HOTEL OF THE WEEK
Luxurious Rocco Forte's Hotel Astoria, St. Petersburg, captures the essence of Russia with an authentic experience steeped in comfort and elegance. Rocco Forte's five-star tribute to sophisticated travelling reflects the noble history of St. Petersburg, with interiors scrupulously designed to recreate the grandeur synonymous with this historic city. Hotel Astoria occupies an unrivalled setting in St. Isaac's Square at the hub of St. Petersburg's vibrant city Centre. St. Isaac's Cathedral stands opposite Hotel Astoria, and the renowned Hermitage Museum is only a short walk away.
THE ONLY DESTINATION MANAGEMENT CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS (DMCP) IN RUSSIA: ALEXANDER RODIONOV & TATIANA ZABOLOTSKIKH
We are proud to announce that Tatiana Zabolotskikh — Senior Project Manager of Tsar Events DMC & PCO has passed exams for DESTINATION MANAGEMENT CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL (DMCP) and has become the second DMCP in Russia.
RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Sadko restaurant was opened in 2006 as a Russian Russian restaurant with separate wine bar and high level of service and food. It is located in the very city center, close to Marinsky Theater. You will be impressed by restaurants interior, which include and stylishly combine modern and folklore elements.
Ceilings are covered with Russian authentic patterns with huge red crystal chandeliers and colorful food plates for the food. The restaurant is famous for its singing waiters.
The Hermitage, St Petersburg ranked among most romantic museums.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Grand Duke Vladimir Palace was the last imperial palace to be constructed in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. It was designed by a team of architects (Vasily Kenel, Aleksandr Rezanov, Andrei Huhn, Ieronim Kitner, Vladimir Shreter) for Alexander II's son, Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia. Construction work lasted from 1867 to 1872.
You are invited to participate in the 19th SPIMUN conference (20—23 March 2016) organized by Gymnasium 157 founded by Princess of Oldenburg in 1868 and located in the center of St.Petersburg. SPIMUN is one of the United Nations Models affiliated to The Hague International Model United Nations with the same rules of procedure. The conference is a three-day-long simulation of the work of the United Nations. The structure of SPIMUN includes the Security Council, the General Assembly (4 Committees), the ECOSOC and the Special Conference. SPIMUN is designed for high school students (14 — 19 years old).
Industry UpdatesFEBRUARY 2016
Tsar Events DMC & PCO will participate in ADME International Conference 2016 that will take place in Oklahoma City, OK, USA 11 - 13 February 2016
Moscow, Russia is named one of 5 Traveler’s Choice 2015 Top World Destinations on the Rise by TripAdvisor web-site
The Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Preserve (Catherine palace complex) was visited by 3,6 million guests in 2015 (half a million more than in 2014)
St. Petersburg Faberge Museum will show 34 works of the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo first time in Russian history
The Urals are the oldest mountains in the world and lake Baikal is the world's deepest lake and the largest reservoir of fresh water on earth
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour holds around 5,000-6,000 at one time and is the tallest Eastern Orthodox church in the world and currently the largest operating Orthodox Church in the world
Every day over 9 MILLION passengers ride the Metro, Moscow's vast underground subway system. In a single day, an average of 9915 trains operate between 5am — 1am.
There are 7 absolutely the same high-rise buildings in Moscow: 2 hotels, 2 administrative buildings, 2 blocks of flats and the Moscow State University
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
The Russian State Libraryis the biggest in Europe and second in the World after Library of Congress in the USA. The Russian State Library is located in Moscow and was founded in 1862.