Hot News from Meeting Prague
Czech Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines to offer 12 return flights a week on the route Prague - Kyiv
Czech Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines have agreed on business co-operation. Effective 6 November 2017, the carriers will codeshare all regular scheduled flights operated by both airlines between Prague and Kyiv. Customers will thus enjoy a greater selection of flights and better connections between the capitals of the Czech Republic and Ukraine. The carriers will now offer up to 12 return flights a week on the route, i.e. two flights a day except on Wednesdays and Saturdays when one connection will be operated.
Prague Welcomed a Record Number of Experts from the Meeting Industry
A total of 1,264 meeting industry experts from 79 countries met in Prague at the 56th Congress of the International Congress and Convention Association – ICCA, from 12 to 15 November. The event was organized by the Prague Convention Bureau with the support of more than 40 local partners. The aim of the congress was the exchange of the latest knowledge and trends in the industry. Prague thus had a unique opportunity to present its meeting infrastructure to the professional meeting organizers, representatives of international associations and other professional organizations from around the world. In the years to come, revenues from events organized as a result of the delegates’ direct experience could reach up to several billion Czech crowns.
Congresses Held in Prague Bring Annually up to 200 Million Euro to Public Budgets
Meeting industry in Prague, which is an industry associated with organizing congresses, conferences, corporate meetings and incentive events, generates in multiplication an annual income of between 170 and 200 million Euro to public budgets. According to the new KPMG study prepared for the Prague Convention Bureau, only 3,9% - between 6.5 and 7.5 million Euro of the sum - will return to Prague's budget.
Prague Congress Centre Closes Its 17-year chapter
The blue logo, which the Prague Congress Centre has been associated with since 2002, will be replaced with a new logo at the beginning of November. The refurbished centre introduces a new corporate identity that symbolizes its transformation into an open, friendly and inspiring place.
Václav Havel Airport Prague Is the Fifth Fastest Growing Airport in Europe in Category of 10-25 Million Dispatched Passengers
In the third quarter of 2017, Václav Havel Airport Prague became the fifth fastest growing airport in Europe in the category of airports handling 10-25 million passengers a year, based on the regular ACI Europe Airport Traffic Report.
Two New Direct Routes from Prague Airport to Kaliningrad and Larnaca Announced
Prague Airport announced the launch of the two new direct routes to Kaliningrad, Russia starting from 31st October 2017 and Larnaca, Cyprus starting from 1st June 2018.
„Transportation & Events“ White Paper
Organising a successful conference means taking care of many different aspects. Organisers not only coordinate the whole event down to the very last detail, they are also responsible for the “big picture”.
Prague Transportation System Ranked Fifth Best in the World
Prague public transportation system has been considered as the leading one for a long time not only in Europe, but worldwide. FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) ranked Prague public transportation fourth best in Europe in 2010. The new worldwide Sustainable Cities Mobility Index 2017 report compiled by analysts from design, engineering and consultancy group Arcadis placed Prague on the fifth place.
Airport Prague to be Connected with 112 Destinations in Winter Season
On Sunday, 29 October 2017, the winter schedule came into effect at Václav Havel Airport Prague. 61 airlines plan to operate at Václav Havel Airport Prague during the winter season, with 56 air carriers servicing passenger routes. The new schedule features regular connections to 112 destinations, which is eight more than during the same period last year. Passengers can also look forward to flights to 11 new destinations.