Hot News from Meeting Prague
Majestic Plaza hotel became part of the Le Hotels Group
With effect from 6th February 2017, the Le Hotels Group expanded its capacity thanks to its new member - Majestic Plaza hotel - which offers 182 rooms in the heart of Prague. The Majestic Plaza hotel will be managed by Jan Hamouz, whose aim is to build a new, more efficient structure of the hotel management and services.
WIZZ AIR TO OPERATE THE FIRST DIRECT FLIGHT FROM THE CZECH REPUBLIC TO ICELAND
Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a direct connection between the Czech Republic and Iceland. The newest WIZZ low fare service, that is the first direct flight from Prague to Reykjavik, will commence on 31 May and will be operated twice a week, on Wednesdays and Sundays.
Conference in a circus? Why not!
Prague Congress Centre has a new management with new fresh ideas. Attendees of the latest “Conference in a Different Way” could experience it with all their senses – sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch.
Barceló Group has launched a new multi-brand strategy for its hotel portfolio
We are pleased to inform you that Barceló Group has launched a new multi-brand strategy for its hotel portfolio. Three new brands – Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts, Occidental Hotels & Resorts and Allegro Hotels –will now sit alongside the group´s original brand, Barceló Hotels & Resorts.
Ryanair has announced the launch of three new air connections from Václav Havel Airport Prague
Ryanair, an Irish low-cost airline, has announced the launch of three new air connections from Václav Havel Airport Prague. Effective the start of the 2017 winter season, its new routes will head to the Spanish cities of Barcelona (daily) and Madrid (4 times a week), and to Krakow, Poland (twice weekly). Václav Havel Airport Prague will thus be connected by direct scheduled flights with the Polish city.
Last year, Václav Havel Airport Prague handled 13,074,517 passengers
Our largest airport has thus recorded a growth of 8.7% compared to last year. Passengers were most interested in travelling by air in July which, with 1.5 million handled passengers, has become, historically, the best month. On average, 35.7 thousand passengers passed through the gates of the airport each day. The recent positive trend of growing numbers among local travellers, for whom Prague was both the starting and the final destination, has also continued. Compared to last year, the number of local passengers has grown by 9.7%, exceeding the historical record of 2015.
Pharmacoepidemiology introduces the recent advances in Prague in 2018
ICPE conference is an annual meeting iniciated by ISPE and it usually attracts 1 500 delegates. This conference is engaged with advanced trends in pharmacoepidemiology (P-epi), which is a science started to develop from the end of 60´s. It is a brunch of epidemiology and built good platform for co-operation of physicians, pharmacists, epidemiologist, pharmacologist, statisticians and other professionals.
Prague Wins the Prestigious Top Meeting Destination Award Again
Representatives of the Prague Convention Bureau received the 2016 Top Meeting Destination award at the annual Conventa trade fair in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 18th January, 2017. The prize is awarded by Slovenian Kongres magazine to the destinations from Central and South East Europe region since 2011, in accordance with the evaluation based on destination's infrastructure, marketing activities and other indexes. Prague thus follows up on its achievements in previous years: the city occupied the second position in the Meeting Star contest twice, and in 2013 it even won the first prize.