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Tourists from the Middle East want to travel comfortably, safely and exclusively
31. 01. 2023

Tourists from the Middle East want to travel comfortably, safely and exclusively

Visitors from the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries are not reluctant to spend on travel and like to use the services of travel agents to plan their vacations. They pay more and more attention to safety of the destination. Most often, they go abroad for entertainment, sightseeing and luxury shopping, at the same time there is a growing interest in learning about nature and active tourism. Travelling for wellness or to places known from films and books is also gaining in popularity. This and much more was said at the final online export workshop of the Czech Tourism Authority - CzechTourism of the last year. Read more…

Both the British and Americans plan to travel more this year than the last one
30. 01. 2023

Both the British and Americans plan to travel more this year than the last one

Hunger for travel in the Anglo-Saxon market is after the covid-19 pandemic great. Both Americans and British want to make more trips than last year, most of them even two or more. These visitors are thus growing in importance for Czech tourist industry. In 2019, Americans made up the fifth group of the most frequent foreign tourists, last year they moved to fourth place in the imaginary ranking. Likewise, Czechia is visited more by the British, who have moved from the seventh to fifth place. This and other information was presented at an online export workshop organized by the Czech Tourism Authority - CzechTourism. Read more…

Renewal of direct air connections and more flights. Ways to restart tourism from East Asia
27. 01. 2023

Renewal of direct air connections and more flights. Ways to restart tourism from East Asia

The majority of East Asians are eager to travel again. Among other things, high air ticket prices, low frequency of transport connections and lack of staff prevent them from doing so. However, the resumption of direct flight between Prague and Seoul, which is scheduled for March 27 this year, should help significantly. Directors of foreign offices of the Czech Tourism Authority - CzechTourism discussed current situation and restart of the tourist industry after the covid-19 pandemic at an export workshop. That focused on dynamic consumer markets in China, Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia (SE Asia). Read more…

Swedes' weekend destination for this year is Prague
26. 01. 2023

Swedes' weekend destination for this year is Prague

The capital of Czechia provides good value for tourists' money. The Swedes think so. They awarded Prague with imaginary gold medal in the traditional Destination of the Year survey. The domestic metropolis is considered the Weekend Destination of 2023 in the Good Value for Money Destination category. The results were announced at the largest Scandinavian B2B trade fair Travel News Market. It took place at the end of last year, in Swedish Stockholm. Read more…

Czech glass and mountains on French television
24. 01. 2023

Czech glass and mountains on French television

The oldest glassmaking school in the world, which was founded in 1856, is in the Czech Republic. In the Liberec region. Currently, French television TF1 is interested in the school and other places connected with Czech glass. In Kamenický Šenov and other places of Crystal Valley, is shooting the TV reports for the weekend's main news. The film crew from France will also go to Krkonoše, where they will focus on domestic mountains. All this thanks to cooperation of foreign representation of the Czech Tourism Authority - CzechTourism for France, Crystal Valley, KRNAP and the Liberec Region. Read more…

Congresses will help restart the tourist industry
23. 01. 2023

Congresses will help restart the tourist industry

Current trends in congress and incentive tourism, representatives of national convention bureaus and international associations and other foreign experts in the MICE field. This and much more will offer the Czech Convention Bureau Inspirational Afternoon conference on January 25 from 1 to 5 p.m. It is organized by the Czech Tourism Authority - CzechTourism at the Vienna House by Wyndham Diplomat Hotel in Prague and the agency cordially invites all B2B partners and professionals in tourism to the event which will be in English. Admission is free. Read more…