HOTEL OF THE WEEK
Don't miss the first SO Sofitel hotel in Russia, located in the heart of the rich cultural center of St. Petersburg. In this hotel, designed by architect Antonio Citterio, the mysteries of the House of Faberge are revealed in a modern setting. The breathtaking views of St. Isaac's Cathedral await you, along with Just Say So, a new service concept, and SO evening parties on our scenic summer terrace.
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
At the intersection of Konnogvardeysky Boulevard, 4 and Konnogvardeysky Lane, the restaurant of Russian cuisine Petrousha was opened. The former barracks of the Life Guards of the Equestrian Regiment have thus finally turned into, perhaps, the most famous restaurant address of the Northern Capital.Petrousha restaurant has 3 halls for 160 seats: a living room (40 seats), a craft hall (64 seats) and a fireplace hall (56 seats), children's room is present. Antique furniture, antique interior items, engravings of Petersburg, drawings of the majestic buildings of the young capital, portraits of outstanding people of Peter's time, soft music, elegant lamps, smoke ceramics and Dulev tea set — the interior and the atmosphere of the restaurant seem to transfer guests during the youth of the great Emperor, the era of Peter Ensembles and the Grand Embassy.
New meta-brand of St. Petersburg was presented by St. Petersburg City Tourist Information Bureau has presented this week. New logo is represented by blue circle that symbolizes Northern Sun and White nights and word «Saint Petersburg» reflecting images of St, Petersburg drawbridges.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Recently rennovated Beggrov's mansion with the unic view to Nevskiy prospect is finally opened for the guests! At first the building belonged to the artist Mr.Beggrov, then since 1895 and up to 2000 one of the largest Russian banks had operated here. By 1917 it was ranked first bank in Russia with the largest number of assets, loans, deposits and accounts.
08 — 16 FEBRUARY 2020
The 2020 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy is a professional tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It is the 11th edition of the tournament and fifth time as a WTA Premier tournament. It is part of the 2020 WTA Tour and will be held between 08 and 16 February 2020.
Industry UpdatesNOVEMBER 2019
St. Petersburg will host 45th International Advertising Association (IAA) World Congress May 27-29 2020
Meet Tsar Events RUSSIA DMC & PCO, a Hosts Global Member during IBTM World in Barcelona, Spain (booth B96 & B97)
Russia's Alexander Palace, the last home of Emperor Nicholas II will reopen to the public next summer
Russia covers 1/7th of the total land of our planet and neighbors more countries than any other country on earth.
The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro
The Metro of St. Petersburg is the world’s deepest subway (about100 m deep)
Baikal lake area is 31.5 thousand sq km. The Baikal is the deepest lake in Russia, it is a large world reservoir for fresh water (23 thousand km³)
Russia is a transcontinental country, extending halfway around the northern hemisphere and covering much of eastern and north-eastern Europe and the whole of northern Asia
Ladoga lake is the largest one in Europe. Its area makes 18 400 sq km, average depth is 51 m, the largest one is up to 230 m.