Hot News from Meeting Prague
Prague Committed to Cut CO2 Emissions
In June 2019, the Prague City Council has made a commitment to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions in the capital city by 45% by the year 2030, and to eliminate them entirely by the year 2050. The Prague commitment is thus fully in line with the 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report aiming to limit the global warming to 1.5°C.
Czech Republic is One of the TOP 10 Countries in Regards to Achieving the Goals of Sustainable Development
Newly updated UN Sustainable Development Report 2019 ranked the Czech Republic seventh most developed in achieving the Goals of Sustainable Development out of the total of 162 evaluated countries. The Czech Republic is thus getting to the forefront of efforts to meet the sustainable development objectives with regards to nature conservation and, consequently, to a sustainable approach to events and the meetings industry.
easyJet to Launch Its Geneva Route
easyJet airlines has announced the launch of its regular scheduled flights between Prague and Geneva. The new route will be operated from 1 November 2019 three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Prague Sets Its Sustainable Mobility Plan to the Year 2030
Prague with nearly 57% of its area made up of parks, woodlands or gardens regularly ranks top positions in the lists of world's greenest cities offering its inhabitants and visitors plenty of opportunities to escape the bustle of daily life and relax. To improve the quality of the environment continuously, the City of Prague introduced its new mobility plan with the perspective for the period up to the year 2030. The city also improves its chances to meet the demanding requirements of those meeting organizers who prefer destinations with an advanced level of sustainable development policies for their events.
Prague Hosted a Fam Trip for Chinese Buyers
Prague Convention Bureau together with the Foreign Office of the CzechTourism agency in China - Beijing organized a fam trip for representatives of four agencies from China on 30 June - 3 July. The group was also joined by a Chinese B2B MICE magazine representative.
Radisson Blu Opens a Classic Art Nouveau Hotel in Prague
Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is proud to announce the opening of a new Radisson Blu Hotel in Prague – a city that is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 destinations in the world. The reopening of this modern hotel follows a remarkable transformation of an existing property, with major capital investment going into the project to upgrade and rebrand the former hotel.
2,000+ Laboratory Animal Experts Come to Prague for the FELASA Congress
Over 2,000 laboratory animal experts gathered in Prague to address such obvious topics as the correct reporting of animal research, animal welfare, ethics, legislation and education.
Multifunctional Cultural and Congress Centre O2 universum was Approved for Use. The Construction of Hotel Next to the O2 arena has Started
Opening of the new multifunctional cultural and congress centre O2 universum is getting closer – the first band will perform in the new complex on the 26th of September. During the course of last weeks, the final approval to use the building has been issued. Bestsport company, the operator of the O2 arena, has been building the complex at a site called “small arena”. At the same time, Bestsport has launched construction of a hotel, which will grow up next to the O2 arena.
Prague Congress Centre in Profit in 2018!
Prague Congress Centre (PCC) achieved a profit of CZK 33 million in 2018, with a total company turnover of CZK 486 million. During the year, the modernization of the technical equipment of the centre continued, and 86 hotel rooms of the Holiday Inn Prague Congress Centre were modernized. Further development of the company counts with the construction of the New Hall in the coming years.