Petersburg expects to host more than 7 million tourists in 2017
«The authorities of St. Petersburg expect that by the end of 2017 the city will visit more than 7 million tourists», — said the Head of the sector of regional and international projects of the city committee for the development of tourism Alexander Martynov.
2018 World Cup final draw will be in Moscow next week
Few more days are left before the 2018 World Cup final draw which will take place in Russia's capital city of Moscow on December 1 at the State Kremlin Palace. A total of 32 teams will feature at the 2018 World Cup, 31 of them coming through a qualifying campaign and one (Russia) making it as host nation.
The Christmas Fair in St. Petersburg will open 23rd of December 2017
The 11th Christmas fair will be held under support of St. Petersburg Government and the Committee for entrepreneurship and consumer market. The celebration will be held in the best traditions of old Russian fairs. You will see a cheerful buffoons and Gypsies in colourful clothes, hear the ringing laughter of idle revelers and the cheerful laughter of children.
The world biggest Planetarium was opened in St. Petersburg
Lumiere Hall St. Petersburg (also known as St. Petersburg Projection Museum) has opened planetarium this weekend. It is the biggest planetariumin the world. Dome with 37 meters diameter is installed inside of the building, it is made of monolith polycarbonate, wood and aluminum.
Russia Largest Railway Museum was opened in St. Petersburg
Russia’s main railway museum and one of the world’s largest railway museums was opened on November 1, 2017 in St. Petersburg.
The museum complex is spread over a vast area. It has two buildings — an old locomotive depot building and an eye-catching modern building. The buildings are connected with a suspension bridge to make a single structure.
St. Petersburg will get the world tallest Ferris wheel in 2020
St. Petersburg City Administration together with private investors are planning to build the world tallest Ferris wheel on the territory of Vasilevsky Island in 2020. It will be highest city attraction – with 170 meters height. Exact location will be announced in the end of the year.
Cirque du Soleil is happy to announce OVO's coming to Russia
They are amazing and curious creatures. They are extremely diverse and breathtakingly charming. They live in a secret world at our feet. Cirque du Soleil offers you to spend a day in a colorful colony of OVO insects to together enjoy the sunrise, experience the beauty of flight, overcome loneliness and, eventually, fall in love.
Meet Tsar Events RUSSIA DMC & PCO during IBTM World in Barcelona, Spain
Tsar Events RUSSIA DMC & PCO together with recently opened Tsar Events PANAMA DMC & PCO will be at stand G40 together with St. Petersburg Convention Bureau. Our team will be happy to tell you everything about Russia and Panama facilies for your MICE event.
The World Festival of Youth and Students will starts in Sochi, Russia 14th of October
This year, Russia will host the
The World Festival of Youth and Students has been active since 1947. In 1957 and 1985, the Festival was held in Moscow. The 1957 Festival in Moscow was the biggest event in its history unting 34,000 delegates from 131 countries. In 2017, we expect around 30,000 from 150 countries to attend the event!
St. Petersburg has won World Travel Award 2017 in Europe’s Leading Destination nomination
Saint Petersburg has been recognised as Europe’s Leading City Destination by the World Travel Awards, with Saint Petersburg Governor, Georgy Poltavcheko, collecting the trophy at a glittering ceremony at Ethnography Musum on September, 30. The Venice of the North has won the tourist Oscar for the third consecutive year.