HOTEL OF THE WEEK
The Four Seasons Hotel Moscow is a modern luxury hotel, opened October 30, 2014, with a facade that replicates the historic Hotel Moskva, which previously stood on the same location on Manezhnaya Square in the Tverskoy District, Moscow. Hotel is located less than 75 m from the Red Square entrance, just opposite the State History Museum, 100 m from GUM, across the street from DUMA –The Lower House of the Russian Parliament.
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.
Starting on February 18, 2017, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will increase the frequency of flights between Saint Petersburg and Amsterdam (the Netherlands), from one to two flights a day. A new daily morning service from Pulkovo to Schiphol Airport will be operated by Boeing 737 aircraft with economy and business cabins.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
St. Petersburg Projection Museum (Lumiere Hall) is located inside of the building the largest gasholder of the 19th century in the very center of St. Petersburg. Gasholder has long been abandoned and could not find his destiny but in 2015 it was turned into a Museum of projections – the First in Russia.
ITM — INTOURMARKET was initiated by the whole Association of Tour operators of Russia and World Tourism Organization bringing together hosted buyers & travel professionals from all Russian regions with Russian & international tourism key players.
Industry UpdatesFEBRUARY 2017
There is the closest point between Russia and America that is only 4 km long
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.
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
Ladoga lake is the largest one in Europe. Its area makes 18 400 sq km, average depth is 51 m, the largest one is up to 230 m.
There are 7 absolutely the same high-rise buildings in Moscow: 2 hotels, 2 administrative buildings, 2 blocks of flats and the Moscow State University
Russia is the only State in the world, on the territory of which there are 12 seas