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Minister hails record-breaking haemophilia congress EAHAD 2019 in Prague

The Czech Republic’s Ministry of Health was quick to champion Prague’s successful hosting of the 12th congress of the European Association of Haemophilia and Allied Disorders (EAHAD) in early February. Czech Minister of Health, Adam Vojtěch fronted a press conference welcoming the successful hosting of EAHAD’s 12th congress in the destination, noting that a record-breaking 2,600 medical experts, p...

Prague Convention Bureau honoured with national tourism award

The Prague Convention Bureau’s ‘Congress Prague’ website was awarded third place in the Digital Project category at the Czech Tourism Grand Prix. The awards ceremony took place on 17 January, 2019 at the GO and REGIONTOUR travel trade show in Brno, Czech Republic. The PCB website www.pragueconvention.cz was launched in April 2018 and marked the organisation’s 10th anniversary. First prize in the d...

Overtourism: a case study in Prague

Overtourism is a problem for many popular meetings destinations to wrestle with. In this month’s cover feature, CMW presents an edited extract from research by Miroslav Rončák, Palacky University, Olomouc, on overtourism in the Czech capital.  The number of tourists arriving in Prague has been increasing steadily. Back in 1989 there were 1.6m tourists arriving in the Czech capital. In 2000 t...

Prague gears up to host UIA Associations Round Table in 2020

The Prague Convention Bureau has announced that the Czech capital will host the Union of International Associations’ (UIA) Round Table, 12-13 November, 2020. The venue will be the Vienna House Diplomat Prague. Prague’s bid was won in competition with four other offers. The UIA Round Tables are organised annually by the Union of International Associations, the research institute and documentation c...

Prague Congress Centre holds Czech’s largest ever anti-terrorist exercise

The Prague Congress Centre (PCC) in the Czech Republic hosted the country’s largest ever anti-terrorism exercise on 10 and 11 September. It was coordinated alongside the Rapid Deployment Unit of the Czech Republic and the mayor of Prague Mgr. Adriana Krnacova. It served as an important test following the recent modernization of the building, which included new security systems. The drill saw 70 ar...