The city is of special importance for the Slavs and is a kind of South Slavic Paris, in which different kinds of stories mix and combine that give rise to conflicting historical memories and feelings. Prague is rightly among the most beautiful European cities, with sights worth seeing at every step. Unsurprisingly, it has since 1992 been listed on the UNESCO heritage list. Congress tourism is highly positioned in Prague and according to Prague Convention Bureau data, it generates between 20 to 25% of the total tourist traffic.
The spirit of Central Europe is in the best way caught in this beautiful city, which is an excellent meetings destination because of its cosmopolitanism, multiculturalism, liveliness and a tireless nightlife. What is the secret of the Prague congress tourism? It is a combination of circumstances and wise development policies. Elegantly and sustainably they are working to be among the top ten European congress cities.
MTLG INDEX / 2017 EDITION
- The number of 4* and 5* category hotel rooms: 22,491
- The number of 4* and 5* category hotels: 258
- Banquet hall maximum capacity: 1,700
- The largest hall in the city (in m2): 10,237 m2
- Destination population: 1,280,508
- Maximum hall capacity in theatre style: 2,764
XL – MEETING DESTINATIONS
Destinations that can host more than 2000 attendees.
Check out the new MTLG categorization for 2017 here.
|PRAGUE INDIVIDUAL GRADES 2017|
|Natural and cultural factors:||4.86|
|General and transport infrastructure:||4.66|
|Numbeo quality of life Index:||3.20|
|Numbeo Safety Index:||4.54|
|ACI Airport Connectivity Index:||3,91|
BEST INCENTIVE IDEA
Art Nouveau Tour
The end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century brought new architectural styles to the city. You can compare various examples of Prague Art Nouveau with other styles of the period, see unique Art Nouveau gems, such as the Municipal House and its decoration, the Alfons Mucha Museum, the Industrial Palace, the Grand Hotel Europa, and others.
COMPARISON WITH THE REGION
Prague hasn’t been an Eastern European gem for a long time, but a true European tourist metropolis with a diverse and comprehensive offer, luxury hotels and sometimes too high prices. The story is reminiscent of Škoda, of which the Czechs are very proud and is one of the oldest automotive brands in Europe. Reputable, solid and reliable pre-war limousines were after the war changed by cars that were behind the times. Today, Škoda shines again and again puts the Czech manufacturer where it once was. The same can be said for the meetings industry, where Prague began to seriously falter against the locations top of the European league. If we look at the position of Prague regionally, Prague will not take primacy in the region over Vienna, but it certainly has all the conditions to remain for a long time the first congress destination among East European capitals.
CZECH KNEDLIČKI – bread dumplings, which are mandatorily washed down with some of the excelent Czech beer. There is a myth that Prague got it’s name Golden Prague because of the beer. Anyone who hasn’t eaten Czech knedlički with goulash and drank a mug of beer has not properly been in Prague.