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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17th August 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


paxnews.com: Why the Czech Republic should be your next MICE pick

With more than 42,000 hotel rooms in total, and more five-star hotels than Vienna and Madrid combined, there are endless MICE opportunities--and if your clients wanted to host a MICE event in a castle, why not? The Czech Republic is home to more than 200 of them. The Czech Tourism Board and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic hosted a Lunch and Learn in Toronto to explain why the destination is quickly becoming a hub for MICE activity.
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9th August 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Orea Hotels to invest 0.5 bn CZK into modernisation

Hotels that have been modernised so far include Pyramida in Prague, the capital city, Horizont in Šumava forest land, and Voroněž in Brno, the Moravian largest city. Hotel Voroněž currently offers the largest capacity in Moravia, the eastern part of the country.
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7th August 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Eventex: Czech Republic among Top 20 destinations for meetings and events

The Global Event Awards celebrate the most innovative, creative and effective events from around the world. Since 2009 more than а thousand entries from over 85 countries have competed for the prestigious Eventex Awards.
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2nd August 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Changes to the short-term parking system at Václav Havel Airport Prague

In order to increase the airport’s parking capacity and the comfort of parking for as many passengers as possible, Václav Havel Airport Prague is making changes to the rules concerning short-term parking.
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2nd August 2018 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


PCB: World Biochemistry Experts Met in Prague

The 43rd Congress of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) brought Scientists of biochemistry and molecular biology to the Congress Center in Prague last week. The central symbol of the Congress became the mathematical sign for infinity and the motto "Biochemistry forever".
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic