Hot News from Meeting Prague
Prague Meetings Industry Under Patronage of Women
Initiatives emerge around the world to support women in corporate and project leadership roles and to promote equal access to employment and remuneration of both genders in management positions. The Czech Republic and Prague are no exceptions in this respect. The most prominent events dedicated to this topic are the Equal Pay Day conference, which will take place online at the turn of March and April, and the Women in Business conference also planned online for April of this year.
Prague Continues to Promote Electromobility and Sustainable Means of Transport
Already in mid-2019, Prague City Assembly approved the Sustainable Mobility Plan for Prague and surrounding areas with a view to 2030, which, among other issues, addresses the development of electric cars, the overall reduction of Prague transportation traffic and, last but not least, the increase in safety. The strategy also sticks to the global trend of reducing carbon burden and improving the environment by adapting such measures as the introduction of electric buses and construction of so-called P+R car parks at key transport hubs. Another great commitment is to increase the share of barrier-free metro stations from 72% to 95%. At the same time, the city increases its chances of meeting the strict conditions of those meeting organizers who prefer destinations paying special attention to sustainable development when choosing a location for their event.
Hybrid City Alliance Adds 8 New Members
The Hybrid City Alliance has attracted a host of new members since its launch in December 2020. Antwerp, Cannes, Durban, Edmonton, Lausanne Montreux, Seoul, Sydney and Zurich join co-founding members The Hague, Ottawa, Prague and Geneva, expanding the Alliance’s reach to now include destinations across five continents.
Responsible Living Hotels – Occidental Praha
Barceló Hotel Group continues with the implementation of the Responsible Living Hotels project, whose mission is to make our Occidental Hotels & Resorts conscious travel claim brand, offering our customers responsible hotel stays committed with sustainability.
Czech Republic Celebrates: 100 Years Ago, Czechs Enriched World's Dictionaries with Term "Robot"
Beginning of 2021 marked an important anniversary for Czech and international linguistics. Experts, fans, as well as general public who follow the development of artificial intelligence have been using the word "robot" for an incredible 100 years. This word dates back to the era Czechoslovak Republic and was first used by none other than the acclaimed Czech writer Karel Čapek in his drama R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots), which was translated into 30 world languages.
Hilton Hotels In Prague Have Launched Hybrid Events By Organizing A Showcase For Their Clients Across The Globe
A hybrid event is something one in the industry hears a lot these days. But not everyone is clear on what it really means in practice, neither on the side of clients and meeting planners, nor on the side of venues.
Grandior Hotel Prague from the Le Hotels Group Launched a New Website
In addition to the overall web redesign, the website now offers visitors the opportunity of a 3D tour of the hotel. Guests can walk through the hotel lobby, look into the rooms or visit the hotel restaurant Bistro & Café Grandior.
Lukáš Hlaváček – New Head Chef of the Alcron Hotel Prague
Lukáš Hlaváček is another successor in culinary history, which, thanks to its background and rules, gave birth to the stars of czech culinary scene.
Fashion Arena Prague Outlet Promotes Sustainability
In 2019, the Fashion Arena Prague Outlet started to develop the area of sustainability very intensively, mainly by pursuing the Sustainable Buildings Goals, one of the four pillars that VIA Outlets parent company set in all its 11 centers. The other pillars include Engaged Stakeholders (individual stores), Conscious Customers, and Resilient Community.