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
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.
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.
27 MAY — 30 SEPTEMBER 2018
The XV International Festival of Sand Sculptures will take place at the beach of Peter and Paul Fortress, St Petersburgfrom 27 May to 30 September 2018.
Industry UpdatesSEPTEMBER 2018
In terms of population, Russia is the ninth largest country in the world, even though it's the world's biggest country
Russian language does not include a word for 'the' or 'a' which is good because these often lead to confusion in other languages
Where is the largest McDonald's in the WORLD? In Moscow and in Beijing (700 seats per each)
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)
The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro
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.