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Syria travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Syria. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Syria. Damaskus Travel information. Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon to the southwest, the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.

Iran claims US fighter jets ‘endangered’ Mahan Air passenger plane

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 24, 2020 00:55

Iranian media claims that US Air Force fighter jets 'unsafely intercepted' Iran's Mahan Air passenger aircraft en route from Tehran to Beirut, causing 'injuries' to several passengers. Earlier Iranian officials ... Read More

Turkey opens Gates to Europe for Syrians

The Media Line The Media Line- March 1, 2020 17:28

Europe is on high alert, not only for Coronavirus but for refugees from Syria entering the Schengen area. NATO "Partner" Turkey will allow refugees to leave its country as it ... Read More

Etihad Airways marks UN World Refugee Day by helping Syrian refugees in Jordan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019 15:46

Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, has recognised UN World Refugee Day by unveiling education initiatives and donating urgent supplies for Syrian refugees in Mrajeeb Al ... Read More

Syrian Tourism Minister: Work in progress to attract tourists from Russia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 01:20

Syria’s authorities are making persistent efforts to attract guests from Russia, with religious tourism viewed as a major area, Syrian Tourism Minister Rami Radwan Martini said on Friday. "Work is ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019 02:38

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey due to terrorism and arbitrary detentions with some areas having ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 07:56

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian refugees, but at the FITUR trade show in Madrid last month ... Read More

Syrians shot missiles that took out Russian military plane

editor editor- September 18, 2018 18:57

The Syrian air force accidentally downed a Russian military reconnaissance flight with missiles with 14 aboard. Read More

AIRBNB speaks out on Supreme Court decision on US travel ban

editor editor- June 27, 2018 02:23

Today, the US Supreme Court decided to uphold the travel ban designed by the Trump administration. The ban restricts nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and even America's "newest ... Read More

US flight advisory for airspace adjacent to Damascus, Syria

editor editor- April 14, 2018 02:23

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued strong warnings to all air carriers in the Syrian region due to the armed forces strike being carried out by the U.S., ... Read More

Eurocontrol issues alert to airlines over ‘possible NATO air strikes on Syria’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2018 23:15

Eurocontrol, an EU body responsible for handling air traffic over the continent, has issued a Rapid Alert Notification to flight operators in the eastern Mediterranean, warning them to be ready ... Read More

6 crew members and 26 passengers killed in Russian plane crash in Syria

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2018 15:22

A Russian military transport airplane has crashed during landing at Khmeimim Airbase in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry has said. Six crew members as well as 26 passengers were killed ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai in Syria to help relaunch of tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2017 21:09

Syrian Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi met on Sunday the Secretary-General of the Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai and the accompanying delegation. Yazigi said that the upcoming stage regarding the tourism ... Read More

Happy Chanukah from a land of miracles: Syria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 15, 2017 10:23

Peace through tourism works, even if this type of tourism is quiet different. This is a unique friendship and a Happy Chanukah: Syrians and the Israeli Army saviors. This morning ... Read More

Greek top administrative court approves forced deportations of Syrian migrants

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 22, 2017 19:16

Greece’s top administrative court on Friday approved the forced deportation of two Syrian refugees, setting a precedent for hundreds of similar cases, a justice source said. Over 750 Syrian exiles ... Read More

Medical Tourism? What about Damascus, Syria?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2017 05:53

Need plastic surgery but you cannot afford American or European fees? Why not go to Damascus, Syria. Damascus has seen a massive boom in plastic surgery tourism as the devaluation ... Read More

Reverse Immigration to Syria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2017 05:46

From Syria to Turkey to Europe and from there to Syria, a seaway whose features have been deeply rooted in the minds of some Syrians escaping the conflict and driven ... Read More