Tourism

24-01-2011
The number of tourists that entered Syria in 2010 stood at 8.5 million, a year-on-year increase of 40 percent, while tourist revenues rose 60 percent, confirming that the country’s tourism sector was finally getting closer to its potential.
17-01-2011
The Ministry of Tourism is seeking consultants to conduct an integrated study for the development of the Island of Arwad, off Tartous.
10-01-2011
Bena Properties has signed a syndicated loan agreement of USD 77 million to finance works at the Yasmeen Rotana Hotel in Damascus.
10-01-2011
Bena Properties has signed a syndicated loan agreement of USD 77 million to finance works at the Yasmeen Rotana Hotel in Damascus.
03-01-2011
Depa has won the contract for the fit-out and loose furnishings of the Yasmeen Rotana Hotel in Damascus, the first contract the UAE-based company earns in Syria.
03-01-2011
Depa has won the contract for the fit-out and loose furnishings of the Yasmeen Rotana Hotel in Damascus, the first contract the UAE-based company earns in Syria.
06-12-2010
Porto Village Hotel, a hotel located in the Porto Tartous Development, previously known as Antaradus, will open its doors next month, according to Wahoud Group, the company developing the project.
22-11-2010
Two new hotels have begun operations in Aleppo and were inaugurated on November 11 by the Prime Minister, Naji Otri.
15-11-2010
Jumeirah, a UAE based group, will manage the 5-star hotel that will be part of Abraj Souria, a development by Souria Holding in the Baramkeh district of Damascus.
14-11-2010
Tofarco, a Cypriot developer, has been selected by the Syrian Government to develop a pilot zone in the Snobar project, one of the largest real estate developments in the country.
08-11-2010
Saco, a Saudi company specialized in the distribution of building materials, has signed a contract, for the development of a hotel in the Hijaz area of Damascus.
25-10-2010
The number of tourists that entered Syria in the first nine months of 2010 stood at 6.6 million, a year-on-year increase of 46 percent, according to the Ministry of Tourism.
18-10-2010
Salim Ramia and Ammar Sabbagh have established a joint-venture to run movie theatres in Syria.
14-10-2010
Dedeman Hotels and Intourist Sinara have formally signed a management contract for the 4-star Joul Jammal Resort the latter is developing in Lattakia.
11-10-2010
Al-Noor, a Charity based in Aleppo, has announced two calls for tenders to build a 3-star hotel and a hospital on a BOT basis in Syria’s northern city.

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