HOTEL OF THE WEEK
Conceptualized by award-winning architects Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners, W St. Petersburg is located in the center of the historical »Venice of the North» next to St. Isaac's Cathedral, a stones throw from the lavish Winter Palace with the famed Hermitage Museum and a short stroll from the spectacular Neva River. Located deep in the heart of Saint Petersburg where the city's influences — history, art, and business — connect, W St. Petersburg invites its guests to escape from the ordinary and experience the hottest address in the city.
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.
«Pobeda has made an application for flights to Girona, Cologne and Pisa from St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo airport. The company expects to open these directions in the summer of 2018». — reported CEO of the carrier Andrei Kalmykov.
VENUE OF THE WEEK
Peterhof Golf Club was opened on Sunday 4th of June and became the first full length golf course in the city of St. Petersburg. Located in the historical site of Mikhailovka Estate, in Peterhof, this Golf Club is only a 30 minutes drive away from the heart of the northern Capital.
You are invited to participate in the 22nd SPIMUN conference (26—28 March 2018) 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 UpdatesDECEMBER 2017
Russian language does not include a word for 'the' or 'a' which is good because these often lead to confusion in other languages
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.
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 7 absolutely the same high-rise buildings in Moscow: 2 hotels, 2 administrative buildings, 2 blocks of flats and the Moscow State University
There is the closest point between Russia and America that is only 4 km long