Hot News from Prague
Deelive Participates in 2022 Designblok
Designblok is the largest show of selected design and fashion in Central Europe. Every year, since 1999 it has presented new designers and manufacturers with an emphasis on Czech design and creative works from the regions of Central Europe.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Acquires European Hotel Brand Vienna House
Tuck-in acquisition becomes Wyndham's 23rd brand, bolstering the Company’s upscale and midscale presence with ~40 hotels in Europe
The City of Prague Declares Grants in the Field of Tourism for 2023
In 2022 grants may be allocated for:
26th General Conference of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Took Place in Prague
In August (20 – 28), Prague hosted for the first time the world’s largest conference of museum workers – the 26th ICOM General Conference, which is one of the most important global events dedicated to museums and the experts who work in them. More than 3,000 experts from 123 different countries physically participated in the conference. Since 1948, many experts are meeting at the conference to discuss current issues and problems that museums face.
Prague Launches Pilot Project of Refundable Cups at Selected Events
The City of Prague, in cooperation with Prague City Tourism launches a pilot project of refundable cups for events held on Prague's embankments and at the Exhibition Grounds. The aim is to promote the use of sustainable dishware instead of disposable consumer plastics. The city has allocated CZK 2.4 million for the project. After the test phase, the system will operate on a fully commercial basis, without any city support.
Hilton Prague and Hilton Prague Old Town Announce New Cluster Commercial Director
Hilton Prague and Hilton Prague Old Town are proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Lennart Jayawardena as Cluster Commercial Director. Originally from Germany, Lennart is transferring from Croatia, Hilton Rijeka Costabella Beach Resort & Spa.
Green Roofs and Oasis for Křižík Pavilions, Renovation of Pavilions Enters its Final Phase
Works on revitalizing and greening of the roofs of the Křižík pavilions at the Prague Exhibition Grounds (Výstaviště Praha) have begun. The reconstruction of the pavilions itself has advanced to the final stage. Three pavilions have now been completely reconstructed and certified as approved and the fourth pavilion is being finalized. The cost of the reconstruction of the pavilions amounted to approximately CZK 190 million excluding VAT. It should be completed by the end of 2023.
NH Collection Prague Carlo IV Welcomes a New General Manager
The NH Collection Prague Carlo IV is pleased to announce that Martin Žídek was appointed as the new hotel’s General Manager as of September 1, 2022.
OREA Hotel Pyramida Prague acquired the Healthcare Venues Certificate
OREA Hotel Pyramida Prague joined the growing list of assessed and trained Healthcare Venues, now with the independent Compliance Index as partner in events and conferences attending by Healthcare Professionals in pharmaceutical and medical segment. The audit criterions included evaluation not only of the conference spaces size and variability, but also the other hotel services and compliance hotspots based on the code of ethics applied on local and international levels.