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.
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.
S7 Airlines launched regular flights from Pulkovo Airport (St. Petersburg) to Berlin (Tegel Airport), the press service of the Air Portal of the Northern Capital LLC reports. Flights are performed on Airbus A319 aircrafts three times a week: on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Opening on the 4th of June 2017, Peterhof Golf Club will become 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.
St. Petersburg International Economic Forum is the main annual international economic and business forum convened in Russia. The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum was established in 1997. Since 2006 SPIEF is held under the patronage of the President of the Russian Federation.
Industry UpdatesMAY 2017
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
Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first human to journey into outer space when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on April 12, 1961
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
The Trans-Siberian Railway (connectingMoscow and Vladivostok) is the longest railway in the world
Russian language uses the Cyrillic alphabet instead of the Latin and is one of the 5 most spoken languages in the world
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)