Hot News from Prague
Meeting Prague Representatives Elected New Leadership
On Wednesday, 4th May, the General Meeting of the Prague Convention Bureau took place, during which the election of a new Board of Directors and members of the Audit Committee took place. Prague meetings industry, under an official framework of the Prague Convention Bureau, has thus received new leadership.
International Meetings Return to Prague. International Gastroenterology Congress ESGE Days 2022 Took Place in Prague Congress Centre
The Prague Congress Centre hosted the ESGE Days international medical congress from 28th to 30th April. It is an international meeting organized by the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. The congress took place in a hybrid form, yet more than 2,000 top experts from all over the world arrived in Prague. This is the first major international congress that took place in Prague since the end of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hotel Alcron to Open Champagne Pop Up Bar 8ubbles
Famous BeBop Bar in Hotel Alcron will extend the variety of Prague bars by opening the Champagne Pop Up Bar 8ubbles in April — July. Renowned by its creative and funny cocktails, the BeBop Bar also hides a concealed bar for limited number of guests, with as few as eight bar stools. Starting from this week, this bar will become a unique venue of degustation of the best sparkling and still wines from different corners of Europe.
Turin and Kuwait: Prague Airport Announces New Direct Routes
Two new destinations will be added to the Prague Airport’s list of direct routes – in the summer season, Italian city of Turin and Kuwait City, the capital of the eponymous country, will be connected with Prague by direct flights.
O2 arena's Coming of Age. 24th April Marked 18th Anniversary of First Big Event
The largest Czech multifunctional hall, Prague's O2 arena, celebrated eighteen years since its first official international event, the first match at the 2004 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, on 24th April. So far, more than 1,600 events have been held at the O2 arena, which have been visited by almost 12 million viewers.
Andaz Prague – First Luxury Lifestyle Hotel in the Czech Republic
Praque is now home to its first luxury lifestyle hotel. Five-star Andaz Prague is situated in Senovážné square, in the building of the former Sugar Palace. It offers an unparalleled atmosphere, connecting mythic history with modern trends. Its unique design draws inspiration from myths and legends of Czech history, and presents Czech artworks and the rich craftsmanship heritage of our country. The hotel´s concept aims to enchant all the senses.
Prague Will Host Cultural and Educational Events, Conferences and Summits of European Leaders under Czech Presidency of Council of the EU
Prague City Council approved an outline of activities it is preparing in cooperation with partners for the Czech Republic's presidency of the Council of the EU (July – December 2022). The event presents a unique opportunity for the capital to present its own priorities to the rest of Europe. The city will organize the events either alone or in cooperation with its organizations and external partners.
Prague Continues to Develop Sustainable Mobility
Sustainability is a topic of a great significance for Prague, including the city’s transportation system. If the Czech capital wants to be perceived as a modern destination, it is also necessary to consider the current climate situation, and to prevent, to a maximum possible extent, any influences that negatively affect it before they grow to dangerous proportions. By promoting sustainable mobility, Prague also strives to meet the expectations of those event organizers who prefer destinations that focus on sustainable development, when choosing locations for their events.
Events Club Forum to Welcome Delegates to Prague in two Months
Europe Congress, the organizer of B2B events for MICE professionals, such as the MCE-CEE series, has created a completely new event format choosing the Czech capital to host it. The main program of the event under the title "Events Club Forum" will take place at the Prague Congress Centre from 20 to 21 June. The event will take place with the support of local partners, including the Prague Convention Bureau, which will also organize two thematically focused fam trips following the forum.