The Four Seasons Hotel in Damascus has hired a new General Manager, according to a press release from the company.
The Kharafi Group of Kuwait has announced that it had established the company that will develop and manage the Intercontinental Damascus Hotel (IDH).
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.
The Syrian Arab Company for Tourist Resorts announced after-tax profits of SYP 200 million during its 2007 fiscal year.
The number of tourists visiting Syria last year reached 3.19 million, according to the Ministry of Tourism.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is the latest international hotel management chain to announce its entry in Syria.
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.
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.
Accor, the French hotel operator, has quit Syria before even having begun management of the Sofitel Afamia Hotel in Lattakia.
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.
Beit Al Mamlouka, Damascus’ first boutique hotel, has been sold by its owner, May Mamarbachi.
The Ministry of Economy has granted a license for the establishment of a new company including a number of prominent Syrian businessmen.
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.
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.
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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