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Homs Is Witnessing A Gradual Improvement in Tourism Sector

With the growth of various tourism activities and the return of about 70 percent of tourist facilities to service throughout the province of Homs, the number of tourists has increased by 47 percent compared to last year, according to the statistics of the Ministry of Tourism.

 Homs Tourism Director, Eng. Ahmad Akash talked about the various tourism potentials of Homs, such as ecological, religious, cultural and social tourism, as well as the presence of many important archaeological sites such as Palmyra, Al-Hosn Castle, the monasteries and archaeological churches, including the Church of Um Al-Zanar.

Czech magazine: Hijaz station is cultural heritage and one of the most beautiful buildings in Damascus

Prague,ST- The Czech  magazine (people and States), which specializes in tourism has described the Hijaz station in Damascus as one of the most beautiful buildings in the city and it is considered a cultural heritage, noting its distinguished history, design and decor.

The magazine pointed out in a report that the station included four large color images that  it was built in 1917, and  that the Spanish architect Fernando de Aranada, who designed the building  in which he combined the European and eastern style construction.

A promenade monitors the beauty and natural diversity of Syria's coastal area

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Tourism, the Syrian Exploration and Documentation Society ( SEDS) organized a walking tour to draw a sea-mountain tourism route that goes through several tourist areas in Lattakia in order to shed light on the wonderful tourist sites that form an important part of Syria's tourism map.

The walking tour comes within the framework of supporting and promoting adventure tourism and environmental exploration, which has witnessed notable growth recently, head of the Tourism Marketing and Promotion Department at Lattakia’s Tourism Directorate, Eng. Firas Wardi said in a statement to the Syriatimes e-newspaper.

Achievement of the main and secondary wave breakers in the port of Ras al-basit in Lattakia

The main and secondary wave breakers were inaugurated today in Ras Al-Basit port in Lattakia after being expanded and rehabilitated to receive fishing and tourism boats at a cost of about two billion SP. This projects comes within the plan of expanding and developing maritime navigation services.

The project of the General Directorate of Ports provides marine protection to the port basin from waves and storms and contributes to avoid marine disasters and investment of areas in addition to opening investments and development projects in the region.

Tourism in Syria is recovering: Russian Newspaper

Eight years after the crisis in Syria, the number of Russian tourists has increased marking the recovery of the country’s tourism, according to the Russian Kommersant newspaper. The newspaper said that some Russian tourist companies have launched regular flights to Syria.

In its report issued today, the newspaper clarified that Syria's tourism is promising and it is currently flourishing, indicating that thousands of Russian tourists wish to visit Syria.