HOTEL OF THE WEEK
The Four Seasons Hotel Moscow is a modern luxury hotel, opened October 30, 2014, with a facade that replicates the historic Hotel Moskva, which previously stood on the same location on Manezhnaya Square in the Tverskoy District, Moscow. Hotel is located less than 75 m from the Red Square entrance, just opposite the State History Museum, 100 m from GUM, across the street from DUMA –The Lower House of the Russian Parliament.
Alexander Rodionov, DMCP, CMP, Managing Director & Owner of Tsar Events DMC & PCO, ADME International Recognition Award 2016 Winner as Destination Management Professional of the Year
Alexander Rodionov, DMCP, CMP - Managing Director & Owner of Tsar Events DMC & PCO, a Hosts Global Alliance member has won ADME International Recognition Award as Destination Management Professional of the Year.
RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Faberge Museum Café is located in the heart of StPetersburg in the real historical palace — Shuvalov Palace. The palace has an area of about 4,700 square meters and is one of the most beautiful palaces in St. Petersburg, it is both a historical monument and a tourist attraction. Palace houses Faberge museum with the biggest collection of Faberge eggs in the world.
Starting on February 18, 2017, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will increase the frequency of flights between Saint Petersburg and Amsterdam (the Netherlands), from one to two flights a day. A new daily morning service from Pulkovo to Schiphol Airport will be operated by Boeing 737 aircraft with economy and business cabins.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
St. Petersburg Projection Museum (Lumiere Hall) is located inside of the building the largest gasholder of the 19th century in the very center of St. Petersburg. Gasholder has long been abandoned and could not find his destiny but in 2015 it was turned into a Museum of projections – the First in Russia.
ITM — INTOURMARKET was initiated by the whole Association of Tour operators of Russia and World Tourism Organization bringing together hosted buyers & travel professionals from all Russian regions with Russian & international tourism key players.
Industry UpdatesFEBRUARY 2017
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
There are 221 museums, 2,000 libraries, more than 80 theaters, 100 concert organizations, 45 galleries, 62 cinemas and 80 club establishments of culture in St Petersburg
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.
The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro
Russian language does not include a word for 'the' or 'a' which is good because these often lead to confusion in other languages
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