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.
THE ONLY DESTINATION MANAGEMENT CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS (DMCP) IN RUSSIA: ALEXANDER RODIONOV & TATIANA ZABOLOTSKIKH
We are proud to announce that Tatiana Zabolotskikh — Senior Project Manager of Tsar Events DMC & PCO has passed exams for DESTINATION MANAGEMENT CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL (DMCP) and has become the second DMCP in Russia.
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.
Head of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation Vladislav Tretiak has announced plans to nominate St. Petersburg as a candidate for holding the World Ice hockey championship 2024.
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.
29 JANUARY - 04 FEBRUARY 2018
The 2018 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy is a professional tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It is the 9th edition of the tournament and third time as a WTA Premier tournament. It is part of the 2018 WTA Tour and will be held between 29 January and 4 February 2018.
Industry UpdatesJANUARY 2018
Baikal lake area is 31.5 thousand sq km. The Baikal is the deepest lake in Russia, it is a large world reservoir for fresh water (23 thousand km³)
Where is the largest McDonald's in the WORLD? In Moscow and in Beijing (700 seats per each)
St. Petersburg was known as Petrograd from 1914 to 1924 and Leningrad from 1924 to 1991
The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro
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.