Aug 5, 2020
Do you need to safely quarantine in Prague? The city will help you!
The City of Prague provides accommodations for those visitors and residents who have been ordered to self-isolate (COVID 19) but are unable to do so in their own home/residence (e.g., due to sharing it with vulnerable family members – the chronically ill, elderly, etc).
Aug 5, 2020
Stabilisation of coronavirus in Prague
After revising the quantity of PPE, the Prague Security Council (Bezpečnostní rada hl. m. Prahy) has concluded that there is a month’s supply of PPE for the city of Prague, and that certain public organisations have up to two months’ supply ofprotective medical equipment.
Jul 28, 2020
‘V Praze jako doma’ campaign to support Prague’s tourism successfully continues
The internet portal www.vprazejakodoma.cz
, which supports tourism in Prague, was launched at the beginning of July. Since then, nearly 600,000 people have visited the web portal, proving the campaign, which aims to reduce the negative economic consequences of coronavirus in tourism, successful.
Jul 15, 2020
Mayors of the V4 capitals extended congratulations to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel
The mayors of the V4 capitals have signed an open letter to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in which they extended their congratulations to Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Mayors have also expressed their commitment to the European Green Deal and the need for significantly increased direct green urban funding in the EU’s next Multiannual Financial Framework.
Jul 11, 2020
New parterre in front of the Šlechta Restaurant in Stromovka
A new parterre, an ornamental garden, has been created in front of the Šlechta Restaurant following the overall reconstruction of an area in Stromovka where a pond used to be. Stromovka, a former medieval game reserve, is the largest green space in Prague, with an area of 95 hectares.
Jul 8, 2020
Mayors of V4 capitals: “Recovery from the pandemic must be green. We’re asking the EU for partnership”
Mayors of the capitals of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries have signed an open letter to the European Council. In it, they call for financial support, declaring their commitment to approach the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to seek smart solutions that improve quality of life and to overcome the challenges of climate change.
Jun 30, 2020
Discount for museums and galleries in Prague
Prague wants to thank its residents by offering them an opportunity to visit selected museums and galleries with a 50% discount over the summer holidays. All you have to do is to show your Lítačka Card.
Jun 28, 2020
Prague adds QR codes to public lamppost identification signs
Prague City Technology has been adding QR codes to the metal identification tags on public lighting, which will make it easier to report a lighting issue or an illegal advertisement. The codes will help emergency workers, as well as residents and tourists, navigate Prague.
Jun 26, 2020
Portal to support Prague tourism launched
An internet portal www.vprazejakodoma.cz
, which supports tourism in Prague, has been launched. The portal should reduce the negative economic consequences of coronavirus in the capital’s tourism sector.
The program will run from the 1st to the 30th of September 2020.
Jun 24, 2020
Prague experiences a cycling boom
Ever since the national emergency was declared on the 12th of March, cycling has been the only increasingly popular mode of transport in the streets of Prague. Will this become a permanent trend, even as life in the Czech capital slowly returns to normal?