Hot News from Meeting Prague
MAXIN Prague Obtains Safe Travels Stamp
World Travel & Tourism Council Ltd. based in London, has developed detailed safety protocols for tour operators, convention centres, meetings and events, as well as hospitality. A similar protocol was drawn up some time ago by the executive committee of the euromic association. Maxin PRAGUE, a member of euromic, adopted the protocol followingly and implemented it into the preparation and arrangement processes of all events in the period after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Occidental Praha Hotel Reopens Again in September
On Thursday, September 3, 2020, the modern four-star Occidental (Barceló) Praha Hotel, located in Prague 4, reopens again. There are 230 very functionally equipped rooms, 2 conference centers with a total area of 500 m2, with the possibility of natural air ventilation and daylight in the 14-storey building. The hotel offers 80 parking spaces. This type of equipment helps to succeed in the meetings business even in these difficult times.
Transformation of Hotel International Prague Continues with Restaurant
Originally built as large army quarter, later transformed to luxury hotel. Impressive building with rich interior finished in 1957. Monumental project created as a place where needs of the most powerful people of our history were satisfied, nowadays challenge for new management under the leadership of Kamil Zlomek, general manager of the hotel. The place full of history, rising from the ashes like a phoenix.
Augustine Hotel and Lidé lidem Foundation Host Open Door Event to Give Thanks to Front Line Workers
In the light of COVID-19 crisis when Prague hotels are struggling to fill their rooms, Augustine, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Prague in Mala Strana decided to open its doors and welcome local healthcare and firefighter heroes to thank them for risking their lives every day to protect all of us. On July 27th Augustine hotel, together with Lidé Lidem foundation and Augustinian monastery, designed a program full of engaging activities and also time to relax and enjoy the tranquil Sundial garden of the hotel.
Korean Air Resumes Its Seoul Route, Another Long-haul Connection with Prague
Effective 21 August 2020, Korean Air re-launches operations on its Prague–Seoul route, expanding the list of long-haul connections available from/to Václav Havel Airport Prague.
Virtually in Prague
Have you been planning to hold your event in Prague, and to invite international participants? Even though possibilities to go ahead with personal meetings are globally limited at this moment, you can still have your international conference or congress in the Czech capital city: virtually!
Operations at Václav Havel Airport Prague Increase: Connections on 43 Routes Operated by 10 Airlines Resume
The resumption of regular scheduled connections continues at Václav Havel Airport Prague. In the first week of July, flights to a total of 34 destinations will resume. Frequencies will be increased on other previously resumed routes. In the following week, the airport's operations will increase by 43 renewed connections. The first regular long-haul routes will also reappear in the flight schedule. Qatar Airways is returning to the Doha, Qatar, route, while flydubai will resume its Dubai service. By the end of this week, the airport will have direct flights to a total of 57 destinations, operated by 20 airlines.
GUARANT International: 4 Tips for a Successful Virtual Conference
Although virtual conferences do not fully replace personal meetings, they offer specific benefits within their capabilities. GUARANT International’s blog presents advice on successful virtual conference planning and execution including its specific features organizers need to take into account.
Testing for Presence of COVID-19 Now Available Directly at Airport Prague
Passengers and visitors can now be tested for the presence of the virus causing COVID-19 directly at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Testing is performed by an accredited GHC Genetics laboratory. The new service will facilitate safe travelling and also reduce the spread of the disease. Both passengers and the general public can use the testing directly at the airport.