Hot News from Meeting Prague
Hoteliers Have Not Given Up and Are Fighting for Survival
Are you hungry? We have cooked! (Máte hlad? Máme uvařeno!) This is a new project that was created under Le Hotels Group, when the company was forced to close 6 hotels in the centre of Prague on March 16, 2020, following a government order, and 320 employees were left without a job.
Project "Make Yourself at Home in Prague" With Free Admission Starts in July
Project "Make Yourself at Home in Prague" to support the restart of Prague tourism was unanimously approved this week by the City Council. The aim of the project is to support tourism in the capital and make the stay of visitors more attractive. A benefit point system will be used for this purpose, which will enable visitors to use points for free admission to the participating attraction (museum, gallery etc.).
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COVID-19 Before and After... VANADOO at Virtual Summit and What will be Next?
VANADOO has participated at a Virtual Summit in the US in March 2020. A global portfolio of DMC experiences across the destinations was presented there.
Prague Focuses Its Attention on Circular Economy
The wake of economic recession, incurred by the COVID-19 epidemic, offers Prague an opportunity to direct its development towards the principles of a circular economy, in which waste is perceived as a resource to be used. In its press release, the municipality confirms it is now commissioning a new Strategy for the Transition of the Capital City of Prague to Circular Economy. The document will propose measures and verify binding and measurable goals the city can support and meet in its activities.
From Record Rise to Record Decline: Impact of Crisis Measures on Prague Meetings Industry is Enormous.
Prague meetings industry is an essential part of the Czech capital city’s and country’s tourism, as well as of their economy. Based on an analysis conducted by KPMG for the Prague Convention Bureau in 2017, the meetings industry accounts for 15% of the overall tourism industry in Prague. At the same time, it is also the sector most affected by the crisis that incurred from the COVID-19 disease outbreak. According to the latest study by the Economic Impact company, revenues in multiplication may drop by more than 20 billion crowns in 2020. This represents a decrease of 74%, when compared with expected sales in case the emergency situation had not occurred.
Czech Art Scene Thanks Front Line Workers and Presents "People to People" Project
Living in the difficult times, we must rely on each other, and above all, on the workers in front line sectors, who do their work with dedication and a top level of professionalism.
80% of Corporate Sponsors are Interested in Investing in Virtual Events but They Need Interaction, According to a New Survey by AIM Group
AIM Group International, a company specialised in congresses, events and communication, published today the results of the survey “Sponsoring events during the Covid Crisis”. The survey was carried out amongst 350 pharmaceutical and biomedical company representatives covering all major therapeutics areas.