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
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.
Radisson Hotel Group has revealed the signing of the Radisson Blu Leninsky Prospect Hotel, Moscow, in Russia. A collaboration with Sherwood Premier, the 150-room property will bring the group’s portfolio in Moscow and its surrounding area to eight hotels and 2,260 rooms in operation or under development.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
The Book Chapel features over 5,000 volumes of carefully selected books, albums and geographic atlases from the 16th to early 20th centuries, valuable from a scientific, cultural, artistic point of view. These publications have passed the test of time and not one generation of readers, many of them were awarded the title of book rarities based on the results of the evaluation at antique auctions.
You are invited to participate in the 23rd SPIMUN conference (25—27 March 2019) organized by Gymnasium 157 founded by Princess of Oldenburg in 1868 and located in the center of St.Petersburg. SPIMUN is one of the United Nations Models affiliated to The Hague International Model United Nations with the same rules of procedure. The conference is a three-day-long simulation of the work of the United Nations. The structure of SPIMUN includes the Security Council, the General Assembly (4 Committees), the ECOSOC and the Special Conference. SPIMUN is designed for high school students (14 — 19 years old).
Industry UpdatesFEBRUARY 2019
20th Episode of Tsar Events' RUSSIA SURVIVAL GUIDE is devoted to OAK HALL of Grand Duke Vladimir Palace
ADMEI recognized Tsar Events DMC & PCO for renewing its Accredited Destination Management Company (ADMC) designation.
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
The total length of the Kremlin walls is 2235 meters
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)
The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro
Russians never shake hands over a door way, they believe it leads to arguments