Hot News from Meeting Prague
Prague Airport Handles Nearly 3.7 Million Passengers in 2020
Throughout the course of 2020, a total of 3,665,871 passengers passed through the gates of Václav Havel Airport Prague. The operation of the airport was unprecedented due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular the related restrictions on travel and the worldwide decline in demand for flying. As a result, 79% fewer passengers were handled in Prague compared to 2019.
Prague Introduces Position of Blue-Green Infrastructure Manager
The City of Prague is aware of the importance of greenery in the urban area and at the same time, the representatives of the city want to support sustainable rainwater management and other adaptive measures within various investment projects of the Czech capital. Thus, the Prague City Hall will launch a brand-new department of Blue-Green Infrastructure. Its manager will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the city investments in terms of blue-green infrastructure support.
A New Space has been Created at the O2 arena, Now Known as the MEETING HUB.
Thanks to extensive investment in the reconstruction of the former Trade Ring - now the Meeting Hub, 18 daylight halls have been created on the first floor of the O2 arena, which can be rented for almost anything and which extend the total capacity of the O2 universum to 39 halls.
Why Hilton Hotels in Prague are Your Next Event’s Best Bet
Planning an “in real life” event these days can be challenging. Choosing a venue that has already thought through all the safety and cleanliness considerations and has put procedures in place can ease the decision-making process. Hilton Hotels in Prague have implemented health and safety programs and measures to bring meeting planners and attendees peace of mind.
COVID-19: Current Information & Measures Applied in the Czech Republic
The state of emergency has been re-introduced in the Czech Republic to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus from October 5 and will be valid until January 22, 2021.
Prague Improved Its Position within GainingEdge Competitive Index 2020
GainingEdge launched the Destination Competitive Index back in 2018. This benchmarking tool ranks cities based on their competitive strength to attract international conferences. The index starts with International Congress & Convention Association’s (ICCA) list of TOP 100 destinations based on the last three years results and taking into consideration also the decision-making factors of meeting planners.
The Largest Congress of European Family Doctors WONCA 2020 This Time in a Virtual Form
These days (16.12.-19.12.2020) the first and at the same time the largest virtual congress of European family doctors - European Conference of Family Doctors - DEGAM Annual Congress (WONCA 2020) is taking place.
Prague Co-Launches the Hybrid City Alliance
The Hague Convention Bureau, Ottawa Tourism Business Events, Prague Convention Bureau and Geneva Convention Bureau launched the Hybrid City Alliance yesterday in a collaboration that sees the four like-minded destinations come together to provide a creative new offering for conference and event buyers.
Prague Airport Receives ACI Airport Health Accreditation
Last spring, in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, Prague Airport began to implement a number of measures aimed at protecting the health of both passengers and airport employees. The correct steps taken by the airport in this area have now been confirmed by the issuance of the international ACI Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) Certificate, which also appreciates the fact that the standards implemented at Václav Havel Airport Prague meet the requirements of international organizations in the aviation industry. At the same time, obtaining the accreditation proves that a high level of functioning protective measures ensures increased safety of passengers flying through Prague.