The best city in the country for the hospitality business

29 November 2021

On November 7, the ceremony of awarding the finalists of the National Hotel Award - 2021 was held in Moscow.

St. Petersburg became the winner in the nomination "The best city for the hotel business with a population of over 1 million people." The city on the Neva receives this title for the second year in a row.

This nomination of the Prize was established in 2020. Participating cities are assessed according to the event calendar, the development of transport infrastructure and legal framework, the opportunities for economic potential, the unique characteristics of the region, as well as the availability of qualified personnel and specialized educational institutions.

In 2021, three new upscale hotels were opened in the northern capital. St. Petersburg was the first of the country's regions to support the tourism sector as one of the industry’s most affected by the pandemic.