Tourism

03-08-2008
Several large Gulf Real Estate Developers have put forward bids to develop the three major tourist compounds offered by the Ministry of Tourism in Lattakia, Palmyra and on the shores of Lake Assad.
16-06-2008
Intourist Sinara, a Russian consortium, laid down on June 11 the foundation stone of a new 4-star tourist resort in Lattakia.
16-06-2008
The Ministry of Tourism has awarded contracts to develop and operate seven sites it had offered during the 3rd Tourism Investment Market Forum held late April 2007.
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 Hotel in Damascus 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.

Events

Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
First Forum on Eco-friendly products
Tekkiye Sulaymanieh