On June 30th 2018 Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg was recognised as “Russia’s Leading Conference Hotel” for an incredible sixth time by the World Travel Awards. The hotel also scooped “Russia's Leading Business Hotel” and “Russia's Leading Hotel Suite” at the event, dubbed "The Oscars of the Travel Industry", which acknowledges outstanding achievements in the tourism industry around the world.
These remarkable results recognise the dedication of the hotel team and their constant strive to provide service at the top level of global hospitality. The awards come on the back of the hotel’s recently completed large-scale two-year investment project to update the lobby and guestrooms, now offering 282 premium rooms designed for the discerning modern traveler.
General Manager Jonathan Pace said: “We are proud that the prestigious World Travel Awards has bestowed this honour on our remarkable hotel for the sixth time, proving that Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg is the leading meetings and events space in Russia’s cultural capital. This outstanding success has been made possible thanks to the exceptional professionalism delivered by our team throughout the 15 years in which Corinthia has been representing the very best in European hospitality and modern luxury in St Petersburg.”
Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg is the only five-star property which offers such a large number of rooms and event spaces in the historical city centre. The hotel’s entire offering includes 388 guest rooms, 17 venues for events for up to 1,000 people and four drinking and dining outlets, all serviced by the impeccable Corinthia standards that truly make Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg a 21st-century grand hotel.
The hotel caters for a variety of events, including international conferences, sumptuous banquets, private weddings and high-end events. For offering the best hospitality in Russia’s cultural capital, Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg was previously named "Russia’s Leading Conference Hotel" by the World Travel Awards in 2017, 2016, 2013, 2012 and 2011. In addition, the hotel was named “Best Congress Hotel in St. Petersburg” by the Russian Business Travel & MICE Awards in October 2015, and was recognised by the Russian Hospitality Awards as the “Best MICE hotel in Russia” in February 2016.
Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg was acquired by Corinthia Hotels in 2002 and underwent a huge renovation and expansion in 2009 with around 100 million euros of investment. It is one of the Corinthia Hotels’ collection of five-star hotels founded by the Pisani family of Malta.