Hot News from Prague
Prague Airport Continues to Implement New Technology: Passengers Can Now Use Virtual Information Service
Passengers can use another technological advancement at Václav Havel Airport Prague. A test run of a Virtual Information Service has been launched, providing passengers with updated information regarding departures and arrivals, for example, as well as details of services provided at the airport and transport options to/from the airport. The service will also help people find their way around the airport and direct them to the right check-in counter or gate. For now, the service will only be available in Terminal 1 Departure Hall. If the new technology proves useful, Prague Airport will consider implementing it at other points of operation around the airport.
Our Customers Know Very Well What They Want
The number of visitors to Czech hotels has grown dramatically for five years in a row. Last year, a record 14 million people were accommodated in the country. Based on the statistics, the attractiveness of the Czech Republic for major international conferences will grow significantly again next year. In order to satisfy the demand, InterContinental Prague hotel is offering a new program for Very Important Meetings.
A New Campaign in the New York Center to Promote Incoming Tourism from the USA to the Czech Republic
As a result of marketing collaboration connected with incoming tourism, Prague Airport, CzechTourism, Prague City Tourism and the tourism hub for Central Bohemia have launched an advertising campaign in New York. The campaign aims to present Prague and Central Bohemia in the US as an attractive and safe destination and promote incoming tourism from the USA.
Fashion Arena Prague Outlet Hotelier Competition 2018 Winners‘ Names Announced
On Friday 7 December, an informal award ceremony for the winners of the Hotelier Competition 2018 took place at the Fashion Arena Prague Outlet. 190 prestigious Prague hotels - almost double the previous year - competed in two categories. Six of them received vouchers for fashion shopping. This year, the first time in the competition history, a prize for individuals was awarded to Yevheniya Smetana from the King David Hotel. She won a shopping weekend in Lisbon for 2 persons.
Prague Summer Flight Schedule will Include Turkish Riviera and Florence
The leisure airline SunExpress, a joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, has announced that the carrier will fly from Prague to Antalya, a popular summer destination located on the Turkish Riviera. New direct route was also announced by Vueling Airlines, that will launch a new direct flight from Prague to the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany, Florence.
Hilton Prague Old Town Completes Multi-Million Hotel-Wide Renovation
The centrally located Hilton Prague Old Town is proud to announce the completion of its multi-million dollar renovation, including 303 refurbished guest rooms and 1,200 square metre conference and meeting floor. The newly renovated spaces include modern amenities whilst the interiors work seamlessly with the hotel’s elegant art deco design, befitting its location in the beautiful Old Town area of Prague.
The First Prague iGaming Affiliate Conference: Smile-Expo Will Gather Gambling Industry Experts in Czech Republic
On April 18, the international company Smile-Expo will visit the Czech capital where it will conduct the first Prague iGaming Affiliate Conference – event about the affiliate advertising in the iGaming industry.
Prague Airport Breaks Another Record By Reaching 16 Million Handled Passengers A Year
The third historical record in a row has been broken at Václav Havel Airport Prague when the number of serviced passengers per year reached 16 million milestone on Wednesday December 12. This confirms the current trend that Prague Airport has been growing faster than the European average of airports in the same category. By the end of the year, the number of passengers serviced at Prague Airport is estimated to be 16.8 million, which means a 9% increase compared to 2017. The airport is expected to experience further growth in 2019.
Prague Welcomed Pre-Christmas German Fam Trip
At the beginning of December 2018, the Prague Convention Bureau organized a four-day pre-Christmas fam trip for representatives of eleven German agencies. From 6 to 9 December, participants had the opportunity to see some of Prague's congress and boutique hotels, social and other unique venues suitable for various kinds of events, and of course, experience a wide variety of fun incentive activities that Prague has to offer.