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The year 2023 and tourism in Czechia: cultural and technical monuments, zoos and nature pull
19. 06. 2024

The year 2023 and tourism in Czechia: cultural and technical monuments, zoos and nature pull

The year 2023 was a successful year for Czech tourism. According to the latest data from the Institute of Tourism, which currently has 1,369 places in its database (up from 1,255 in 2022), visitor numbers across the country have increased significantly. The latest figures from the Czech Tourist Authority - CzechTourism thus confirm that tourism is back to its pre-crisis levels. The most popular tourist destinations last year traditionally included Prague Castle, the cable car to Petřín and the Zoological Garden of the Capital City of Prague. Prague. Three zoos and a safari park were in the top ten most frequented places, demonstrating the growing popularity of these tourist destinations. Read more…

Czechs plan to spend more on summer holidays this year, interest in foreign countries is growing slightly
17. 06. 2024

Czechs plan to spend more on summer holidays this year, interest in foreign countries is growing slightly

A total of 61% of Czechs are planning to spend this summer holiday in Czechia, most often in the South Bohemia and South Moravia regions. They are most often going with their family, partner or spouse. On average, they want to rest for 10 days. As the main purpose of their leisure time they imagine lighter sports activities, but also visiting cultural sights or attractions designed for the whole family. On average, they plan to spend CZK 9,284 per person over the whole period. 60% of respondents plan to spend the summer abroad. This results from the latest survey of the Czech Tourist Authority – CzechTourism . Read more…

World Environment Day this year brings the theme of land restoration, desertification and drought resilience
5. 06. 2024

World Environment Day this year brings the theme of land restoration, desertification and drought resilience

Today, 5 June, we celebrate World Environment Day, an important day proclaimed by the United Nations (UN) in 1972. This day reminds us of the importance of caring for our planet and encourages us to reflect on the state of the environment and to actively contribute to its protection. Read more…

Czechia is one of the most desirable congress destinations in the world
3. 06. 2024

Czechia is one of the most desirable congress destinations in the world

According to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), Czechia ranked 19th in the ranking of the most desirable conference destinations, which is the best result ever. Prague maintained its fifth position among European cities, as it did last year, and finished sixth worldwide. The success of Czechia in the global congress field thus confirms not only that the long-term cooperation between the domestic public and private spheres is effective in this respect, but also that the interest of foreign buyers in the regional offer is growing. This trend was also demonstrated at this year's IMEX in Frankfurt, where 3,100 companies from 150 countries presented themselves at the end of May. Read more…

CzechTourism Newsletter is back: sign up and stay up to date with us!
31. 05. 2024

CzechTourism Newsletter is back: sign up and stay up to date with us!

Here we go! After a necessary technical break, we are back with the latest issue of our newsletter! It will keep you up to date with what's happening at CzechTourism and will provide you with regular information about the most interesting news in the field of tourism. Read more…

Sustainable travel: young people leading by example
27. 05. 2024

Sustainable travel: young people leading by example

One fifth of Czechs are familiar with the concept of sustainable travel and 9 out of 10 tourists would welcome information on more sustainable travel. Only one in ten travellers have encountered eco-certification in accommodation. This was revealed in a survey conducted by NMS Market Research for CzechTourism. The aim was to find out the awareness of the Czech population about sustainable tourism, identify the main motivators and barriers, and provide evidence for further development and promotion of this area. Read more…