HOTEL OF THE WEEK
Don't miss the first SO Sofitel hotel in Russia, located in the heart of the rich cultural center of St. Petersburg. In this hotel, designed by architect Antonio Citterio, the mysteries of the House of Faberge are revealed in a modern setting. The breathtaking views of St. Isaac's Cathedral await you, along with Just Say So, a new service concept, and SO evening parties on our scenic summer terrace.
Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO is the only company in Russia run by CMP. Managing Director Alexander Rodionov is the first CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) and the First DMCP (Destination Management Certified Professional) in Russia! CMP credential is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the meeting, convention, exhibition, and event industry. The qualifications for certification are based on professional experience, education, and a rigorous exam.
RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
At the intersection of Konnogvardeysky Boulevard, 4 and Konnogvardeysky Lane, the restaurant of Russian cuisine Petrousha was opened. The former barracks of the Life Guards of the Equestrian Regiment have thus finally turned into, perhaps, the most famous restaurant address of the Northern Capital.Petrousha restaurant has 3 halls for 160 seats: a living room (40 seats), a craft hall (64 seats) and a fireplace hall (56 seats), children's room is present. Antique furniture, antique interior items, engravings of Petersburg, drawings of the majestic buildings of the young capital, portraits of outstanding people of Peter's time, soft music, elegant lamps, smoke ceramics and Dulev tea set — the interior and the atmosphere of the restaurant seem to transfer guests during the youth of the great Emperor, the era of Peter Ensembles and the Grand Embassy.
Natalia Vorobyova, Project Manager at Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence)
Natalia Vorobyova, Project Manager at Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence). The Certified Incentive specialist designation is awarded to DMC specialists upon successful passing of exams following extensive learning courses, case studies research and workshops participation. Preparation program includes how incentive programs are designed, what motivates people to achieve greater levels of performance and the positive impact of incentive travel and business results.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Recently rennovated Beggrov's mansion with the unic view to Nevskiy prospect is finally opened for the guests! At first the building belonged to the artist Mr.Beggrov, then since 1895 and up to 2000 one of the largest Russian banks had operated here. By 1917 it was ranked first bank in Russia with the largest number of assets, loans, deposits and accounts.
11 — 13 SEPTEMBER 2020
Head of Saint Petersburg Convention Bureau announced that Saint Petersburg Travel Hub Forum will become annual event and take place in St. Petersburg every September. On September 11 and 12, 2019, the second travel forum St. Petersburg Travel Hub was held on the site of UNWTO 23rd General Assembly. The forum became a meeting place for tourism community leaders and brought together participants from 57 regions of Russia.
Within the frameworks of the Saint Petersburg Travel Hub 2019 business programme, more than 10 discussion sessions and round tables were planned in the current industry development directions. Experts paid special attention to promoting the tourism opportunities of the country, the medical and health tourism development, international cooperation in the humanitarian field, the sustainable development of regions as tourist destinations and other issue
Industry UpdatesFEBRUARY 2020
Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has been nominated for World MICE Awards in category Russia's Best MICE Organiser 2020
The Russian State Libraryis the biggest in Europe and second in the World after Library of Congress in the USA. The Russian State Library is located in Moscow and was founded in 1862.
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)
«Alexander and Natalie» located in the famous Arbat Street is the only Moscow fountain with drinking water
There is the closest point between Russia and America that is only 4 km long
Russia is a transcontinental country, extending halfway around the northern hemisphere and covering much of eastern and north-eastern Europe and the whole of northern Asia
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour holds around 5,000-6,000 at one time and is the tallest Eastern Orthodox church in the world and currently the largest operating Orthodox Church in the world