Hot News from Meeting Prague
Prague Makes Further Steps Towards Sustainable Development
This year, among other things, one of the world's biggest topics is climate change. The forecasts are not very attractive and the threat needs to be addressed globally.
Passenger Numbers at Prague Airport Increase by 213 Percent during 2021 Summer Schedule
During the 2021 summer operational season, Prague Airport handled over 3 million passengers, representing a year-on-year increase of 213%. The offer of connections comprised a total of 123 destinations, operated by 51 air carriers. Over a third of passengers used the services of Smartwings airlines.
Union of International Associations (UIA) holds hybrid Associations Round Table Europe in Prague
UIA’s 14th Associations Round Table Europe took place at the Prague Congress Centre in Prague, Czech Republic on 18 & 19 November – hosted by Prague Convention Bureau (PCB)
Křižík Pavilion D: A Congress Space Where the Stars Dance
Over the last almost two years, Prague Exhibition Grounds – Výstaviště – have been transformed into a green oasis in the centre of Prague. You can enjoy an afternoon with your family, an evening with friends, or a cultural or sporting event here. Or perhaps corporate events, parties with business partner or conferences have brought you to us. The Křižík´s Pavilions are a great place for such events, especially the newly-reconstructed Pavilion D, which currently hosts the popular StarDance competition.
Via Outlets, European Network of Outlet Stores, Defended its Highest Sustainability Rating
The VIA Outlets, network of European outlet centres, which includes the most visited Czech outlet centre Fashion Arena Prague Outlet, has once again defended the highest GRESB sustainability rating. In the evaluation process, the outlet network scored 92 points this year, which is seven more than last year. The five-star rating has been securing VIA Outlets a place among the 20% of the most sustainable retail companies for the second year running.
Hybrid Round Table Europe of the Union of International Associations (UIA) Heads to Prague
The already traditional Round Table Europe event of the Union of International Associations (UIA) will be held in the Prague Congress Centre on November 18 and 19. The 14th Round Table, hosted by the Prague Convention Bureau, is planned to take place in hybrid format, providing comfortable option for those delegates that are not able to attend the event personally in Prague.
Facade of the National House Vinohrady Under Reconstruction
We would like to inform you about the ongoing reconstruction of the front facade of the National House Vinohrady. However, this has no effect on the operation of short-term rental events inside the building; day and evening events can still take place here.
2021 Winter Flight Schedule: Direct Connections from Prague to Almost 100 Destinations
Effective Sunday, 31 October 2021, the winter flight schedule comes in effect, offering direct connections from Václav Havel Airport Prague to 92 destinations, including exotic countries such as Kenya, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. There will also be new routes operated under the winter flight schedule, for example, to Tel Aviv, Naples, Odessa, Kyiv, Dubai and Amsterdam. The launch of Eurowings' base operations will also help facilitate the resumption and further development of air traffic.
Prague Improved its Position in International Meeting Destinations Competition, Despite Crisis
Slovenian Kongres magazine was evaluating international meeting destinations based on a set of 75 various criteria, this year for the tenth time already. Prague received 4.68 points out of 5 possible this year, thus defending its first place in the region of the so-called New Europe. It ranked fourth in the overall ranking of XL destinations with capacities for more than 2,000 delegates.