Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Saint Petersburg ExpoForum, the debut of Hilton Hotels & Resorts in the northwest region of the Russian Federation.
A Travel & Leisure story this morning caught my eye. “Strange Love? U.S. Tourists Flock to Russia in Record Numbers” is a revelation that’s not surprising to some of us. What the writers at Time Inc. and Affluent Media Group don’t realize is, Americans and Russians don’t despise one another – so boosted tourism is not so “strange” after all. Here’s a photographic look at other reasons for Russia’s touristic value.
Once Russia’s capital, St. Petersburg is a fabulous city with European flair, and a heart made of pure Russian culture. Founded by Tsar Peter the Great, St. Petersburg’s historic Baroque and neoclassical architecture the 18th and 19th centuries, has been largely preserved.
As 2016 draws to a close Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Hotels & Hospitality has released the preliminary report on markets and hotels in Moscow and St. Petersburg. According to the report showed overall stability with a substantial ADR increase.
St. Petersburg, Russia has won the coveted title of World’s Leading Cultural City Destination from World Travel Awards. The gala events held last Friday evening heralded the city’s cultural importance and potential for future tourism growth.