Tourism

01-07-2004
The Minister of Tourism, Saadallah Agha al-Qall'a has announced that his ministry is planning to open regional tourism offices abroad.
01-06-2004
Arrivals of tourists and visitors to Syria have continued to rise in the first quarter of this year according to the Syrian ministry of tourism.
01-06-2004
Osman al-Aidi, owner of the luxury Cham Hotels chain in Syria as well as of a number of luxury hotels and resorts in France has signed a management contract with Hong-Kong-based Mandarin Oriental Hotel group.
01-06-2004
The Cham Hotels chain has opened its first deluxe hotel outside Syria.
01-05-2004
According to Osman al-Aïdi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cham Hotels, the largest hotel chain in Syria and one of the largest in the Middle East, the Syrian PM, Naji al-Otri has "asked" him to list the company in an internationa...
01-03-2004
The Dubai-based Rotana hotel chain is planning to open its first hotel in Syria.
01-02-2004
For the second year in a row, Syria's tourist arrivals figure has crossed the 2-million mark.
01-01-2004
The project will be the largest tourism resort on the Syrian coast. The total number of beds will be 5,000 on completion.
01-11-2003
Syria was elected Chairman of the Middle East Committee of the World Tourism Organisation (WTO) for the coming two years, during the WTO's 15th General Assembly meeting held in October in China.
01-10-2003
Syria has witnessed a drop of 18 percent in the arrival of tourists in the country in the first half of this year.
01-10-2003
The Attar Group (AG) is planning to open a new Four-star hotel in Aleppo.
01-08-2003
Decree N°29 provides debt rescheduling to hotels and restaurants. Thousands of additional hotel beds and restaurant seats are expected to be available in the market as a result.
01-02-2003
According to preliminary figures from the Ministry of Tourism, the number of tourist arrivals crossed the 4 million mark last year, the first time ever, to reach a total of 4.3 million.
01-01-2003
According to press reports from the Gulf, a number of new investors are entering into the capital of the Damascus Four Seasons Hotel.
01-11-2002
A year on, the impacts of the September 11 on Syria's tourism figures seem to have been overestimated and not as long-lasting as originally feared.

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