Hot News from Prague
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.
A light for St. Agnes
AIM Group International Prague office had the honour to organize in November the Enlighten Europe ’16 Conference in Prague – despite the fact that the lighting design is only developing in Czechia and that there is actually no Czech IALD member residing here.
Czech Airlines To Launch New Malmö - Prague Route in 2017 Summer Season
Czech Airlines extends its timetable by adding a new regular Malmö – Prague service. Alongside Stockholm, Gothenburg, Linköping and Växjö, Malmö is the fifth destination in Sweden to where Czech Airlines will be operating regular scheduled flights.
AIM Group International co-organized Home-like Hospital Birth Conference
At the beginning of December the AIMaizing team of AIM Group International - Prague office had the honour to co-organize together with NGO Birth House Stork the Home-like Hospital Birth Conference which was the first conference of this kind organized in the Czech Republic. The main aim of this conference was to promote mother-baby friendly environment in Czech hospitals and natural birth as such. Many representatives from all over Europe came to Prague to show their best practices and share knowledge among each other.
Václav Havel Airport Prague Handles 13 Millionth Passenger
Václav Havel Airport Prague has set a record. Towards the end of the year, the airport exceeded the 13 million serviced passengers mark. The record was set on 30 December 2016 shortly after 9 a.m. Jan Kohoutek, returning to Prague with his fiancée from Istanbul, became the 13 millionth handled passenger of 2016.
SHOWCASE IN ROYAL STYLE
Sheraton Prague Charles Square Hotel together with hotel Augustine, a Luxury Collection, Prague hosted again a client event.
Czechs Fly More Frequently and Their Satisfaction with Václav Havel Airport Prague Continues to Grow
On average, each Czech who likes travelling flies more than once a year. Concurrently, the mental connection between Václav Havel Airport Prague and travelling has strengthened. It is perceived as the airport of first choice which corresponds with Prague Airport’s vision. According to regular surveys concluded by Prague Airport, still more Czechs enjoy travelling. Their present share of the overall number of passengers is over 35%.
Waxwork museum Grévin Prague launches mobile app
Grévin Prague, the most entertaining waxwork museum, launches a pilot phase of its new mobile app which will offer visitors a new level of experience and entertainment. In the Grévin Prague mobile app, which uses the iBeacon technology, the waxwork figurines literally come to life, tell their stories and reveal more of their secrets. Bertie, a virtual guide who was dubbed by actor and musician Jan Maxián, will take you on a tour of the museum worlds. Jan Maxián also inaugurated the app on a press conference held on 6 December 2016 on Celetná St. 15.
New KCP - Prague Congress Centre
The Prague Congress Centre announces the international two rounds architectural urban design competition for the proposal of an extension to the Congress Centre, consisting of needed exhibition surfaces and of the creation of quality public spaces in the site of the Pankrác square and its surrounding areas.