Tourism

09-06-2008
The Four Seasons Hotel in Damascus has hired a new General Manager, according to a press release from the company.
12-05-2008
The Kharafi Group of Kuwait has announced that it had established the company that will develop and manage the Intercontinental Damascus Hotel (IDH).
28-04-2008
The Four Seasons Damascus Hotel posted a significant hike in activity in 2007 and was a major growth drive for Kingdom Hotel Investments, its majority owner.
31-03-2008
The Syrian Arab Company for Tourist Resorts announced after-tax profits of SYP 200 million during its 2007 fiscal year.
10-03-2008
The number of tourists visiting Syria last year reached 3.19 million, according to the Ministry of Tourism.
10-03-2008
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is the latest international hotel management chain to announce its entry in Syria.
04-02-2008
Income generated by the Ministry of Tourism from three out of the six 5-star hotels it owns grew significantly last year, according to statistics from the Ministry.
21-01-2008
Qatari Diar is inviting local and international companies to participate in a pre-qualification bid for the execution of the marine works for the Ibn Hani tourist project, located 10 km from Lattakia city.
17-12-2007
Accor, the French hotel operator, has quit Syria before even having begun management of the Sofitel Afamia Hotel in Lattakia.
10-12-2007
Bab Al Faraj Company is completing its capital increase through a public subscription offer that started on December 2 and will last until December 26.
19-11-2007
Beit Al Mamlouka, Damascus’ first boutique hotel, has been sold by its owner, May Mamarbachi.
19-11-2007
The Ministry of Economy has granted a license for the establishment of a new company including a number of prominent Syrian businessmen.
29-10-2007
Kempinski Hotels will manage three hotels in the city of Damascus between 2008 and 2010, following an agreement with the NESCO Group of Saudi Arabia.
22-10-2007
The Syrian Commission on Financial Markets and Securities has given its nod to Bab Al Faraj Company to raise SYP 500 million through a capital increase.
08-10-2007
Three of Syria’s top 5-star hotels will be offered for investment to international hotel management firms within a few weeks.

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