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09 February 2021

Best Western is opening new 3* hotel in St. Petersburg in second part of 2021

Best Western  is opening new 3* hotel in St. Petersburg in second part of 2021

New 847-rooms hotel Best Western Zoom Hotel will 3 stars property and located on Chernaya Rechka district on North of St. Petersburg.  It will be opened for guests in the second part of 2021. 

08 February 2021

The largest loft space - Vavilov Loft is opening in the historical center of St.Petersburg.

The largest loft space - Vavilov Loft is opening in the historical center of St.Petersburg.

The company BS Art Development Group is opening Vavilov Loft that is the largest loft space in St.Petersburg. This project is the ideological successor to Golitsyn Loft, the cluster located on Moika river and closed in spring 2020.

05 February 2021

Qatar Airways to return to Moscow next month

Qatar Airways to return to Moscow next month

Qatar Airways has announced it will be resuming services to Moscow, Russia, from March 2nd.

03 February 2021

Russia to resume air service with Azerbaijan, Armenia starting February 15

Russia to resume air service with Azerbaijan, Armenia starting February 15

Two flights per week will be performed between Moscow and Baku, and four flights - between Moscow and Yerevan. Russia will resume air service on a reciprocal basis with Azerbaijan and Armenia starting February 15, the government’s press service reported on Wednesday. Two flights per week will be performed between Moscow and Baku, and four flights - between Moscow and Yerevan.

01 February 2021

Mandarin Oriental Moscow is expected to open in September 2021.

Mandarin Oriental Moscow is expected to open in September 2021.

Mandarin Oriental Moscow is expected to open in September 2021. Mandarin Oriental, Moscow will have a prime riverfront location on the Sofiyskaya embankment in the heart of the city, directly facing the Kremlin. The hotel will be well located for business and leisure travellers with access to many of the city’s tourist attractions, historic sites and business districts.

29 January 2021

Russia resumes flights to Greece, Singapore from February 8

Russia resumes flights to Greece, Singapore from February 8

Moscow resumes flights to Greece and Singapore from February 8, the Russian anti-coronavirus crisis center reports. Flights from Moscow to Athens will be operated twice a week, while flights to Singapore - three times a week, it said. 

26 January 2021

Russia lifts entry restrictions for citizens of Finland, Vietnam, India and Qatar

Russia lifts entry restrictions for citizens of Finland, Vietnam, India and Qatar

One more wonderful news: Russia is lifting entry restrictions for citizens of Finland, Vietnam, India and Qatar. Russian citizens will be also able to visit these countries, according to the statement.Russia will lift restrictions on entry for the citizens of Finland, Vietnam, India and Qatar and flights with these countries will resume on January 27, the Russian cabinet’s press service said. 

18 January 2021

Russia resume flights with Vietnam, India, Qatar and Finland.

Russia resume flights with Vietnam, India, Qatar and Finland.

Flights between Moscow and the capital of Finland, Qatar, Vietnam, and India will be resumed from 27 January 2021.

Also, there will restart flights from St.Petersburg to Helsinki. Flights from Moscow to Cairo will be increased by 5 flights per week.

14 January 2021

The whole Tsar Events’ Team has got Sputnik V Vaccine yesterday (and feel very good)

The whole Tsar Events’ Team has got Sputnik V Vaccine yesterday (and feel very good)

We have wonderful news to star New 2021 Year!  The whole Tsar Events’ Team has got Sputnik V Vaccine yesterday (and feel very good). 

Yesterday was the first day of Phase 2 Russian Vaccination program and Travel & Hospitality industry workers are among those who eligible to be vaccinated (also there are IT & Science specialists, Social workers, Real estate staff)

12 January 2021

Finnair may resume flights from Helsinki to St. Petersburg from January 28

Finnair may resume flights from Helsinki to St. Petersburg from January 28

Finnish airline Finnair plans to resume flights between Helsinki and St. Petersburg from January 28, the carrier reported on its website on Monday.

14 December 2020

The First Raffles hotel in Moscow will be opened in 2022

The First Raffles hotel in Moscow will be opened in 2022

Accor group signed a contract with "Kievskaya Ploschad" Group of companies to open the first hotel of the prestigious Raffles hotel & resorts in Moscow. The opening is announced in 2022.

10 December 2020

Manege is preparing a new St. Petersburg exhibition by Jan Fabre. Sculptures, installations, drawings and seven performance films will be shown

Manege is preparing a new St. Petersburg exhibition by Jan Fabre. Sculptures, installations, drawings and seven performance films will be shown

The Central exhibition hall "Manege" is preparing a new St. Petersburg exhibition by Jan Fabre. Sculptures, installations, drawings and seven performance films will be shown. According to the Manege exhibition plan, the works of the artist will be shown in St. Petersburg from August to October.

08 December 2020

A hotel of the Japanese brand "Okura" may open in St. Petersburg

A hotel of the Japanese brand "Okura" may open in St. Petersburg

Participants of the online meeting of the joint working group of the Russian-Japanese project "Smart City" discussed the development of the hotel industry in St. Petersburg, the press service of the city committee on external relations reported. In particular, they talked about Japanese hotels of the Okura brand. The representative of the company spoke about the activities of the hotel operator in Japan, the development of projects in Russia, as well as the prospects for cooperation.

30 November 2020

Moscow again wins World Travel Awards as Best City for Tourists

Moscow again wins World Travel Awards as Best City for Tourists

For the second year in a row Moscow won the Best Travel Destination. City ”international award World Travel Awards. The Russian capital has bypassed such cities as St. Petersburg, London, New York, Paris, Rio de Janeiro and others.

30 November 2020

St. Petersburg received a tourist Oscar as a leading cultural destination in the world

St. Petersburg received a tourist Oscar as a leading cultural destination in the world

St. Petersburg won the prestigious international award World Travel Awards, considered the "Oscar" in the field of tourism, in the category "Leading Cultural Destination of the World 2020".

This was announced on Friday at a ceremony in Moscow. The city managed to bypass such competitors as Paris, London, Rome, Venice, Sydney, New York, Kyoto, Rio de Janeiro, Beijing.

24 November 2020

The New Kremlin Museum – part of renewed Armory Chamber, opens in central Moscow

The New Kremlin Museum – part of renewed Armory Chamber, opens in central Moscow

The new museum – part of the Moscow Kremlin museum ensemble, moves Armory Chamber collection from Kremlin territory to the building of Middle Shopping Arcade located between The Red Square and Zariadie park. The project of the museum displacement operates under the direction of architectural bureau Meganom and Nowadays. The collaborative project by these bureaus transforms the building of Middle Shopping Arcarde to make it more suitable for placed collections.

23 November 2020

E-visa to enter the whole territory of Russia will be available for citizens of 52 countries starting from 01st of January 2021

E-visa to enter the whole territory of Russia will be available for citizens of 52 countries starting from 01st of January 2021

In 31 July 2020 Russian president Vladimir Putin signed the Federal Law allow to foreigners from 52 countries visit all regions of Russia with E-Visa since 1st January 2021. Mikhail Mishustin the Prime Minister of Russia approves the procedure for issuing unified e-visas on 11 November 2020.

16 November 2020

Russia resumed flights with two more countries and increased the number of flights with previously opened

Russia resumed flights with two more countries and increased the number of flights with previously opened

Following the meeting of the operational headquarters to prevent the import and spread of coronavirus, Russia will resume flights with Ethiopia and Seychelles on a parity basis

13 November 2020

The skyscraper of the year: Prestigious Emporis Skyscraper Award goes to Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg

The skyscraper of the year: Prestigious Emporis Skyscraper Award goes to Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg

The Emporis Skyscraper Award, one of the world’s most renowned prizes for high-rise architecture, goes to a project in Russia for the very first time in its 20-year history. The 462-meter-high Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg, designed by GORPROJECT and RMJM, is not only the tallest building in Russia, but is the tallest building in Europe and the fourteenth tallest building in the world.

12 November 2020

SO/ Moscow set for 2023 opening in Russia

SO/ Moscow set for 2023 opening in Russia

Accor has announced the upcoming opening of a luxury lifestyle hotel under the SO/ Hotels & Resorts brand in Moscow.

Partnering with the Ant Development, Real Estate Investment Company, the hotel will be located in the Poklonnaya 9 complex.

05 November 2020

The second Hilton WorldWide hotel opens in Krasnodar

The second Hilton WorldWide hotel opens in Krasnodar

The second hotel of the international chain Hilton WorldWide was opened in Krasnodar. This was reported by the press service of the city hall. The new hotel was built next to the first one at the corner of Mira and Krasnaya streets. According to the Mayor of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov, this discovery confirms the active development of business and event tourism in the city.

02 November 2020

Russian Airline Company “Aurora” resume flights Russia – Japan

Russian Airline Company “Aurora” resume flights Russia – Japan

Flights between two cities Vladivostok, Russia, and Tokyo, Japan was resumed after a long pause connection with the pandemic situation. 

30 October 2020

MOVENPICK HOTELS&RESORTS OPENED THE FIRST MOVENPICK 5* HOTEL IN RUSSIA

MOVENPICK HOTELS&RESORTS OPENED THE FIRST MOVENPICK 5* HOTEL IN RUSSIA

22th October  Movenpick Hotels&Resorts opened their first hotel in the capital of Russia – Moscow. Mövenpick Moscow Taganskaya 5* Hotel located in the central part of Moscow next to Taganka Theater with easy access to central historical and cultural attractions

23 October 2020

The Myasnikov mansion was opened on Vosstaniya in Saint Petersburg

The Myasnikov mansion was opened on Vosstaniya in Saint Petersburg

Concerts and lectures are already being held there, and a cluster of author's restaurants will soon appear

22 October 2020

Ecomarket will be held in Moscow this weekend

Ecomarket will be held in Moscow this weekend

"Ecomarket" will take place in Moscow, on October 24 and 25 at Arbat EcoLoft (Stary Arbat, 24).

21 October 2020

Turkish Airlines will double the number of flights from St. Petersburg to Istanbul and back

Turkish Airlines will double the number of flights from St. Petersburg to Istanbul and back

From November 3, 2020, Turkish Airlines will start operating two flights from St. Petersburg to Istanbul and back every day. The departure time of the day flight from St. Petersburg will remain the same: 05.16, arrival in Istanbul at 19:30.

21 October 2020

St. Petersburg won the right to host the International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy in 2023

St. Petersburg won the right to host the International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy in 2023

The International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy was attracted with the active assistance of the Congress and Exhibition Bureau and the Ambassador - Chairman of the Association for Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy of St. Petersburg Dmitry Viktorovich Kovpak. The event is an outstanding event in the world of mental health professionals and helping professions, a source of new modern knowledge in the field of cognitive-behavioral therapy and psychotherapy in general.

20 October 2020

A new public space Putilov Loft has opened in the historic barracks near the Vitebsk railway station

A new public space Putilov Loft has opened in the historic barracks near the Vitebsk railway station

A new public space has been launched in St. Petersburg - Putilov Loft at the Vitebsk railway station. With a concert venue and exhibition hall, hostel, fitness center and courtyard for fairs and festivals

19 October 2020

Rossiya Airlines will open flights from St. Petersburg to Geneva and back on a regular schedule from October 24

Rossiya Airlines will open flights from St. Petersburg to Geneva and back on a regular schedule from October 24

This was reported by Fontanka with reference to the carrier's press service. According to the press service, Airbus A320 aircraft with a capacity of 168 passengers will fly on Saturdays: departure from St. Petersburg starts at 14:20, from Geneva - at 16:40.

16 October 2020

The first traveling festival from independent theaters will take place in Nikolskiye Ryady

The first traveling festival from independent theaters will take place in Nikolskiye Ryady

On October 17 and 18, the first mobile festival of non-state theaters in St. Petersburg will take place on the territory of the Nikolskiye Ryady complex. Among the participants are theaters-laureates of numerous festivals and awards: "Puppet Format", "Doll House", Karlsson Haus, "Osobnyak", Theater "Behind the Black River", "Open Space", "Yana Tumina's Theater Laboratory", "Comedian -trest "," Tsekh "," Such a theater ", the Vokrug theater, the Kraft theater and the Heavenly carousel.