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.
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
At the intersection of Konnogvardeysky Boulevard, 4 and Konnogvardeysky Lane, the restaurant of Russian cuisine Petrousha was opened. The former barracks of the Life Guards of the Equestrian Regiment have thus finally turned into, perhaps, the most famous restaurant address of the Northern Capital.Petrousha restaurant has 3 halls for 160 seats: a living room (40 seats), a craft hall (64 seats) and a fireplace hall (56 seats), children's room is present. Antique furniture, antique interior items, engravings of Petersburg, drawings of the majestic buildings of the young capital, portraits of outstanding people of Peter's time, soft music, elegant lamps, smoke ceramics and Dulev tea set — the interior and the atmosphere of the restaurant seem to transfer guests during the youth of the great Emperor, the era of Peter Ensembles and the Grand Embassy.
New meta-brand of St. Petersburg was presented by St. Petersburg City Tourist Information Bureau has presented this week. New logo is represented by blue circle that symbolizes Northern Sun and White nights and word «Saint Petersburg» reflecting images of St, Petersburg drawbridges.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Recently rennovated Beggrov's mansion with the unic view to Nevskiy prospect is finally opened for the guests! At first the building belonged to the artist Mr.Beggrov, then since 1895 and up to 2000 one of the largest Russian banks had operated here. By 1917 it was ranked first bank in Russia with the largest number of assets, loans, deposits and accounts.
12 — 16 NOVEMBER 2019
Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum would be held on 15 — 17 November 2019. Mission of Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum shapes the key vector of cultural development as progressive force, giving constructive start in life of our country and world community as a whole.
Industry UpdatesNOVEMBER 2019
St. Petersburg will host 45th International Advertising Association (IAA) World Congress May 27-29 2020
Meet Tsar Events RUSSIA DMC & PCO, a Hosts Global Member during IBTM World in Barcelona, Spain (booth B96 & B97)
Russia's Alexander Palace, the last home of Emperor Nicholas II will reopen to the public next summer
The Urals are the oldest mountains in the world and lake Baikal is the world's deepest lake and the largest reservoir of fresh water on earth
The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)
The Metro of St. Petersburg is the world’s deepest subway (about100 m deep)
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
There is the closest point between Russia and America that is only 4 km long