HOTEL OF THE WEEK
Conceptualized by award-winning architects Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners, W St. Petersburg is located in the center of the historical »Venice of the North» next to St. Isaac's Cathedral, a stones throw from the lavish Winter Palace with the famed Hermitage Museum and a short stroll from the spectacular Neva River. Located deep in the heart of Saint Petersburg where the city's influences — history, art, and business — connect, W St. Petersburg invites its guests to escape from the ordinary and experience the hottest address in the city.
Alexander Rodionov, DMCP, CMP, Managing Director & Owner of Tsar Events DMC & PCO, ADME International Recognition Award 2016 Winner as Destination Management Professional of the Year
Alexander Rodionov, DMCP, CMP - Managing Director & Owner of Tsar Events DMC & PCO, a Hosts Global Alliance member has won ADME International Recognition Award as Destination Management Professional of the Year.
RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Faberge Museum Café is located in the heart of StPetersburg in the real historical palace — Shuvalov Palace. The palace has an area of about 4,700 square meters and is one of the most beautiful palaces in St. Petersburg, it is both a historical monument and a tourist attraction. Palace houses Faberge museum with the biggest collection of Faberge eggs in the world.
Few more days are left before the 2018 World Cup final draw which will take place in Russia's capital city of Moscow on December 1 at the State Kremlin Palace. A total of 32 teams will feature at the 2018 World Cup, 31 of them coming through a qualifying campaign and one (Russia) making it as host nation.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Peterhof Golf Club was opened on Sunday 4th of June and became the first full length golf course in the city of St. Petersburg. Located in the historical site of Mikhailovka Estate, in Peterhof, this Golf Club is only a 30 minutes drive away from the heart of the northern Capital.
The Circle of Light Moscow international festival is an annual event at which lighting designers and specialists in audiovisual art from various countries reinvent the architectural scene of Moscow by using video mapping. The buildings that symbolize Russia – among them are: the Bolshoi Theatre, the Moscow Manege, the Moscow State University, VDNKh, and others – transform into canvases for large colorful video projections. The admission to all festival venues is free.
Industry UpdatesOCTOBER 2017
Moscow actually has more billionaires living in the area than any other city in the world. With a total of 74 billionaires, Moscow beats New York City's statistic by three.
Every day over 9 MILLION passengers ride the Metro, Moscow's vast underground subway system. In a single day, an average of 9915 trains operate between 5am — 1am.
There are 221 museums, 2,000 libraries, more than 80 theaters, 100 concert organizations, 45 galleries, 62 cinemas and 80 club establishments of culture in St Petersburg
The total length of the Kremlin walls is 2235 meters
The Metro of St. Petersburg is the world’s deepest subway (about100 m deep)
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