Hot News from Meeting Prague
Prague Airport Receives World Routes Marketing Award Once Again
Prague Airport won the category of airports handling 4 – 20 million passengers a year at the World Routes international conference, hosted in Barcelona from 23 to 26 September 2017. The airport has won in the competition of all airports in the same category for the second time in its history. Attending the largest gathering of air carriers and airports in the world, airline representatives recognised the quality of co-operation with the Prague's airport upon the development of new routes and in terms of marketing support.
TABLE MAPPING AT THE PORSCHE PANAMERA SPORT TURISMO LAUNCH
17.8.2017 a new Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo was launched at Forum Karlín in Prague and Quix event couldn’t be missed. A luxury evening accompanied by artistic pieces and modern hip hop orchestra we had the chance to see from a position of technical provider. The benefits of the new car we presented by an original table mapping projected on 35 round tables. In total, we created 6 minutes of unique data (2 minutes before each dish) to present the new Porsche car.
Prague Congress Center presents the new exhibition hall and Pankrác Square
The International Architectural and Urban Competition of the New PCC has its winner and the public knows the winning design. The subject of the competition was the completion of a new exhibition hall for the Prague Congress Center and its surrounding area. Today, the public knows the names of the winners and the form of the winning design.
We Organized Fam Trip for UK Buyers
Prague Convention Bureau organized a fam trip for 10 UK buyers between 31st August and 2nd September. Prague Convention Bureau together with our members and partners prepared a varied programme which included site visits of hotels and venues and wide-range of incentive activities – glass painting at the Manto Gallery, sightseeing boat cruise on the Vltava river, graffiti workshop at the Lennon Wall, old-timer car ride and many other.
The City of Prague declares Grants in the Field of Convention Tourism for 2018
Grants are designated exclusively for supporting convention tourism within the City of Prague. Grants may only be awarded for conventions of 700 or more attendees who are to spend at least two nights in Prague and 60% of whom are from abroad.
Czech Airlines transport results for H1 2017: +22% passengers with average seat load factor of 81%
In the first six months of this year, Czech Airlines transported on its regular scheduled routes a total of 1.174 million passengers, which represents a year-on-year improvement of nearly 22%, as the carrier transported a total of 963 thousand passengers during the same period of the previous year. Czech Airlines was also able to keep its aircraft fuller. In the first half of the year, the average load factor reached 81%, which is a year-on-year improved result of 11%.
Healthy Trends in Congress Catering
Catering is undoubtedly one of the building blocks of a good congress. Prague Congress Centre has been cooperating with Zátiší Catering for 12 years. In that time congress industry has changed a lot. Guests have significantly higher expectations and the organizers want to meet them. When the quality of prepared food and service accompanies healthy trends and responsible approach, visitors can expect a real gastronomical experience at highest level.
AMERICAN AIRLINES LAUNCHES NEW SERVICE
Beginning May 4th, the world’s largest airline will launch new scheduled services between Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) and its Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) hub. The new service will provide more than 2,800 seats per week between the two cities, throughout the summer season.
1.2 Million More Passengers Pass through Gates of Václav Havel Airport Prague in H1 2017
During the first half of the year, Václav Havel Airport Prague has again recorded record growth. In the first half of 2017, Václav Havel Airport Prague handled a total of 6,764,752 passengers while during the same period of the previous year, the airport serviced almost 1.2 million fewer passengers. The greatest number of passengers used direct connections around Europe and a big year-on-year growth was recorded on flights between Prague and Africa and also on flights to the Near and Far East.