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.

Spotlight issue

17th May 2019 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

UPS to open new hub near Prague

New package, freight and supply chain facility comes as businesses in the Czech Republic increasingly take advantage of export opportunities
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28th May 2024 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Stronger Summer Season than Last Year; The Airport Is to Handle over Three and a Half Million Passengers during the Holidays

Prague Airport is preparing for a strong summer season. According to current forecasts, more than three and a half million passengers are to be handled during the holidays, to whom the proven ten steps to ensure their smooth and trouble-free journey through the airport will be made available once again. The emphasis is mainly on arriving at the airport on time and using self-service check-in options.
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10th May 2024 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Delta Air Lines Operates Its Prague – New York Route Again; Celebrating the Fifteenth Anniversary of This Regular Service

Earlier today, after the winter break, Delta Air Lines resumed operation of its regular connection from Prague to New York, which it will service on a daily basis until 6 October 2024. Flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport will be operated by Boeing 767-300ER aircraft for 217 passengers, with the cabin configuration of 181 seats in Economy Class and 36 seats in Business Class. Delta Air Lines has been providing its regular flights between Prague and the American metropolis regularly since 19 June 2009. The route operation was disrupted only in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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24th January 2024 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Exclusive survey of hoteliers done by JAN Hospitality - Hotel Experts

Hotel occupancy in the Czech Republic grew last year. Hotel bookings rose by more than 10% in some places. Hotel sector is back after the coveted years on the rise. Czech hotels report higher occupancy rates and greater satisfaction with sales  and profits. The biggest challenges are currently seen as staff shortages and high energy prices. This is according to an exclusive survey of hoteliers conducted by JAN Hospitality - Hotel Experts at the end of 2023. 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic