25 October 2021

Aeroflot Russian airlines company was named Europe's Leading Aviation Brand at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2021 again. The award ceremony took place in the Russian pavilion at the World Expo in Dubai. Aeroflot traditionally receives high marks from both the professional community and travelers. Earlier, the carrier for the ninth time was recognized as the best airline in Eastern Europe according to the main aviation award of the world - Skytrax World Airline Awards 2021.

Also, within the framework of the award, several Russian cities were awarded: Moscow won in the nomination “The best tourist destination in Europe. City ”. The award "The best urban organization in the field of tourism in Europe" was given to the Moscow City Tourism Committee.

St. Petersburg became the winner in three nominations at once at the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) in the European region. According to the results of an open online voting on the website of the award, at the end of 2021, the northern capital of Russia was recognized as the best in the nominations "Leading city in Europe with a cultural and historical heritage" and "Leading city in Europe for short trips/city-breaks”. The marketing campaign “St. Petersburg hospitality / Safe Travels / New tourist geography” was also recognized as the best in Europe. The reward for the marketing campaign was for the first time awarded to our country, and specifically to St. Petersburg. The campaign is organized by the Committee for Tourism Development of St. Petersburg and positions the city as a safe destination for tourist trips and emphasizes the openness and high quality of the local service. And the fact that Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg won The nomination “Russia's Leading Business Hotel 2021”, and the Rocco Forte Hotel Astoria St. Petersburg won “Russia's Leading Luxury Hotel 2021” only confirmed the above-noted.