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March, 2018

  • 15 March

    Syria, Russia to enhance cooperation in tourism and hospitality training

    Moscow, SANA – Tourism Minister, Bishr Yazagi, discussed Thursday with Head of Russian Federal Agency for Tourism, Oleg Safonov bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism. The two ministers discussed …

February, 2018

  • 23 February

    Al-Yazigi: Tourism Ministry will promote and service tourist sites in Hama

    Hama, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr al-Yazigi toured a number of sites and areas that can be used to host tourist investments in al-Ghab and Masyaf areas. Accompanied by Hama …

  • 19 February

    2nd phase of National Program for Sustainable Development of Handicrafts kicks off in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA- As part of its strategy to revive and protect traditional industries in Syria, the Ministry of Tourism launched the second phase of the National Program for Sustainable Development …

January, 2018

  • 25 January

    Higher Council for Tourism grants incentives to investors willing to set up projects in Syria

    Damascus, SANA – The higher Council for Tourism provided special advantages and incentives to the investors willing to set up tourist projects, thereby helping to overcome the challenges facing investment …

December, 2017

  • 26 December

    UNWTO Secretary General : Launching media campaign highlighting the return of tourism sector in Syria

    Damascus, SANA- Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb al-Refai, stressed that thanks to the Syrian people’s will and sacrifices, the tourist sector will recover quickly. Al-Refai remarks came …

  • 25 December

    Event for “Fronloq Reserve” in Lattakia to educate children how to promote tourist destinations

    Lattakia, SANA – An awareness activity was lately held in Lattakia by Fronloq Reserve environmental education unit of the Directorate of Agriculture of Lattakia in cooperation with the National Association …

  • 24 December

    Prime Minister: Syria ready to cooperate with all organizations that believe in the country’s ancient civilization

    Damascus, SANA – Prime Minister Imad Khamis discussed on Sunday with Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai, the efforts exerted by the government to promote …

  • 24 December

    Tourism Minister: Necessity to focus on business and religious tourism to revive the liberated areas

    Damascus, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi met on Sunday Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai and the accompanying delegation. Yazigi said that the upcoming …

  • 15 December

    “Syria’s Manger Has Room for Everyone” opened at Ibrahim al-Khalil Convent

    Damascus, SANA – A Christmas festivity titled “Syria’s Manger Has Room for Everyone” was inaugurated at the monastery of Ibrahim al-Khalil Convent in Damascus, organized by Sabro volunteer team of …

November, 2017

  • 25 November

    Massar concludes the activities of “My Right to Learn with a Book”

    Damascus, SANA –Massar program concluded the activities of its project “My Right to Learn with a Book” which is a part of its “With a Book” campaign at the Old …