HOTEL OF THE WEEK
The Four Seasons Hotel Moscow is a modern luxury hotel, opened October 30, 2014, with a facade that replicates the historic Hotel Moskva, which previously stood on the same location on Manezhnaya Square in the Tverskoy District, Moscow. Hotel is located less than 75 m from the Red Square entrance, just opposite the State History Museum, 100 m from GUM, across the street from DUMA –The Lower House of the Russian Parliament.
World Travel Awards is the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought after awards program in the global travel and tourism industry. To be voted a World Travel Award winner is the highest accolade a company can receive, this year Tsar Events DMC & PCO has been voted as «Russia's Leading Destination Management Company». It is already second award for Tsar Events.
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.
Street Music Day will be organized for the first time in Russia. St.Petersburg will be the first city in Russia to hold this event on 25th of September. Mini concerts around the city center will start at 12:00, entrance will be free of charge.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
St. Petersburg Projection Museum (Lumiere Hall) is located inside of the building the largest gasholder of the 19th century in the very center of St. Petersburg. Gasholder has long been abandoned and could not find his destiny but in 2015 it was turned into a Museum of projections – the First in Russia.
Moscow International Automobile Salon (МIAS), the leading national automotive event of the year, is held in Russia in accordance with the exhibition calendar of the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles (OICA) every other year on even years.
Industry UpdatesAUGUST 2016
St. Petersburg Open 2016 (International ATP World Tour tennis tournament) will take place 19-25 September
Aeroflot Russian Airlines has won new 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards as Best Airline in Eastern Europe
Entertainment Park The Magical World of Russia will be built within 3 years on the border of the Kaluga and Moscow regions
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
The Metro of St. Petersburg is the world’s deepest subway (about100 m deep)
There is the closest point between Russia and America that is only 4 km long
Russian language does not include a word for 'the' or 'a' which is good because these often lead to confusion in other languages
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
St. Petersburg was known as Petrograd from 1914 to 1924 and Leningrad from 1924 to 1991