Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

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13th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Meeting Star Awards 2017/PCB: Prague ranks 7th out of 78 destinations, 1st in New Europe region

Meetings Star Awards ranking, compiled annually by Slovenian Kongres magazine, evaluates the European meeting destinations regarding their meeting infrastructure, marketing activities and a set of other factors. Among the XL meeting destinations capable to host more than 2,000 delegates, Prague ranked seventh with the 4.55 points out of 5.00 possible. In the New Europe region, the Czech capital occupies the first rank, Prague Convention Bureau writes.
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7th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Prague.tv: Prague Castle tops list of tourist attractions

Prague Castle, the funicular at Petřín and Prague Zoo were the city’s three biggest tourist attractions in 2017. Figures from Prague City Tourism count places with paid admission, which excludes sites like Charles Bridge as there is no way to accurately count visitors, Prague.tv writes.
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5th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


NY Times: Prague on a list of 52 places to go in 2018

On Oct. 28, 1918, a country in Central Europe was born. Prague, the capital city, will be celebrating the 100th anniversary with a legion of concerts, events and exhibitions, including a Czech Philharmonic concert on Oct. 3 highlighting the music of Czech composers and...
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10th January 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


The Independent: Prague: Why 2018 is the year to visit the Czech capital | Prague ranks 4th best city for millennials

With two major anniversaries coming up, and a blossoming food scene, Prague's the place to be in 2018, The Independent writes.
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5th December 2017 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Prague Convention Bureau: 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.
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