In 2019, St. Petersburg is once again nominated for «World's Leading Business Travel Destination 2019» by the World Travel Awards.
The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 and are considered one of the most prestigious award in the sphere of tourism. The prize is awarded annually to the winners in different categories after thousands of tourists and industry experts vote for one of the candidates.
Saint Petersburg is also presented in the categories «World's Leading City Destination 2019», «World's Leading Cruise Destination 2019», and «World's Leading Cultural City Destination 2019».
The voting is open now and it will conclude on the Sunday, 20th October. Voting is available online at www.worldtravelawards.com/vote
As a reminder, St. Petersburg has been previously recognized as Europe’s Leading Cultural City Destination 2018 according to WTA. The winners were announced at the awards ceremony in Portugal on the island of Madeira. In 2019 prize drawn among the European countries, St. Petersburg has recognized as a Europe's Leading City Destination 2019, and in 2018 – Europe's Leading Cruise Destination 2018 and Europe's Leading Heritage Destination 2018