Tourism

03-05-2010
The Tourism Investment Forum held in Damascus between April 27 and 29 offered some 91 hospitality projects across Syria to potential investors.
25-04-2010
Bena Properties laid down on April 24 the cornerstone of its first project, the Yasmeen Rotana Hotel.
19-04-2010
Dedeman Hotels and Resorts International will manage a new hotel in Lattakia, the fourth property in its Syrian portfolio.
22-03-2010
Nesco Group S.A, Kempinski Hotels’ strategic partner in Syria, has denied that the luxury hotels management chain was withdrawing from the Syrian market.
22-03-2010
Syria’s travel and tourism industry will contribute 5.2 percent of the country’s GDP in 2010 according to a recent forecast report from the World Travel & Tourism Council.
15-03-2010
The Four Seasons Damascus Hotel continued to be among the most profitable properties managed by Kingdom Hotel Investments, its main shareholder, in spite of a decline in occupancy rates and in average revenues per room.
01-03-2010
A new 3-star hotel will take-off the ground in the Jamilia area of Aleppo, following the award of a BOT contract to a local company for that purpose.
01-03-2010
Kempinski Hotels has announced that it has cancelled the contracts for the management of three properties in Damascus.
15-02-2010
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has issued a decree encouraging the establishment of tourist resorts near forested areas.
08-02-2010
Bena Properties has awarded Arabtec Holding a USD 67 million contract to build the Yasmeen Rotana Hotel in Damascus.
01-02-2010
The National Investment Centre, a local company, has announced that it had won a contract to develop a tourism resort in Homs on BOT terms.
01-02-2010
Safir Hotels and Resorts will manage its first property in Aleppo, after the signing of a management contract with Al-Shami, a local company.
25-01-2010
The number of people that visited Syria in 2009 increased by 12 percent compared to the previous year, according to a statement from the Ministry of Tourism.
11-01-2010
Aleppo’s Industrial and Agricultural Fairground, located in the centre of the city will see the rise of a large tourist development.
11-01-2010
Kuwait Commercial Markets Complex Company (KCMCC) has announced that it was establishing a themed amusement park outside Damascus.

Events

Health Care
Damascus International Fairground
6th Damascus Insurance Forum
Four Seasons Hotel