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.
World Travel Awards is the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought after awards program in the global travel and tourism industry. To be voted a World Travel Award winner is the highest accolade a company can receive, this year Tsar Events DMC & PCO has been voted as «Russia's Leading Destination Management Company». It is already second award for Tsar Events.
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.
St. Petersburg, Sochi and Moscow all make the popular website’s list.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Smirnoff House in Tverskoy Boulevard is a unique Moscow venue for high class events of any kind, located in the very heart of the city — just in 10 minutes walk to Red Square. It offers 8 beaufifully decorated halls in different styles, able to host as a gala-dinner or a cocktail reception, as a business meeting or a conference.
An annual international event gathering scientists and psychiatrists from around the world to share an interest in stress-evoked brain disorders in both humans and animals.
Industry UpdatesAPRIL 2016
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 emblem was unveiled in a ceremony held in Moscow, Russia marking 500 days till this event
The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro
Moscow actually has more billionaires living in the area than any other city in the world. With a total of 74 billionaires, Moscow beats New York City's statistic by three.
In terms of population, Russia is the ninth largest country in the world, even though it's the world's biggest country
Russian language uses the Cyrillic alphabet instead of the Latin and is one of the 5 most spoken languages in the world
Moscow is the biggest city in Europe. Population is 10.5 million. Statistic says that Moscow population is expecting to be 16 millions by 2020.
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)