HOTEL OF THE WEEK
Situated in the heart of the city on the Moika River, in the aristocratic mansion built in 1853, Kempinski Hotel Moika 22 is flanked by the famous landmarks of Palace Square and the Hermitage museum. The hotel is just five minutes’ walk from the Nevsky Prospect and close to all major sights and shopping, an ideal location whether you are travelling for business or personal reasons.
Tsar Events DMC & PCO has become the first Russian DMC to earn Accredited Destination Management Company designation
ADMEI's Destination Management Company Accreditation program is designed to elevate professional standards and designate firms that demonstrate advanced knowledge and experience essential to the practice of destination management. Tsar Events DMC & PCO has been recognized as meeting the standards and criteria that are indicative of the highest quality destination management service providers.
RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Arkia Israeli Airlines will operate regular flights between Tel Aviv and St. Petersburg starting from 23rd of June till end of Autumn season. Regular Flights between St. Petersburg and Tel Aviv will be every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday using Boeing 757–300 (for 265 passengers) and Airbus A320 (for 174 persons).
VENUE OF THE WEEK
The XV International Festival of Sand Sculptures will take place at the beach of Peter and Paul Fortress, St Petersburgfrom 28 May to 30 September 2016.
Industry UpdatesJUNE 2016
International Festival of Lights will take place in autumn 2016 (exact dates will be announced later) in St. Petersburg
Spilled Blood Church from St. Petersburg is on 7th place among TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Top Landmarks for 2016
International Sand Sculpture Festival will take place in St. Petersburg from 28 May to 30 September 2016
«Alexander and Natalie» located in the famous Arbat Street is the only Moscow fountain with drinking water
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.
St. Petersburg was known as Petrograd from 1914 to 1924 and Leningrad from 1924 to 1991
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
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
Russian celebrate new year 2 times a year (01stof January and Orthodox Stule New Year 14th of January)