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01 December 2011

Red Square ready for skating

Red Square ready for skating

The main skating rink of the country opened early this week and will endure until spring.

30 November 2011

Angel sculptures are back to St. Isaac's Cathedral

Angel sculptures are back to St. Isaac's Cathedral

St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg has had its bronze angel figures reinstalled on the rooftop after a five-year-long renovation.

29 November 2011

Russia to send Olympic Flame to space

Russia to send Olympic Flame to space

The Olympic Flame is going to leave Earth as part of the traditional relay before the 2014 Winter Games in the Russian city of Sochi.

28 November 2011

Seasons Christmas Fair at the Yusupov Garden – 10,11 December

Seasons Christmas Fair at the Yusupov Garden – 10,11 December

The most cheerful winter open-air in St. Petersburg will take place on December 10th and 11th at the Yusupov garden- Seasons Christmas Fair, which will give the happy anticipation of upcoming New Year holidays for adults and children.

25 November 2011

Snowboard European Cup Sochi—2012

Snowboard European Cup Sochi—2012

First snowboard test events on the Olympic courses of the Rosa Khutor Snowboard Park and Freestyle Centre in Sochi will be held from the 23rd to the 26th of January, 2012 in snowboard parallel events: Parallel Slalom, Parallel Giant Slalom and Snowboard Cross. These competitions will open the Olympic snowboard test events program two years prior to the start of 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

24 November 2011

Tsar Events DMC & PCO has become member of ADME (Association of Destination management Executives International).

Tsar Events DMC & PCO has become member of ADME (Association of Destination management Executives International).

ADME International is the only global non-profit association dedicated to increasing the professionalism and effectiveness of destination management through education, promotion of ethical practices and availability of information to the meetings, convention and incentive travel industries, as well as the general public.

23 November 2011

Renovation of All-Russia Exhibition Center could reach $1.5 billion

Renovation of All-Russia Exhibition Center could reach $1.5 billion

More than 20 years after the fall of communism, the Soviet splendor of the All-Russia Exhibition Center is finally set to collide with the realities of modern Russia as a $1.5 billion modernization program gets underway in 2012.

22 November 2011

Alpine Ski World Cup Sochi—2012

Alpine Ski World Cup Sochi—2012

Just as a year ago, downhill skiers are the first to participate in the test events of the forthcoming Olympic Games 2014 this season at the Rosa Khutor Snowboard Park and Freestyle Center.

21 November 2011

New Marriott hotel will open in Moscow

New Marriott hotel will open in Moscow

Hotel Courtyard by Marriott Paveletskaya 4 *, located near the Paveletsky railway station in Moscow, will welcome its first guests on 15th of  December.

18 November 2011

The Sleeping Beauty returns to Bolshoi

The Sleeping Beauty returns to Bolshoi

Today, Friday November 18, the Sleeping Beauty ballet will return to the Bolshoi Theatre’s historical stage.

17 November 2011

TSAR EVENTS AT EIBTM

TSAR EVENTS AT EIBTM

Take a chance to meet with Tsar Events Team in Barcelona during EIBTM (29th November  – 01 December). Our stand #i550.

16 November 2011

Four Seasons Prepares to Open

Four Seasons Prepares to Open

The Four Seasons Lion Palace Hotel, set to open in the historic Lobanov-Rostovsky mansion, has entered the final stages of preparation for its opening in St. Petersburg early next year.

15 November 2011

Fake diamonds and handmade dresses: La Scala costumes on show in Moscow

Fake diamonds and handmade dresses: La Scala costumes on show in Moscow

The Bolshoi Theatre is hosting an exhibition of costumes used in some of La Scala’s most famous operas. All the dresses are handmade from natural fabrics –only the diamonds adorning them are fake.

14 November 2011

Moscow will hold the European Championship in December of 2011

Moscow will hold the European Championship in December of 2011

It is the first time in history of Russian curling that Moscow will host the European curling championship. The competition will take place between December 2–10, 2011.

11 November 2011

MARIINSKY COMPLEX EXPANSION TOTALS $629 MILLION

MARIINSKY COMPLEX EXPANSION TOTALS $629 MILLION

Moscow took center stage for the arts when the Bolshoi Theater opened on Oct. 28, but St. Petersburg, the historical cultural capital, will quickly answer Moscow’s challenge with an entire cultural complex set to open in fall 2012.

10 November 2011

World Travel Market 2012 will hold industry conference in Moscow

World Travel Market 2012 will hold industry conference in Moscow

The World Travel Market conference for the first time in its history will take place in Moscow in March of 2012. Moscow conference will take place on 19th of March in Ritz Carlton Hotel and will be dedicated to «lux» segment of tourism.

09 November 2011

Moscow may host world's tallest Ferris wheel

Moscow may host world's tallest Ferris wheel

Moscow authorities are discussing a possible location for a giant 220-m (722-ft) Ferris wheel as part of a plan to attract more tourists to the Russian capital, the Kommersant newspaper said on Wednesday.

08 November 2011

Peace and Sport International Forum 2012 will be in Sochi

Peace and Sport International Forum 2012 will be in Sochi

Anatoly Pakhomov, Mayor of Sochi received the Peace and Sport flag from HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and Joel Bouzou, President and Founder of Peace and Sport, marking the fact that Sochi will be hosting the major peace-making sports event, the 6th Peace and Sport International Forum in 2012.

07 November 2011

ExpoForum leased the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex

ExpoForum leased the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex

On 1 Nov. 2011, according to a decision ratified by an extraordinary meeting of shareholders, ExpoForum JSC leased the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex until 2014.

04 November 2011

ExpoForum Purchased Lenexpo's Exhibition Business

ExpoForum Purchased Lenexpo's Exhibition Business

On 2 November ExpoForum JSC acquired Lenexpo's entire portfolio of exhibitions, making it now the largest St. Petersburg exhibition organiser.

03 November 2011

Top official says St. Petersburg 2024 Olympics plan has support

Top official says St. Petersburg 2024 Olympics plan has support

The city of St. Petersburg is capable of holding the 2024 Summer Olympics, and the idea has significant support in the government.

02 November 2011

Marriott has opened another hotel in Russia

Marriott has opened another hotel in Russia

Marriott has opened another hotel in Russia. Courtyard by Marriott, Irkutsk City Center rises above all hotels in Irkutsk. Located conveniently in walking distance of the Kirov Place, Angara River and Drama Theatre; and only 70 km away from the UNESCO heritage site Lake Baikal, the largest lake in the world.

01 November 2011

FIRST OCEANARIUM IN MOSCOW

FIRST OCEANARIUM IN MOSCOW

Russia’s largest oceanarium, with an area of 3,500 sq meters, opened in Moscow. The oceanarium inhabitants include animals that are found in the Barents and the Caribbean seas, as well as animals and birds inhabiting the Amazon and the Arctic.

28 October 2011

Today 28th of October 2011 Bolshoy Theater Historical stage is opening after 6 years of renovation

Today 28th of October 2011 Bolshoy Theater Historical stage is opening after 6 years of renovation

Bolshoi Theater reopens on October 28th with a glittering ceremony led by President Medvedev. The opening follows six years of reconstruction.  The exterior of the building remains nearly the same, but the interior is bigger. Most operations have been computerized. Soviet emblems have been replaced with the emblems of Russia.

27 October 2011

Tomorrow is day of official opening of Vvedensky Hotel - new Alrosa premises

Tomorrow is day of official opening of Vvedensky Hotel - new Alrosa premises

Vvedensky hotel will be officilaly openeed tomorrow,  28th  October in St.  Petersburg.  It is second hotel belonged to Alrosa holding in St. Petersburg.  New premises can offer 158 rooms,  restaurants and bars, several meeting rooms and big ballroom.

26 October 2011

TSAR EVENTS DMC & PCO and Sokos HOTELS St. Peterbsurg will share stand DURING EIBTM

TSAR EVENTS DMC & PCO  and  Sokos HOTELS St. Peterbsurg will share stand DURING EIBTM

You can meet  Alexander Rodionov, CMP, DMCP from Tsar Events  and Victoria Lyulina  from Sokos Hotels during EIBTM on stand i550.

25 October 2011

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is opening 4 new Sheraton hotels in Russia during next 3 years

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is opening 4 new Sheraton hotels in Russia during next 3 years

Three new hotels (in Sochi, Perm, Rostov-on-Done  in 2013) and new hotel in Moscow (Sheremetievo Airport in 2014) will be opened by Starwood Hotels & Resorts.

21 October 2011

Ginza Project opened new restaurant “KHOCHU KHARCHO!!!” in St. Petersburg

Ginza Project opened new restaurant “KHOCHU KHARCHO!!!” in St. Petersburg

This is a heart-cry of those longing for the correct Georgian cuisine. We want an authentic Megrelian kharcho! Gourmets were – as usual – heard by Ginza Project. The new Holding’s restaurant offers everything that made the small but proud Megrelia famous: the dishes which became national «trademarks».

20 October 2011

St. Petersburg Open 2011

St. Petersburg Open 2011

17th ATP World Tour St. Petersburg Open Tennis Tournament will take place on October 22-30, 2011 in Peterburgsky Sport Complex.