Tourism

23-03-2015
A Syrian state media has reported that the Ministry of Tourism has awarded a license for the construction of a small 4-star hotel located in the Mazzeh district of Damascus.
16-03-2015
The Syrian Tourism Company, a state-owned company established last year, has signed management contracts for two resorts in Tartous.
09-03-2015
Hundreds of historical sites in Syria have been damaged during the conflict, according to a Government official, a fifth of which are in Aleppo.
02-03-2015
Cham Palaces and Hotels, a large chain of upscale hotels across Syria, reported an increase in revenues in 2014 after years of falling occupancy rates.
09-02-2015
A Syrian official has announced that the contract of a Qatari company to develop an upscale hospitality project on the Syrian coast is being terminated.
13-10-2014
Occupancy rates in hotels in the coastal area were high during the summer season and in September according to the Chairman of Syria’s Federation of Chambers of Tourism.
06-10-2014
A new amusement and entertainment centre located in a Damascus suburb has recently opened its doors.
25-08-2014
A Russian company is planning to expand its investment in the tourism sector in Syria’s coastal area.
18-08-2014
Some 90 percent of Syria’s travel agents have stopped operating since the beginning of the uprising, according to a report.
28-07-2014
The management of the Semiramis Hotel, a prime 4-star property in Central Damascus, has finally been awarded to a local company.
23-06-2014
The owner of the Semiramis Hotel will tender for the third time the contract to manage the property after it failed to attract its target price.
02-06-2014
Syrian nationals accounted for almost a quarter of hotel nights spent in Lebanon last year, contributing significantly to the health of that country’s hospitality industry, a report shows.
26-05-2014
Updated January 16, 2015: Jupiter Investments, a company affiliated to the Hamsho Group, is seeking to obtain a license to invest in a large coastal resort off the city of Tartous.
05-05-2014
More than 80 percent of hotels located in Homs are out of service, according to a Government official.
28-04-2014
The Ministry of Tourism is organising on May a conference to attract local investors interested in small and medium-sized projects.