Tourism & Society

July, 2017

  • 28 July

    Bloudan Tourism Festival 2017 kicks off in Damascus Countryside

    Damascus countryside, SANA – Activities of Bloudan Tourism Festival 2017 kicked off in Bloudan city in Damascus Countryside on Thursday evening with songs of joy and love of the homeland ...

  • 25 July

    Tourism Minister: Bloudan Festival will be the first of many tourist festivals in Syria

    Damascus, SANA – The Ministry of Tourism is preparing for holding the Bloudan Tourist Festival 2017 on July 27th in cooperation with Damascus Countryside Governorate. The Festival is part of ...

June, 2017

  • 27 June

    Government delegation inspects projects in Lattakia

    Lattakia, SANA – A government delegation headed by Local Administration and Environment Minister Hussein Makhlouf on Tuesday inspected work on a number of projects approved during the visit of a ...

March, 2017

  • 26 March

    Tourism Minister to Italian medical delegation: Syrians’ will to live will rebuild the country

    Damascus, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi on Saturday met an Italian medical delegation headed by Dr. Jamal Abu Abbas, the representative of the Syrian community in Italy. During the ...

  • 12 March

    Tourism Minister meets Irish delegation

    Damascus, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi on Sunday met an Irish delegation headed by Declan Hayes, affirming to them that Syria has been subjected to media and economic terrorism ...

February, 2017

  • 1 February

    Syria takes part in 31st edition of Surajkund International Crafts Mela in India

    New Delhi, SANA – Syria is taking part in the 31st edition of Surajkund International Crafts Mela (fair) that kicked off on Wednesday in the Indian state of Haryana with ...

January, 2017

  • 26 January

    Syrian Tourism Minister discusses in Tehran means to activate mutual visits

    Tehran, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi discussed on Thursday with the Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Hamid Mohammadi the bilateral relations in tourism sector and the mechanisms ...

  • 17 January

    Syria, China discuss enhancing relations in tourism sector

    Damascus, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi discussed with Chinese Ambassador to Syria Qi Qianjin means to enhance Syrian-Chinese relations, mainly in the tourism sector in terms of exchange of ...

December, 2016

  • 12 December

    Rural mud houses in Lattakia, architectural details bespeaking old history

    Lattakia, SANA – Despite the drop in their numbers, some villages in Lattakia province still contain old mud houses built before the introduction of stonework and cement and modern houses, ...

November, 2016

  • 19 November

    Social Affairs Minister: Working to improve social services centers

    Damascus, SANA – Social Affairs and Labor Minister Rima al-Qadiri said that the Ministry is working in partnership with the civil sector to improve social services centers and the services ...