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.
Tsar Events DMC & PCO was voted as best DMC 2011 by New European Economy magazine’s readers.
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.
International hotel chain Marriott International is planning to open soon 12 new hotels in Russia, the president and managing director of Marriott in Europe, Amy McPherson, and the company’s president and CEO, Arne Sorenson, said in an interview to Interfax news agency.
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.
You are invited to participate in the 19th SPIMUN conference (26—29 March 2017) 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 UpdatesMARCH 2017
Latvian national airline airBaltic will start operating flights on a new route Riga - Kazan - Riga from April 26, 2017
Moscow is the biggest city in Europe. Population is 10.5 million. Statistic says that Moscow population is expecting to be 16 millions by 2020.
There are 221 museums, 2,000 libraries, more than 80 theaters, 100 concert organizations, 45 galleries, 62 cinemas and 80 club establishments of culture in St Petersburg
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
Russian language does not include a word for 'the' or 'a' which is good because these often lead to confusion in other languages
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)
Russian language uses the Cyrillic alphabet instead of the Latin and is one of the 5 most spoken languages in the world