Tourism

22-05-2018
The foundation stone of a rare Russian investment in Syria was laid last week near Tartous.
20-03-2018
Damascus’ landmark Four Seasons Hotel is now the property of one of the country’s most powerful business cronies.
20-03-2018
The award by the government of a prime investment location in Damascus has brought forward a new figure in the Syrian business community.
23-01-2018
The Homs city council has signed a new management contract for the city’s only four-star hotel.
09-01-2018
The Ministry of Tourism has offered for investment a large plot of land on the Mediterranean coast, which will likely go to regime linked figures and, possibly, Russian investors.
19-09-2017
The issuance of Syrian passports continues to generate significant foreign currency revenues but to a lower extent than in previous years, according to a government official.
22-08-2017
The Cham Hotels Group, the largest hotel operator in the country, has reported an increase in its revenues in the first half of this year, although they stand at only a fraction of their pre-uprising level.
11-07-2017
The Ministry of Tourism has inaugurated a small tourist coastal resort in Lattakia, a rare event since 2011.
13-06-2017
Cham Holding is expected to conclude a long-term agreement to develop a real estate project for the first time since the beginning of the uprising in 2011.
06-06-2017
The Ministry of Tourism is looking at offering several incentives to attract investment in a sector that can generate significant foreign currency revenues for the Government.
16-05-2017
The Ministry of Tourism said that arrivals increased markedly in the first quarter of this year, although it did not say how many of these visitors were actual tourists.
22-11-2016
Hundreds of hospitality facilities continue to operate in Syria relying on domestic tourism, the Minister of Tourism has said, although revenues have fallen dramatically.
11-10-2016
Only thirty-one countries worldwide still accept Syrians without imposing visas prior to their travel.
13-09-2016
The Syrian government has more than doubled the taxes Syrians will pay to leave the country.
16-11-2015
Looking for new sources of tax income, the Syrian government is now targeting the tourism sector.

Events

EDU 2011 Damascus
Kiwan Land
6th Damascus Insurance Forum
Four Seasons Hotel