The tourist flow to Saint Petersburg increases from year to year. Today the city hosts more guests than the number of citizens. 6,5 mln. tourists arrived here in 2015. Opening of Russian National Tourist Offices in Finland, Germany, UAE, Italy and China, recognition of Saint Petersburg as Europe’s Leading Destination by World Travel Awards encourages the tourism draw to the city.
Saint Petersburg gifts fresh emotions and invaluable experience to everyone coming here. The tourists are thrilled with the historical city centre, park and palace ensembles, streets that keep a spirit of the Russian Empire. The bottomless treasure of arts is the State Hermitage Museum, the real catch for romantics are White Nights. In the summer time Saint Petersburg lives twenty-four seven, at night lovers as well as noisy crews like to watch how ships are passing under the drawbridges, the miracle of the craft engineering. The city provides original incentive program for corporate groups such as Mariinsky Theatre backstage tour, Matruoshka Doll painting, south pole party, ice hockey play and many others.
The current economic situation suggests to come and spend weekend in Saint Petersburg. The ruble/EUR exchange rate has never been so tempting. Imagine like-a-boss possibilities you would have: 1 night in a four star hotel costs 50-60 EUR, average restaurant dinner for two – 35 EUR, ticket to the State Hermitage Museum – 7,8 EUR, average Uber ride – 4 EUR, a subway ticket – 0,42 EUR. Meanwhile its’s not the case when you get what you pay for. The hospitality infrastructure in Saint Petersburg are completely on a par with the worldwide quality standards that confirms reviews of individual travelers as well as business tourists and corporate groups.
Saint Petersburg Convention Bureau was established in July 2014 in the structure of the Committee for Tourism Development of Saint Petersburg. Its mission is to unify representatives of the meetings and hospitality industries and professionals of Saint Petersburg.
Elena Vasileva, Public Relation Manager
Tel: + 7 (812) 417-22-17