Tourism

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.
04-01-2010
The Minister of Tourism, SaadAllah Agha Al-Qalaa, issued on December 30 a decree authorizing the construction of cable railways in Syria.
28-12-2009
The Syrian Teachers Union inaugurated earlier this month a seven-storey hotel located in the coastal city of Tartous.
21-12-2009
Nabil Mazloum, a Saudi Investor of Syrian origin will develop a 5-star hotel on BOT terms in Central Damascus.
07-12-2009
A new hotel will go into service in Suweida at the beginning of 2010.
09-11-2009
A group of businessmen led by AbdelQader Sabra is working on the development of a 4-star hotel on Arwad Island.
02-11-2009
Hospes, a Spanish boutique hotels management firm, will operate its first property in Damascus in 2012.
02-11-2009
The Kuwait Investment Authority plans to set-up a new opera house in Damascus, according to the Ministry of Tourism.