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VIP Tours, Special Programmes & MICE

VIP Tours, Special Programmes & MICE

Our VIP Tours and Special Programmes offer to explore Russia in the style of the Tsars and enjoy all benefits of VIP services and luxury travel, taking advantage of our depth of experience and exclusive local network:

  • Completely personalized itinerary planning. Expert advice from our travel specialists. Visa support
  • Tailor-made private jet holidays and private jet transfers to your chosen destination. You can holiday in style, safety and comfort with a complete privacy during the flight and an exclusive access to private terminals. We offer a range of light and medium-size business jets with 4-18 seats as well as aircrafts for bigger groups 
  • VIP services at the airport. Fast-track clearance through customs and immigration. Private airport transfers
  • Preferential VIP rooms in the best luxury and boutique hotels, accommodation at tsarist-era palaces
  • Your own highly-qualified expert guide for all types of tour
  • Transportation by S, C or E Class Mercedes cars, limousines, Mercedes Viano mini-vans, Mercedes Sprinter mini-buses, luxury buses, Russian retro vehicles
  • Private access and special viewings at museums, palaces and other cultural attractions. Before and after-hours admission to museums. Tours conducted by museum curators
  • Private lectures by Russia’s leading experts on aspects of politics, the arts, history and other subjects
  • The best tickets to theatres, concert halls, circus and other cultural events. Exclusive access to local activities. Organization of your private entertainment options
  • Meals in the best restaurants, palaces, aristocratic mansions. Restaurant reservations
  • Private cocktail cruises on the Moscow River and through the canals of St. Petersburg. Night cruises in St. Petersburg during the popular White Nights period
  • Troika rides (horse-drawn carriage) through the lovely gardens of the former Imperial residences.
  • Shopping recommendations
  • 24 hour support in each destination of your trip

St. Petersburg, Moscow and other cities in Russia can serve as excellent venues for MICE (Meetings, Incentive corporate trips, Conferences, Exhibitions and off-site events activities).

Open Russia Tours is your professional convention organizer offering information about destinations and the required conference and exhibition venues. We provide a full spectrum of services, including visa support, accommodation, customized itinerary, facilities and equipment reservation, catering, restaurants, transport and escort services, local Event Coordinator traveling with group, guides, lecturers, entertainment, customized souvenirs, etc. The post-meeting tours will feature highlights of Russian culture and our historical legacy. We can also suggest creative ideas for birthday parties, anniversaries, weddings, exhibitions, forums and other events.

List of Clients


HRH Princess Alexandra
The (late) Duke of Wellington, private with Tania Illingworth
The Duke of Abercorn James Hamilton and family
The Duke of Richmond & Gordon Charles Gordon-Lennox and family
HH Sheikh Hamad Al Thani, Sir Thomas and Lady Allen
La Countess of Leicester
Mayoress of London / Lord Palumbo / The Viscount Linley
Professor of International Health Policy Mr Gill Walt
Sir Tim Rice private party & his Heartaches Cricket Club Group
Sir George Christie
Professor of International Health Policy Mr Gill Walt
Schieman family trip (Trojan gold)
Bruce Willis private visit 
Mr. Stephen Meyer Graham
Private Party Private jet tours for Forbes list clients: Mr Russel Wight, Mr Edward Easton, Mr Gerald Hosier, Mr William Schenkman


Global Teachers Conference group
IBM Leadership Award Forum St. Petersburg
Lifestyle Bentley Motors group
Rotary Club International
Anthony Robbins Platinum Partnership
Abercrombie and Kent (UK)
Ultimate Travel Company with Tania Illingworth leading tours annually
Northern Arts Fund (UK)
Opera North UK
The British Museum
Friends of Mariinsky Theatre (UK)
Friends of Hermitage (USA)
World Monuments Fund (USA & UK) with HRH The Duke of Kent
Cincinnati Art Museum (USA)
Gardiner Art Museum of Canada
SFMOMA / Guggenheim (USA)
Hampshire Art Group / Victoria and Albert Museum/The Tate Gallery
The Wallace Collection Museum
Distant Horizons (UK)
Art Scholars group
The Worshipful Company of Needlemakers
Art Tours Ltd
The Ashmolean, Oxford
Roger Bevan Exhibition Circle 1, 2 (contemporary art groups)
Ciceroni Travel art groups
Martin Randall Travel art and ballet groups



Please fill in the Customise your tour form to give us details about your trip and your tour preferences, for this tour alone or in combination with others.