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 THIRD 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.
Starting on February 18, 2017, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will increase the frequency of flights between Saint Petersburg and Amsterdam (the Netherlands), from one to two flights a day. A new daily morning service from Pulkovo to Schiphol Airport will be operated by Boeing 737 aircraft with economy and business cabins.
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.
ITM — INTOURMARKET was initiated by the whole Association of Tour operators of Russia and World Tourism Organization bringing together hosted buyers & travel professionals from all Russian regions with Russian & international tourism key players.
Industry UpdatesFEBRUARY 2017
Russia is the only State in the world, on the territory of which there are 12 seas
In terms of population, Russia is the ninth largest country in the world, even though it's the world's biggest country
St. Petersburg was known as Petrograd from 1914 to 1924 and Leningrad from 1924 to 1991
The Metro of St. Petersburg is the world’s deepest subway (about100 m deep)
Russian language does not include a word for 'the' or 'a' which is good because these often lead to confusion in other languages
There are 7 absolutely the same high-rise buildings in Moscow: 2 hotels, 2 administrative buildings, 2 blocks of flats and the Moscow State University