HOTEL OF THE WEEK
Conceptualized by award-winning architects Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners, W St. Petersburg is located in the center of the historical »Venice of the North» next to St. Isaac's Cathedral, a stones throw from the lavish Winter Palace with the famed Hermitage Museum and a short stroll from the spectacular Neva River. Located deep in the heart of Saint Petersburg where the city's influences — history, art, and business — connect, W St. Petersburg invites its guests to escape from the ordinary and experience the hottest address in the city.
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.
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.
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.
The Circle of Light Moscow international festival is an annual event at which lighting designers and specialists in audiovisual art from various countries reinvent the architectural scene of Moscow by using video mapping. The buildings that symbolize Russia – among them are: the Bolshoi Theatre, the Moscow Manege, the Moscow State University, VDNKh, and others – transform into canvases for large colorful video projections. The admission to all festival venues is free.
Industry UpdatesOCTOBER 2017
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour holds around 5,000-6,000 at one time and is the tallest Eastern Orthodox church in the world and currently the largest operating Orthodox Church in the world
Ladoga lake is the largest one in Europe. Its area makes 18 400 sq km, average depth is 51 m, the largest one is up to 230 m.
Russian language does not include a word for 'the' or 'a' which is good because these often lead to confusion in other languages
Russian language uses the Cyrillic alphabet instead of the Latin and is one of the 5 most spoken languages in the world
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)
Where is the largest McDonald's in the WORLD? In Moscow and in Beijing (700 seats per each)