Tourism

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.
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.

Events

Investment Facilities at the Industrial City of Adra
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Syria Pharma
Damascus International Fairground