SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia – Corinthia St. Petersburg was named “Best MICE Hotel” in Russia with its outstanding multi-functional conference facilities and leading guest services. The hotel features one of the city’s largest luxury conference spaces, with 17 conference rooms. The largest of these spaces, the Nevsky Ballroom, boasts high ceilings and an art deco design, and can accommodate up to 500 people. Corinthia St. Petersburg had previously won MICE hotel in St. Petersburg at the Russian Business Travel & MICE Awards in October 2015.
The luxury Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg, located at the heart of Nevsky Prospect, was bestowed with the award at the annual Russian Hospitality Awards 2015, held on February 18, 2016 at the Lotte Hotel Moscow.
Jonathan Pace, General Manager of Corinthia St. Petersburg, said: “We are extremely honored to receive such a prestigious award. It underlines the exceptional professionalism and care our teams deliver every day when looking after our MICE guests. This is the second award in less than six months that recognizes our superior MICE products and services, which makes us tremendously proud. We are determined to maintain our exceptional levels of service to our guests.”
The Russian Hospitality Awards program annually opens nominations for 20 major categories, of which “Best MICE Hotel” is one of the most exciting given the country’s growing business. The category had over 23 nominations.
The Russian Hospitality Awards is an independent awards scheme for Russia’s hospitality market, which aims to increase the country’s tourism attractiveness and the quality of its hospitality services, and to grow the sector’s competitiveness domestically and internationally.
Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg, an award-winning renovation of two majestic nineteenth-century buildings, boasts an opulent interior showcasing art and modern luxury. Located at the heart of Nevsky Prospect, the city’s main thoroughfare, Corinthia St. Petersburg houses 388 elegant rooms and suites, including 95 executive rooms. Refined hospitality, superior service and inspired luxury are at the core of this hotel. From luxurious caviar and blinis to more humble-inspired dishes, all complemented by finely selected drinks lists, the hotel’s restaurants and bars offer outstanding cuisine. With a 1,000-guest capacity and 17 meeting rooms, the hotel further boasts one of the largest conference and meeting facility in in the city and is the only St. Petersburg hotel with a Memorial Museum at its core. Corinthia St. Petersburg is a 21st-century grand hotel located in the heart of the city, created with a passion for craftsmanship and an understanding of authentic, world-class service. Corinthia St. Petersburg was acquired by Corinthia Hotels in 2002 and underwent a huge renovation and expansion in 2009. It is one of the Corinthia Hotels’ collection of five-star hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta.