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 DMC & PCO has become the first Russian DMC to earn Accredited Destination Management Company designation
ADMEI's Destination Management Company Accreditation program is designed to elevate professional standards and designate firms that demonstrate advanced knowledge and experience essential to the practice of destination management. Tsar Events DMC & PCO has been recognized as meeting the standards and criteria that are indicative of the highest quality destination management service providers.
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.
Natalia Vorobyova, Project Manager at Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence)
Natalia Vorobyova, Project Manager at Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence). The Certified Incentive specialist designation is awarded to DMC specialists upon successful passing of exams following extensive learning courses, case studies research and workshops participation. Preparation program includes how incentive programs are designed, what motivates people to achieve greater levels of performance and the positive impact of incentive travel and business results.
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.
Industry UpdatesFEBRUARY 2020
Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has been nominated for World MICE Awards in category Russia's Best MICE Organiser 2020
Russians never shake hands over a door way, they believe it leads to arguments
St. Petersburg was known as Petrograd from 1914 to 1924 and Leningrad from 1924 to 1991
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.
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
Russian language does not include a word for 'the' or 'a' which is good because these often lead to confusion in other languages
Russia is a transcontinental country, extending halfway around the northern hemisphere and covering much of eastern and north-eastern Europe and the whole of northern Asia