Hot News from Meeting Prague
Rector of the Charles University in Prague Won a Prestigious Award for His Long-Term Contribution to Congress Tourism
The ninth Ambassador Awards Evening took place in Prague to honour the contributions to the meetings industry. Prague Convention Bureau organises the ceremonial event since 2010 as a part of its Ambassador Programme. The ceremony of handing the awards over to the congress ambassadors whose efforts contributed to the development of the capital city’s meetings industry in the greatest extent took place on the premises of the Residence of the Mayor of Prague on 21st March 2018. The Mayor of Prague Mrs. Adriana Krnáčová honoured the event with her personal participation.
Invitation to the "Czechoslovak Inspiration in MICE"
It is said, that the eights are fateful for the Czech nation. Dates ending with the figure „8“ are indelibly recorded in our history. Join us not only for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of independent Czechoslovakia, but above all for the revision of recent Czech-Slovak past from the point of view of the meetings industry. The Prague Convention Bureau’s "Czechoslovak Inspiration in MICE" educational seminar will be held on 5th April at 8:30 am on the premises of the Lobkowicz Palace at Prague Castle. Take inspiration from the Czech and Slovak projects that impressed the world and celebrate the 10th anniversary of Prague Convention Bureau with us.
New Ferryman’s Pram at Old Sewage Treatment Plant 1906 in Prague
A special pram is newly installed at one of the tanks at the Old Sewage treatment plant’s underground. It is a vessel with a weight more than 1,5 t. Instead of a floor a Perspex is installed to be able to see underwater.
Hotel Golf Presents New Meeting Rooms
Hotel Golf introduced a new conference room for 220 people in March 2018 to create a conference facility for up to 400 people in 5 halls.
Ryanair Launches 5 New Routes from Prague
Low-cost carrier Ryanair announced Prague Winter 2018 schedule with 5 new routes, which will deliver 1.6 million customers per year as Ryanair grows its Prague operation by 45%. The Prague winter schedule will offer five new lines: Amman (twice weekly), Eilat Ovda (twice a week), Marrakesh (twice weekly), Paris / Beauvais (three times a week) and Pisa (three times a week). The Amman, Paris and Pisa routes had been previously announced.
Norwegian to Launch Gothenburg Route
Norwegian Air Shuttle airline has just announced the launch of its new regular scheduled service to Gothenburg, Sweden, effective 27 April 2018. The carrier will operate its new route from Václav Havel Airport Prague with Boeing 737-800 for 186 passengers twice weekly – on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Prague will thus enjoy another regular scheduled connection with the second largest city in Sweden.
Immunogenetics Specialists gather in Prague at the EWIC 2018 Conference
The City Conference Center hosts the 12th East-West Immunogenetics Conference which will be held March 8th - 9th, 2018. The two-day agenda is devoted to sharing experiences in transplantation diagnostics and immunogenetic research. New important topics such as epitope matching for organ transplantation (epitope is the part of an antigen that is recognized by the immune system), Next Generation Sequencing and HLA antibody testing shall be presented
Ryanair Launches New Route to Tuscany and LOT to Increase the Number of Flights Between Prague and Warsaw
Ryanair has announced its plan to launch a new regular scheduled service to Pisa, Italy, effective 30 October 2018. Effective the start of the 2018 summer schedule, LOT, a Polish air carrier, adds another frequency on its route between Prague and Warsaw. Effective 3 May 2018, the carrier will operate additional six flights a week, making it up to five flights a day, on the route for passengers to choose from.