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.
Alexander Rodionov, DMCP, CMP, Managing Director & Owner of Tsar Events DMC & PCO, ADME International Recognition Award 2016 Winner as Destination Management Professional of the Year
Alexander Rodionov, DMCP, CMP - Managing Director & Owner of Tsar Events DMC & PCO, a Hosts Global Alliance member has won ADME International Recognition Award as Destination Management Professional of the Year.
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.
The WORLDCHEFS Congress is a biennial event and a hallmark tradition of Worldchefs; it has been organised in over 34 cities across the world throughout its illustrious 86-year history. It was announced that St. Petersburg has von in the bid for 2020.
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.
Industry UpdatesSEPTEMBER 2016
St. Petersburg Open 2016 (International ATP World Tour tennis tournament) will take place 19-25 September
Aeroflot Russian Airlines has won new 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards as Best Airline in Eastern Europe
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
Russian language does not include a word for 'the' or 'a' which is good because these often lead to confusion in other languages
The total length of the Kremlin walls is 2235 meters
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
The Trans-Siberian Railway (connectingMoscow and Vladivostok) is the longest railway in the world
The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro