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.
World Travel Awards is the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought after awards programme 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».
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.
A new hotel of 158 rooms was opene in St. Petersburg 28 of May on the eve of the World Cup 2018. It will be the first hotel of the international German brand in Russia. Grand Opening ceremony will take place 05th of July.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Peterhof Golf Club was opened on Sunday 4th of June and became the first full length golf course in the city of St. Petersburg. Located in the historical site of Mikhailovka Estate, in Peterhof, this Golf Club is only a 30 minutes drive away from the heart of the northern Capital.
27 MAY — 30 SEPTEMBER 2018
The XV International Festival of Sand Sculptures will take place at the beach of Peter and Paul Fortress, St Petersburgfrom 27 May to 30 September 2018.
Industry UpdatesJUNE 2018
Russians never shake hands over a door way, they believe it leads to arguments
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
Where is the largest McDonald's in the WORLD? In Moscow and in Beijing (700 seats per each)
There is the closest point between Russia and America that is only 4 km long
Every day over 9 MILLION passengers ride the Metro, Moscow's vast underground subway system. In a single day, an average of 9915 trains operate between 5am — 1am.
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)