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08 July 2020

Erarta St. Petersburg Museum of Contemporary Art will be reopened for visitor with 9 new exhibitions on 02nd of September.

Erarta St. Petersburg Museum of Contemporary Art will be reopened for visitor with 9 new exhibitions on 02nd of September.

Despite the lifting of some restrictions on museums in St. Petersburg, Erarta management  has decided to take a little extra time and reopen to visitors on 2 September 2020.

06 July 2020

Great News! St. Petersburg Museums are reopened starting from today

Great News!  St. Petersburg Museums  are reopened starting from today

So wonderful  that that life is returning to St. Petersburg and other parts of world and Russia!  Almost  all St. Petersburg Museums  are reopened starting from today.  Hermitage State Museum will start working and accept visitors after 15th of July. 

All museums are waiting for individual guests, about group permissions will be announced later.  

27 June 2020

Great News! Canal & Rivers Boat tours are allowed in St. Petersburg from 28th of June

Great News! Canal & Rivers Boat tours are allowed in St. Petersburg from  28th of June

We are very glad that life is returning to St. Petersburg! Canal & Rivers Boat tours are allowed in St. Petersburg from 28th of June!

St. Petersburg was built on the delta of the River Neva and is spread out over numerous islands of varying sizes. During centuries numerous bridges were built to connect these islands across the Neva and the city's many canals (Moika, Fontanka, Canal Griboyedova, etc.). Boat trip on St. Petersburg's canals is one of the highlights of any visit to the city. Canal boats are available from many docking stations around the city and provide a wonderful way to see the historic city from different perspective.

25 June 2020

E-visa to enter the whole territory of Russia will be available for citizens of 53 countries starting from 01st of January 2021 and it will be valid for 16 days and cost USD 50

E-visa to enter the whole territory of Russia will be available for citizens of 53 countries starting from 01st of January 2021 and it will be valid for 16 days and cost USD 50

Starting from 01st of January 2021 visitors from 53 counties will be able to travel to any Russian city using simplified one-time electronic visa.  

 Russian lawmakers have passed legislation that will allow foreign tourists from 53 countries to visit Russia with an electronic visa starting next year, the Kommersant business daily reported Monday.

08 April 2020

Natalia Vorobyova, Project Manager at Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence)

Natalia Vorobyova, Project Manager at Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence)

Natalia Vorobyova, Project Manager at Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence).   The Certified Incentive specialist designation is awarded to DMC specialists upon successful passing of exams following extensive learning courses, case studies research and workshops participation. Preparation program includes how incentive programs are designed, what motivates people to achieve greater levels of performance and the positive impact of incentive travel and business results.

30 March 2020

Ekaterina Kovalenko, Project Manager at Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence)

Ekaterina Kovalenko, Project Manager at Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence)

Ekaterina Kovalenko, Project Manager at Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence).   The Certified Incentive specialist designation is awarded to DMC specialists upon successful passing of exams following extensive learning courses, case studies research and workshops participation. Preparation program includes how incentive programs are designed, what motivates people to achieve greater levels of performance and the positive impact of incentive travel and business results.

28 February 2020

Corinthia St Petersburg unveils new signature suites

Corinthia St Petersburg unveils new signature suites

Corinthia St Petersburg has announced a series of new signature suites. The two-room suites are full of light and delightful colours, creating a soft, playful ambience to welcome sophisticated travellers with modern, stylish luxury and trendy European design.

27 February 2020

New air lines launched between Moscow and India’s Mumbai

New air lines launched between Moscow and India’s Mumbai

Indian and Russian air carriers are introducing new services from Mumbai and Delhi to Moscow. Aeroflot and Ural Airlines plan to launch Moscow-Mumbai services in their summer schedules, while Kazakhstan’s Air Astana will begin four weekly flights between Almaty and Mumbai increasing connectivity to Central Asia as well.

03 February 2020

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has become winner of 2020 ADMEI Award

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has become winner of 2020 ADMEI Award

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO team has become  winner of ADMEI Achivements Award in nomination «Best Tour Program»  with incentive BMW Baltic «Dreamland Program» in Moscow.

28 January 2020

Moscow and Helsinki will be connected by a high-speed train

Moscow and Helsinki will be connected by a high-speed train

According to the Finnish trade minister Ville Skinnari, Russia and Finland were discussing the possible launch of a high-speed train from Moscow to Helsinki.  The train will transport tourists from one capital to another in 6 hours. The Finnish authorities have high hopes for a new type of transport as an instrument for increasing the tourist flow in both destinations. The idea is in extending the Moscow-St. Petersburg high-speed rail line, a draft of which will be presented by 2022.

20 January 2020

Wawelberg Hotel will be opened in St. Petersburg in the end of 2020

Wawelberg Hotel will be opened in St. Petersburg in the end of 2020

New hotels on Nevsky Prospect 7-9 with 78 rooms will be opened after long renovation of the famous Wawelberg Building.

One of the most unusual buildings on Nevsky Prospekt, the Wawelberg Building was compared on its completion to the Doge's Palace in Venice and the Banco di Santo Spirito in Rome, although the dark, rough granite used to face the building gives it an earlier medieval appearance.

17 January 2020

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has been nominated for World MICE Awards in category Russia's Best MICE Organiser 2020

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has been nominated for World MICE Awards in category Russia's Best MICE Organiser 2020

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has been selected as a nominee of the inaugural World MICE Awards to celebrate and reward excellence in MICE tourism.  We were nominated for: Russia's Best MICE Organiser 2020.

16 January 2020

Tsar Events team has announced our Theme of 2020: Tsar Events DMC & PCO: Your Time-Machine in Russia!

Tsar Events team has announced our Theme of 2020: Tsar Events DMC & PCO: Your Time-Machine in Russia!

We are happy to announce our Theme in 2020:  Tsar Events DMC & PCO: Your Time-Machine in Russia!

This year we decided to concentrate incentives and event on showing Russia based on different historical epochs – it can be:

Gala dinner in the mansion of Ivan the Terrible (1533) or

  • Vodka welcome near the Revolutionary Ship Cruiser Aurora (1917)
  • Glamour party at the best Moscow modern restaurant (2020)
  • Dostoevsky Time Treasure Hunt Team building (1964).
14 January 2020

You’re Invited to join us and Hosts Global as a VIP with our IMEX Frankfurt Hosted Buyer Group Wednesday, 13th May & Thursday, 14th of May

You’re Invited to join us and Hosts Global as a VIP with our IMEX Frankfurt Hosted Buyer Group Wednesday, 13th May & Thursday, 14th of May

You’re Invited to join Hosts Global, a consortium of destination management companies with global reach in over 300 destinations worldwide, as a VIP with our IMEX Frankfurt Hosted Buyer Group Wednesday, 13th May & Thursday, 14th of May.

Apply to Be Part of Our Hosted Buyer Group

13 January 2020

Hotel Indigo to Debut in Moscow, Russia

Hotel Indigo to Debut in Moscow, Russia

InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world's leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with current partner, JSC «Tverskaya 24», to open Hotel Indigo Moscow — Tverskaya by the end of 2020.

10 January 2020

Aeroflot will start flying from Moscow to Osaka in June 2020

Aeroflot will start flying from Moscow to Osaka in June 2020

Aeroflot airline will begin to fly from Moscow to Osaka from June 1, 2020, the carrier reports. The flights will be operated four times a week — from Moscow on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, and back — on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. On the rout will be used Airbus A350-900, which Aeroflot plans to receive in the first half of 2020.

09 January 2020

Russia Opens Skies over St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport

Russia Opens Skies over St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport

Russian aviation authorities announced that Open Skies regime at will be introduced at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg for five years on January 1, 2020.  According to Russia’s Ministry of Transport, this initiative will complement the activities of the airport with new routes and expand the geography of flights.

23 December 2019

Season’s Greetings & Happy New 2020 Year!

Season’s Greetings & Happy New 2020 Year!

Our dear Friends  and Clients,

Thank you for Wonderfull and Successful year!

SEASON’S GREETINGS & HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Best wishes from your Russian Friends from Tsar Events DMC & PCO!

25 November 2019

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has become 2020 ADMEI Award Finalist in two nominations

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has become 2020 ADMEI Award Finalist in two nominations

Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO team has become ADMEI Achivements & Excellence Award in nomination «Excellence in Meeting Services» for SPIMUN 2019 (St. Peterbsurg International Model United Nations Conference  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKnl65lUp0U) and «Best Tour Program»  with incentive BMW Baltic «Dreamland Program» in Moscow.

14 November 2019

St. Petersburg City Tourist Information Bureau has presented new meta-brand of St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg City Tourist Information Bureau has presented new meta-brand of St. Petersburg

New meta-brand of  St. Petersburg  was presented by St. Petersburg City Tourist Information Bureau has presented this week. New logo is represented by blue circle that symbolizes Northern Sun  and White nights and word «Saint Petersburg» reflecting images of St, Petersburg drawbridges.

30 October 2019

Radisson Hotel Perm set for 2021 opening in Russia

Radisson Hotel Perm set for 2021 opening in Russia

Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of the first Radisson-branded hotel in Russia. Set to arrive in the Urals region of the country, the newly built Radisson Hotel Perm will have 150 rooms and is due to open in late 2021. This new signing brings the group’s Russian portfolio to a total of 39 hotels and 10,320 rooms in operation or under development.

28 October 2019

Russia's Alexander Palace, the last home of Emperor Nicholas II will reopen to the public next summer

Russia's Alexander Palace, the last home of Emperor Nicholas II will reopen to the public next summer

Russia's Alexander Palace, the last home of Emperor Nicholas II before he and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks, will reopen to the public next summer after million-dollar renovations, officials said Friday. The palace, considered one of the best works of the Italian architect Giacomo Quarenghi, was built in the late 18th century for the future Emperor Alexander I and became the permanent residence of the last Russian tsar in 1905.

25 October 2019

St. Petersburg will host 45th International Advertising Association (IAA) World Congress May 27-29 2020

St. Petersburg will host 45th International Advertising Association (IAA) World Congress May 27-29 2020

St. Petersburg will host 45th International Advertising Association (IAA) World Congress May 27-29 2020. The IAA World Congress, a world-renowned gathering of leaders in the marketing communications industry, is a forum of authoritative opinion, stimulation, motivation, and exchange of ideas with industry leaders of global standing. It is expected that over 1500 delegates from marketing, advertising, media sectors from across the globe would participate in this premier event in St Petersburg.

23 October 2019

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is opening new hotel in Moscow, Russia

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is opening new hotel in Moscow, Russia

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is planning to open their new property  in the very center of Moscow near famous Zaryadie park not far from Kremlin and Red Square. Luxury hotel will have almost 200 rooms, several conference and ball room, two restaurants and spa center. More details will be known later after official announcement of the project.

18 October 2019

Meet Tsar Events RUSSIA DMC & PCO, a Hosts Global Member during IBTM World in Barcelona, Spain (booth B96 & B97)

Meet Tsar Events RUSSIA DMC & PCO, a Hosts Global Member during IBTM World in Barcelona, Spain  (booth B96 & B97)

Tsar Events RUSSIA DMC & PCO, a Hosts Global Member together with Tsar Events PANAMA DMC & PCO, a Hosts Global Member will have own stands B96 & B97 a t IBTM World in Barcelona 19 – 21 November 2019. Our team will be happy to tell you everything about Incentive ideas, Conference venues, best options for accommodation in Russia and also give last updates about electronic visa for St. Petersburg, EURO 2020 games and UEFA Champion League Final 2021.

14 October 2019

St. Petersburg Festival of Lights 2019 will take place 02—03 November

St. Petersburg Festival of Lights 2019 will take place 02—03 November

Annual festival under a label «Wonder of Light» will be held in St. Petersburg. Within two days, on the 2nd and 3rd of November, a magical garden full of real miracles will come to life on the Palace Square.

Guests and residents of the city will see giant light flowers, trees and fantastic plants in the very heart of St. Petersburg. At the festival, 3D-mapping shows and light installations will be combined into a single digital space. A specially designed application with augmented reality (AR) technology will help not to get lost in the impromptu garden. The application will become a real guide for garden researchers and will help to reveal secrets on the other side of reality.

27 September 2019

St. Petersburg is nominated for World's Leading Business Travel Destination

St. Petersburg is nominated for World's Leading Business Travel Destination

In 2019, St. Petersburg is once again nominated for «World's Leading Business Travel Destination 2019» by the World Travel Awards.

24 September 2019

UEFA Chooses St. Petersburg to Host 2021 Champions League Final

UEFA Chooses St. Petersburg to Host 2021 Champions League Final

St. Petersburg’s Gazprom Arena will host the final of the 2021 UEFA Champions League, the European football governing body’s executive committee announced  this week.