Dream Villages Project launched in Lattakia

“Lattakia’s rich history and culture, its natural diversity as well as its historic and archaeological attractions have  made the province an important tourist destination” Eng. Firas   Wardi Head of the Tourism Marketing and Promotion Department at Lattakia’s Tourism Directorate said in an interview with the Syriatimes e-newspaper..

He pointed out that the Lattakia’s tourism directorate in cooperation with the ministry of tourism and a number of concerned civil society associations exert major efforts to revitalize the province’s tourism and encourage national investment in this sector as Lattakia has many charming landscapes and a unique cultural heritage.

108 tourist facilities in the province .. Promotion of tourist areas to revive domestic and popular tourism

Homs, (ST)-"Tourism sector in the governorate is witnessing a gradual improvement thanks to the return of security and safety. Despite the difficult conditions and the high costs of reconstruction, a good recovery in this sector is recorded at the beginning of each season". Declared Eng. Ahmed Akash, Homs Tourism Director stressing that the number of tourist establishments operating in the governorate reaches 108, ranging from two to five star levels, of which 45 are in the governorate's countryside.

The return of four tourist facilities to work in Sweida after stopping for years

The Directorate of Tourism in Sweida revealed the return of four tourist establishments to work in Thahr alJabal in Sweida after stopping for years because of the terrorist war on Syria.

Head of the Directorate of tourism in Sweida Yarub Arbeed told SANA correspondent that these projects are stationed in the tourist area of Thahr alJabal, which is characterized by its charming nature, hills, fresh air and breathtaking view that make it an attractive location for resort and one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the province.

An American tourist group visits the ancient city of Palmyra

Homs, (ST) - An American tourists group visited the ancient city of Palmyra.  They showed admiration for the city's features and monuments, expressing their pain and sorrow for the damage caused by ISIS terrorist attacks on some of its historic landmarks before it was defeated from the area.

The tourist group whose members advocate the peoples national causes and support their struggle against colonialism and the occupation forces, especially the Syrian and Palestinian peoples, visited the National Museum of Palmyra, the famous Temple of Bel, the Columns Street, the Archaeological Theater and  the headquarters of the Senate.

Safita Tower A rare architectural masterpiece

Tartous  (ST) Located about 250km away From Damascus, Safita is a north-western city situated to the southeast of Tartous and to the northwest of Krak des Chevaliers. The city has a population of 33,000. It is located on the top of 3 hills and the valleys in between them, on the coastal mountain ranges of Syria. It was important during the crusades, and was inhabited by the Knights Templar of the castle Chastel Blanc while part of the County of Tripoli.