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ST. PETERSBURG ECONOMIC FORUM SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 15th – 18th, 2022

ST. PETERSBURG ECONOMIC FORUM SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 15th – 18th, 2022

The Presidency of the Russian Federation has now announced the dates for 2022 for the traditional St. Petersburg Economic Forum. As usual, the forum is expected to attract large delegations from many countries and we are closing the sales of leisure groups in the period 14.06-18.06.2022.

11.10.2021
ST. PETERSBURG GETS ANOTHER HOLIDAY INN HOTEL

ST. PETERSBURG GETS ANOTHER HOLIDAY INN HOTEL

Recently the former 3-star Hotel Meininger Nikolsky has been relaunched as the 4-star Hotel Holiday Inn St. Petersburg Theater Square with more services and amenities. The Holiday Inn St. Petersburg Theater Square features 158 guests rooms and suites, including a significant number of triple and quadruple rooms, a large restaurant and a bar.

27.09.2021
EASIER VISA TO RUSSIA FOR GUESTS FROM 59 COUNTRIES

EASIER VISA TO RUSSIA FOR GUESTS FROM 59 COUNTRIES

The Russian authorities have eased the visa procedures to Russia for tourists of 59 countries worldwide. The countries are: Austria, Azerbaijan, Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Hungary, Venezuela, Vietnam, Germany, Greece, Dominican Republic, Egypt, India, Jordan, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Cyprus, Qatar...

13.09.2021
RIVER PALACE HOTEL ST. PETERSBURG

RIVER PALACE HOTEL ST. PETERSBURG

The former Marriott St. Petersburg Vasilevskiy has been renovated, taken over by another operator and has been relaunched as the 4-star River Palace Hotel. The hotel now features 214 comfortable guest rooms and suites equipped with all amenities to be expected from a 4-star superior hotel.

13.09.2021
ALEXANDER PALACE AT TSARSKOYE SELO REOPENED

ALEXANDER PALACE AT TSARSKOYE SELO REOPENED

After an extensive restoration project, the Alexander Palace with the private apartments of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, recently reopened. Built by Italian architect Giacomo Quarenghi on the orders of Catherine the Great as a present for her favorite grandson Alexander Pavlovich, the future Tsar Alexander I, the Alexander Palace was completed in 1796 and is considered one of the finest neoclassical buildings in Russia.

13.09.2021
THE VALO HOTEL CITY IN ST. PETERSBURG OPENS THE SECOND LARGE HOTEL

THE VALO HOTEL CITY IN ST. PETERSBURG OPENS THE SECOND LARGE HOTEL

The summer saw the opening of the 2nd large hotel belonging to the Valo Hotel City project, the 4-star Valo Plaza Hotel & Spa. The new hotel is next to and sharing facilities with the 3-star Valo City Hotel. The Valo Plaza Hotel & Spa features 475 guest rooms and suites: 281 comfort rooms, 120 junior suites and 74 senior suites.

19.08.2021
ST. PETERSBURG TO HOST MORE EURO 2021 MATCHES

ST. PETERSBURG TO HOST MORE EURO 2021 MATCHES

St. Petersburg will host another three matches for the EURO 2021 in addition to the for matches, which were already planned. The city is finally hosting the following matches: 12.06: Russia-Belgium, 14.06: Poland-Slovakia, 16.0P: Russia-Finland, 18.06: Sweden-Slovakia, 21.06: Finland-Belgium, 23.06: Sweden-Poland and 02.07: Quarter final.

24.05.2021
HOTEL WAWELBERG - NEW LUXURY IN THE HEART OF ST PETERSBURG

HOTEL WAWELBERG - NEW LUXURY IN THE HEART OF ST PETERSBURG

April 15th will see the opening of another luxury hotel in St. Petersburg, the 5-star Wawelberg Hotel. The hotel is located in the historical building of the Wawelberg family at the Nevsky Prospekt. The hotel has 79 luxurious rooms and suites, two restaurants, three conference rooms, and features a Spa & Wellness Center.

12.04.2021
VALO CITY HOTEL AND THE VALO HOTEL CITY

VALO CITY HOTEL AND THE VALO HOTEL CITY

In spite of the covid-19 pandemic there are still several hotel projects underway in St. Petersburg. Last year saw the opening of the 3-star Valo City Hotel consisting of 450 stylish rooms, suites and apartments. All rooms include regular hotel amenities and additionally each room features a kitchen area.

25.03.2021
RUSSIA INTRODUCES E-VISA TO ALL OF RUSSIA FROM 01.01.2021

RUSSIA INTRODUCES E-VISA TO ALL OF RUSSIA FROM 01.01.2021

E-visa will be available to the whole Russian Federation from 01.01.2021. The E-visa is valid for max. 16 days within a 60 days period. When crossing the border to Russia, the guests must present a printed notification on the issuance of an electronic visa and a passport. Each guests can apply on the web-site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the processing of the E-visa is taking max. 4 days.

18.12.2020