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Best congress hotel award for Crowne Plaza St.Petersburg Airport

St. Petersburg, October 2, 2014: The Crowne Plaza St.Petersburg Airport hotel has been selected to receive "The Best Congress Hotel in St. Petersburg" Award at the Russian Business Travel & MICE Award.

The fifth award ceremony of the Russian professional award in the field of business tourism was held in Moscow on October 1st. Russian Business Travel & MICE Award, event for the best companies in the business travel and MICE, was launched in 2010 by the Russian Chamber of Commerce, "Business Travel" magazine and conference.ru portal. The winners were determined in 18 categories – the award covers all participants of the business travel market including hotels in Moscow, St. Petersburg and other regions of the country, congress centers, conference and event organizers in Russia and abroad, business travel agencies, airlines for business travelers and MICE projects.

Open voting on the Internet began on June 16 and ended two weeks before the ceremony. Voting lasted for nearly three months. During this time, a record number of votes was received – 120,000.

To choose the winners of the Russian Business Travel & MICE Award, an advisory council was formed. It included representatives of leading Russian and international companies which are customers of business travel and MICE services.

Among the guests of the ceremony there were more than 300 general managers of congress hotels, specialized companies, representatives of MICE and business travel customers.

About Crowne Plaza St.Petersburg Airport

The unique hotel is located in the rapidly developing business area of Saint Petersburg. Because of excellent infrastructure it is easy to reach city centre from one side and famous suburbs such as Pushkin, Pavlovsk and Peterghof from another side. Inspired by contemporary design, the rooms are fully equipped for the ultimate sleep experience and comfortable stay. Offering a modern conference center with 11 multi-functional meeting rooms equipped by the latest technologies, the hotel is a perfect venue for business meetings and events, including banquets, presentations, fashion shows and exhibitions.

Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts is one of nine brands within the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) family. IHG has more than 4,600 properties in nearly 100 countries.

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For further information please contact NIKOLAY POGORELOV, PR Manager on nikolay.pogorelov@ihg.com or +7 (812) 240-42-00.

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