The Czech Republic – a top meeting destination
The Czech Republic is starting to become a very popular destination for international business tourists and the MICE industry, especially the city of Prague attracts more and more business travellers yearly who come to attend a meeting, event, trade show or conference. In 2016, over 125 international congresses and trade shows took place in Prague alone and the trend continues to rise. The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe with around 10.5 million inhabitants. It is composed of the historical lands of Bohemia and Moravia and parts of Silesia. The country borders Germany to the west, Poland to the north, Slovakia to the east and Austria to the south. The capital and metropolis of the country is Prague, other major cities are Brno, Ostrava, Pilsen, Liberec and Olomouc.
By far the most visited city of the Czech Republic is it's capital Prague on the Vltava River with Prague Castle and the Old Town. Other historical towns are Brno, Pilsen, eské Budjovice, Kutná Hora or Český Krumlov often with stunning medieval city centres to wow your event attendees. The Czech Republic is also a destination for many spa and wellness tourists, so the spa towns of Mariánské Lázn and Karlovy Vary are particularly popular
Since the fall of communism in 1989, the Czech Republic, and Prague in particular, have become popular tourist destinations and they're getting more and more popular business tourists destinations as well. ALLOCABO takes the hassle out of finding, comparing and booking the ideal conference hotel in the Czech Republic. Use our easy to use, intuitive platform and view all the relevant hotel facilities and meeting room facilities at a glance.
Facts and figures about the Czech Republic:
- Comprises three historical towns: Bohemia, Moravia & Czech Silesia
- 14 Regions
- Capital: Prague
- 5 million inhabitants
- 866 km² area
- International Airport: Václav Havel Airport Prague
- 9,007 Hotels
- 156 international congresses in 2016
There are 12 sites in the Czech Republic listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the historic old towns of Český Krumlov, Kutná Hora and Telč.. And did you know that Prague is also called "City of 100 Towers" and "Golden City"? Here you can find architecturally significant buildings from the different epochs of European cultural history. But there are also outstanding buildings and cultural monuments outside the capital.
Another special feature of the country are the 37 spa towns, which include, for example, Marienbad, Carlsbad and Franzesbad. Unique here is the density of mineral springs, especially in the West Bohemian Baths Triangle. Furthermore, in Luhacovice a water source can be found which is considered to be one of the most effective waters in Europe.
In northern Bohemia there is the Giant Mountains with the winter sports centre Harrachov. Other mountains include the Jeseniky Mountains, the Ore Mountains, the Bohemian Forest and the Carpathians, of which the Czech Republic has a small share in the east with the Beskydy Mountains. Winter sports are practised in these areas and tourists come to hike in summer. Moravia in particular is known for its wines. White wines are mainly cultivated in South Moravia. Wine is also cultivated in Central Bohemia on the Elbe River.
So why not plan your next sales presentation, workshop or seminar in the Czech Republic and let us help you find the best hotel for your event?