Hot News from Meeting Prague
Threat of Eventless Future for Czech Republic
Tourism economy was heavily hit by COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, paralysing the development of meeting, event and trade fair industries in the Czech Republic. According to the latest Economic Impact study conducted for the CzechTourism agency and the Czech Event Association in summer 2020, a total drop by more than 71% in consumption associated with holding events can be expected.
Fashion Arena Prague Outlet Received Safe Shopping Certificate with Regard to Coronavirus Pandemic
The Fashion Arena Prague Outlet in Prague has received the "Safe Shopping Certificate". Following the Covid-19 pandemic, VIA Outlets have undergone a security audit conducted by an international certification group Bureau Veritas. It examined the established security measures and at the same time set a new standard for the entire industry.
New White Paper by AIM Group International: Six Steps to Plan Successful Virtual and Hybrid Events
AIM Group International, a company specialised in congresses, events and communication with 60 years’ experience, published a new White Paper entitled: Virtual and Hybrid Events: a guide to success, signed by the senior expert Annalisa Ponchia, Director of Innovation and Customer Experience AIM Group International.
MAXIN Prague Obtains Safe Travels Stamp
World Travel & Tourism Council Ltd. based in London, has developed detailed safety protocols for tour operators, convention centres, meetings and events, as well as hospitality. A similar protocol was drawn up some time ago by the executive committee of the euromic association. Maxin PRAGUE, a member of euromic, adopted the protocol followingly and implemented it into the preparation and arrangement processes of all events in the period after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Occidental Praha Hotel Reopens Again in September
On Thursday, September 3, 2020, the modern four-star Occidental (Barceló) Praha Hotel, located in Prague 4, reopens again. There are 230 very functionally equipped rooms, 2 conference centers with a total area of 500 m2, with the possibility of natural air ventilation and daylight in the 14-storey building. The hotel offers 80 parking spaces. This type of equipment helps to succeed in the meetings business even in these difficult times.
Transformation of Hotel International Prague Continues with Restaurant
Originally built as large army quarter, later transformed to luxury hotel. Impressive building with rich interior finished in 1957. Monumental project created as a place where needs of the most powerful people of our history were satisfied, nowadays challenge for new management under the leadership of Kamil Zlomek, general manager of the hotel. The place full of history, rising from the ashes like a phoenix.
Augustine Hotel and Lidé lidem Foundation Host Open Door Event to Give Thanks to Front Line Workers
In the light of COVID-19 crisis when Prague hotels are struggling to fill their rooms, Augustine, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Prague in Mala Strana decided to open its doors and welcome local healthcare and firefighter heroes to thank them for risking their lives every day to protect all of us. On July 27th Augustine hotel, together with Lidé Lidem foundation and Augustinian monastery, designed a program full of engaging activities and also time to relax and enjoy the tranquil Sundial garden of the hotel.
Korean Air Resumes Its Seoul Route, Another Long-haul Connection with Prague
Effective 21 August 2020, Korean Air re-launches operations on its Prague–Seoul route, expanding the list of long-haul connections available from/to Václav Havel Airport Prague.
Virtually in Prague
Have you been planning to hold your event in Prague, and to invite international participants? Even though possibilities to go ahead with personal meetings are globally limited at this moment, you can still have your international conference or congress in the Czech capital city: virtually!