Tourism

28-04-2014
The Ministry of Tourism is organising on May a conference to attract local investors interested in small and medium-sized projects.
14-04-2014
The Syrian government plans to retender the contract for the management of a prime four-star hotel in central Damascus after a previous tender failed to generate competitive offers.
17-03-2014
The direct losses incurred by the tourism sector in the city of Aleppo alone amount to USD 500 million, according to an industry analyst.
17-02-2014
A bomb planted last week under the Carlton Aleppo Hotel, which had opened its doors only a few months before the beginning of the uprising, destroyed parts of the property and killed several soldiers.
23-12-2013
The Syrian government has awarded to private investors a 25-year contract for the management of a prime four-star hotel in central Damascus.
09-12-2013
Two new hospitality resorts are being established in Tartous and Lattakia, as the coastal area remains the only part of Syria to witness some form of limited investment.
11-11-2013
The Ministry of Tourism is reporting that only three investors have put forward bids to develop three different sites it is offering for investment in Damascus and Tartous.
14-10-2013
The government is doubling the exit fee for Syrians departing their country.
14-10-2013
According to the Syrian ministry of tourism, close to 400 hotels across the country are out of service.
23-09-2013
After a long legal battle, the management rights of the Semiramis Hotel will return back to its owner, a state entity.
27-05-2013
Occupancy rates at Damascus hotels in 2012 were only a fifth of what they were two years earlier, according to a recently released report.
12-04-2013
The coastal area is the only remaining part of Syria where some new investment projects are announced, including recently the development of two new tourism properties.
05-04-2013
Cham Hotels, Syria’s largest hotel chain, witnessed a second consecutive dismal year in 2012 as Syria’s tourism industry remains distressed.
02-04-2013
Hundreds of tourist facilities closed in the last two years in and around Damascus, according to a union official.
04-03-2013
Syria’s income from the hospitality industry fell a dramatic 95 percent in two years, according to an official from the Ministry of Tourism.

Events

Moms Babies and Kids
Damascus International Fairground
2nd International Finance Markets Investment Forum 2011
Sheraton Hotel Aleppo