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.
THE ONLY DESTINATION MANAGEMENT CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS (DMCP) IN RUSSIA: ALEXANDER RODIONOV & TATIANA ZABOLOTSKIKH
We are proud to announce that Tatiana Zabolotskikh — Senior Project Manager of Tsar Events DMC & PCO has passed exams for DESTINATION MANAGEMENT CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL (DMCP) and has become the second DMCP in Russia.
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.
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 UpdatesSEPTEMBER 2018
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.
The total length of the Kremlin walls is 2235 meters
Russians never shake hands over a door way, they believe it leads to arguments
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.
In terms of population, Russia is the ninth largest country in the world, even though it's the world's biggest country
The Metro of St. Petersburg is the world’s deepest subway (about100 m deep)