St. Petersburg Government established a new award to promote incoming tourism. Russkie Prostori DMC visited the ceremony.

On December, 16 St Petersburg government gathered the leaders of incoming tourism industry on a ceremony to announced the establishment of a new award in achievements in development of incoming tourism. This year the award will have only promotional status, but in 2019 the standards of evaluation will be developed for the contestants. The winners will be announced by a judging panel according to the results of an open contest.

St Petersburg is one of the most popular destinations in the world that constantly offers new opportunities for business and individual tourism. Thousands of people constantly strive to make the city even more attractive for foreign guests. The St Petersburg government announced that the Award will encourage and celebrate their efforts.