St. Petersburg hotels to charge tourist tax from foreigners
Charging a tourist fee from foreigners will stimulate the city’s economy, allowing the city officials to restore more monuments and places of interest, local authorities believe. St. Petersburg’s hotels and hostels will start charging a tourist tax from foreign visitors of the city, chairman of the city’s committee for the development of tourism Yevgeny Pankevich told TASS on Monday 15th of April.
Movenpick Hotels & Resort is opening new first hotel in Russia
AccorHotel is expanding it’s portfolio of hotels brands in Russia and opening first Movenpick Hotel in Moscow in the end of 2019. It will be 200 hotel near Taganskaya Metro next to Ibis Taganskaya hotel.
Meet Tsar Events RUSSIA DMC & PCO, a HOSTS GLOBAL member at IMEX Frankfurt 2019, Stand #G405
Let’s meet at IMEX Frankfurt 21 – 23 May 2019! You can make appointment with TSAR EVENTS — Russia’s Leading DMC to know news and possibilities for your events in Russia.
International Arctic Forum will be held next week in St.Petersburg
The ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ International Arctic Forum is held once in two years. It is the largest forum for discussing relevant issues and potential development of the Arctic region with international partners. The main events of the International Arctic Forum 2019 will take place on 9–10 April 2019 in St. Petersburg at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre. In previous years the forum has been held in Arkhangelsk and this is the first time it will take place in St.Petersburg.
Russian Government is planning to start using electronic visas system for Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vladivostok, Sochi and Kaliningrad
Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin informed that electronic visas system will be implemented in Russia in the beginning of 2020. Five cities (Vladivostok, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Sochi and Kaliningrad) will be the first regions that start this procedure.
Tsar Events became the ONLY DMC in Russia where the whole team got CIS (Certified Incentive Specialists) Designation by SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Excellence)
ALL our six project managers are Certified Incentive Specialists! 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.
Russia launches new hotel classification
A couple of days ago, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a provision on the mandatory classification of Russian hotels. Hotels with more than 50 rooms must be evaluated with a star before the beginning of July this year. Those with 15 to 50 rooms must be assessed by the beginning of 2020.
Radisson Blu Leninsky Prospect Hotel, Moscow, signed for 2021 opening
Radisson Hotel Group has revealed the signing of the Radisson Blu Leninsky Prospect Hotel, Moscow, in Russia. A collaboration with Sherwood Premier, the 150-room property will bring the group’s portfolio in Moscow and its surrounding area to eight hotels and 2,260 rooms in operation or under development.
Corinthia Hotels announces new luxury hotel in Moscow, Russia
A luxury Corinthia hotel is to be built in the heart of Moscow, the second hotel in Russia to be operated by the Maltese hotel chain. International Hotel Investments, owner of the Corinthia, said on Monday that it had acquired a minority share in a consortium to acquire a landmark property at 10, Tverskaya, Moscow’s principal avenue leading onto the Kremlin and Red Square.
20th Episode of Tsar Events' RUSSIA SURVIVAL GUIDE is devoted to one of most beautifull venues in St. Petersburg - OAK HALL of Grand Duke Vladimir Palace
New Episode of our own Vlog on YouTube Tsar Events' RUSSIA SURVIVAL GUIDE with Maya Krivchenia» is devoted to one of most beautiful and unique venues in Russia - Oak Hall of Grand Duke Vladimir Palace. Please, check it here.