Hot News from Meeting Prague
Barceló (Occidental) Praha Succeeded in the Certification of BIO 9000
The four-star Barceló (Occidental) Praha hotel, which is part of the international hotel chain Barceló Hotel Group, has succeeded in the BIO 9000 certification. The certification belongs to the set of rules of the safety and hygiene program WCAY (WeCareAboutYou) to ensure maximum safety and trust for guests and staff.
Courtyard by Marriott Prague City Hotel Moves Events to Online World
Nowadays, the online environment is becoming the only place to organize a conference, training or webinar.
New Program to Help Czech Organizers of Trade Fairs and Meetings
Czech government approved a new program of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, aiming to help entrepreneurs in the trade fair, meeting and event industries.
Liberty International Introduces Liberty Virtual
Liberty International Tourism Group is proud to introduce Liberty Virtual, its latest addition. Liberty Virtual offers innovative Virtual, Hybrid and Streaming solutions to enhance, complement and seamlessly convert in-person events as desired.
Czech Government Approved Bill Leading to Plastic Waste Reduction
Piles of plastic waste in the Czech Republic will start shrinking soon. The Czech Government has presented a bill proposal which transposes the European directive on disposable plastics into Czech legislature with the aim to limit negative impact of selected plastic products. The bill is now heading to the Parliament.
Czech Republic is Moving Towards Cleaner Energy
In the next ten years, Czech energy sector will undergo a fundamental transformation towards a greater use of clean ecological resources, reduction of energy consumption and decentralization. Investments in the heating industry sector, building new renewable sources, but also investments into transportation systems or modernization of industry and business will lead the new way. The anticipated result will be a significant reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and a positive impact on the climate and environment.
Prague Reduces Single-Use Plastics
Prague City Council approved the summary of measures according to which Prague will minimize the utilization of single-use plastics and will prevent the generation of large amounts of waste. The capital city has thus committed itself to a greater environmental protection in accordance with the relevant European Parliament directive.
Next Step to Airport Train: Railway Infrastructure Administration and Prague Airport Coordinate Plans
In pursuance of the Prague - Kladno train track modernisation including a direct connection to Václav Havel Airport Prague, the Railway Infrastructure Administration closely cooperates and coordinates its plans with Prague Airport. In December, the companies signed two important documents in this regard.
Prague Airport Handles Nearly 3.7 Million Passengers in 2020
Throughout the course of 2020, a total of 3,665,871 passengers passed through the gates of Václav Havel Airport Prague. The operation of the airport was unprecedented due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular the related restrictions on travel and the worldwide decline in demand for flying. As a result, 79% fewer passengers were handled in Prague compared to 2019.