The first Meininger hotel in Russia will open the doors at the end of May 2018
A new hotel of 158 rooms will open in St. Petersburg on the 28 of May on the eve of the World Cup 2018. It will be the first hotel of the international German brand in Russia.
Hotel W St. Petersburg will start working as SO Sofitel this month
Hotel W ST. Petersburg that was opened in 2011 and became city art and fashion trend-setter will start working under management of Accor Hotels this month.
Gala Dinner of SPIMUN 2018 will take place at legendary Palma Palace
22nd St. Petersburg International Model United Nations Conference (26—28 March 2018) is organized by Gymnasium 157 founded by Princess of Oldenburg in 1868 and located in the center of St.Petersburg.
The Scarlet Sails Festival 2018 will take on Saturday, 23rd of June
The Scarlet Sails is the most massive and famous public event during the White Nights Festival. The tradition is highly popular for spectacular fireworks, numerous music concerts, and a massive water-show including battle among tens of boats full of pirates on the waters of Neva River.
St. Petersburg to get first floating hotels in 2018
The first three floating hotels will be built in St. Petersburg, Russia’s second largest city and one of most popular tourist destinations, in 2018, Andrei Mushkarev, the head of the local tourism committee, said. «The construction of the first hotel has been completed by 90% and it is scheduled to open in May on the Vyborg embankment,» Mushkarev said, adding that the four-star hotel will have 76 rooms.
St. Petersburg may hold Hockey World Cup 2024
Head of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation Vladislav Tretiak has announced plans to nominate St. Petersburg as a candidate for holding the World Ice hockey championship 2024.
WTA 2018 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy will start 29th of January
The 2018 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy is a professional tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It is the 9th edition of the tournament and third time as a WTA Premier tournament. It is part of the 2018 WTA Tour and will be held between 29 January and 4 February 2018.
Lotte Samara is scheduled to open in April 2018
Lotte Samara is scheduled to open in April 2018 just in time to host FIFA WC 2018 guests. First five star hotel in the city will have 192 rooms in 17-floor building.
Government announced official logo of the celebration of the 315th St. Petersburg anniversary
Official logo of the celebration of the 315th anniversary of the foundation of St. Petersburg was presented in the beginning of 2018. City Day in Saint Petersburg is always celebrated on May 27. On that day, Peter I laid the foundation stone of the Peter and Paul Fortress, the heart of the city.
Rossia Airlines launched flights to Geneva, Barcelona and Sofia in the winter season
In winter season Rossia Airlines (part of the Aeroflot group) began to fly to Geneva, Barcelona and Sofia from Moscow and St. Petersburg.