Tourism

01-09-2008
The Aga Khan Development Network is to develop two 5-star hotels in the old cities of Damascus and Aleppo.
01-09-2008
Syria's income from the Travel and Tourism Industry (TTI) should grow to reach SYP 122 billion in 2008, according to an annual report by the World Travel and Tourism Council.
01-09-2008
Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company has invited international companies for a pre-qualification bid for the construction of villas and buildings at the Ibn Hani Bay Resort in Lattakia.
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.