“St. Petersburg has become the winner of the prestigious World Travel Awards in the nominations "Best European Cruise Destination" and "Best Cultural and Tourist Destination in Europe", - the press service of the City Committee for Tourism Development reported.
In the first category St. Petersburg competed with such cities as Amsterdam, Athens, Bodrum and Cannes. In the second category the city is ahead Barcelona, Paris, London, Florence, Venice and Vienna.
In past years St. Petersburg also became the winner of this award, in particular - in 2017 it was recognized as the most attractive area of urban tourism in the sphere of culture.