The Cham Hotels chain has opened its first deluxe hotel outside Syria.
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...
The Dubai-based Rotana hotel chain is planning to open its first hotel in Syria.
For the second year in a row, Syria's tourist arrivals figure has crossed the 2-million mark.
The project will be the largest tourism resort on the Syrian coast. The total number of beds will be 5,000 on completion.
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.
Syria has witnessed a drop of 18 percent in the arrival of tourists in the country in the first half of this year.
The Attar Group (AG) is planning to open a new Four-star hotel in Aleppo.
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.
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.
According to press reports from the Gulf, a number of new investors are entering into the capital of the Damascus Four Seasons Hotel.
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.
Cham Palaces and Hotels, the leading hotel chain in Syria, has signed an agreement with Jordan's Social Security Corporation (SSC) to manage two hotels in Jordan.
Syria launched on Friday 10 August its first tourism month, Syrian Festival 2002.
20,000 people cross daily the Syrian-Jordanian borders according to the Jordanian border police.


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