Hot News from Prague
Prague Hosted Hybrid Congress of International Union of Crystallography
In mid-August, the hybrid Congress of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) took place at the Prague Congress Centre, welcoming a total of about 1,700 delegates, 1,200 of whom joined the event virtually.
Czech Republic Awarded the Safe Travels Stamp
The Czech Republic has been awarded the international "Safe Travels Stamp" by the World Tourism & Travel Council (WTTC) and now holds the status of a safe destination. CzechTourism, the national tourism headquarters of the Czech Republic, applied for this stamp, and along with input from the Czech Chamber of Commerce, industry associations and the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, developed a set of preventive safety and hygiene recommendations for individual tourism sectors, which are binding for obtaining the Safe Travels stamp.
How Vienna House Hotels Contribute to Sustainability
Never stop caring is the Vienna House approach to deal with the impact of their activities on environment. Sustainability has been a buzzword in recent years. What does it mean in the hotel business?
Hybrid Autumn in Cubex Centre Prague
Summer is over and after a long time we are looking forward to a season full of interesting events. In addition to conferences, congresses, gala dinners, balls and other physical gatherings, so-called hybrid events, which quickly found their place on the market, have also become an integral part of the event world.
Prague Again Shines Among the World’s Best Cities
The renowned British magazine Time Out, established in 1968 and currently distributed in more than 50 countries worldwide, compiled its annual ranking of the world’s best cities, in which Prague took seventh place this year.
From Prague Aboard Direct Flights to 115 Destinations, Carriers to Operate More Connections
Airlines continue resuming direct flights and further increasing frequencies to already served destinations from Prague. Currently, it is possible to fly to 115 destinations from Václav Havel Airport Prague operated by over 45 airlines. In the coming weeks, SkyUp Airlines, Blue Air and Wizz Air are to launch new connections from Prague. The Smartwings group has scheduled to resume flights to Dubai, London and St. Petersburg. More carriers are returning to Prague Airport after a break, such as flydubai, Air Arabia, Ural Airlines and Transavia France.
Prague Airport to Reinforce Passenger Checks on Arrival
As per the new protective measure implemented by the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, Prague Airport, the Foreign Police of the Czech Republic and the Customs Administration of the Czech Republic will strengthen the control of the currently valid conditions for entry into the country. Together, the parties thus respond to the gradually increasing traffic at Prague Airport and the possibility to visit the country for tourist activities by foreigners. From 1 September 2021, the arrival procedure for all passengers flying to Václav Havel Airport Prague will be adjusted. Until further notice, the changes implemented at both Prague Airport terminals will affect tourists as well as citizens of the Czech Republic and the EU+ countries returning to the Czech Republic.
Jiří Pos Elected Chairman of Prague Airport Board of Directors
Jiří Pos was elected Chairman of the Prague Airport Board of Directors by fellow Board members. He thus assumes the role of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the largest international airport operator in the Czech Republic, effective 30 August 2021.
Prague Introduces New Souvenirs
Prague City Tourism, the official destination organization of the Capital City of Prague is this week launching a completely new portfolio of souvenirs that showcase Prague as a cultural and sustainable city. The company has turned to some renowned Prague artists to make it happen. The respective artists have created the products exclusively for Prague City Tourism, in many cases as limited editions. City Hall is working together with the organization on implementing a new strategy, prioritizing innovative and upmarket tourism. Souvenirs can be purchased through the e-shop or at the Petřín Tower, which is a pilot point of sale.