Articles tagged “prague”

Prague Tourism Officials Want to Change Its Reputation as Europe’s Sin City

Prague Tourism Officials Want to Change Its Reputation as Europe’s Sin City

Lenka Ponikelska, Bloomberg

It'll probably take a lot more than the appointment of a Night Mayor to address the careful balance between attracting party-loving tourists and keeping locals happy.

6 days ago

Prague Stops Its Famed Astronomical Clock for Repairs

Prague Stops Its Famed Astronomical Clock for Repairs

Associated Press

Workers have stopped the famous medieval astronomical clock in the capital of the Czech Republic. Parts will be taken off-site for months. This first full restoration in half-a-century sounds like a good thing.

1 year ago

Prague Hopes for ‘Lord of the Rings’-Type Tourism Bump From New Chinese Movie

Prague Hopes for ‘Lord of the Rings’-Type Tourism Bump From New Chinese Movie

Lenka Ponikelska, Bloomberg

What destination doesn't want a LOTR-style tourism bump?

4 years ago

Prague rail service to provide a car for singles commuters looking to mingle

Prague rail service to provide a car for singles commuters looking to mingle

Robert Mueller, Reuters

The idea is cute, but for the stated goal of encouraging public transportation, updating Wi-Fi access aboard the trains may be more effective.

6 years ago

World’s ugliest tower finds respectable purpose as a one-room hotel in Prague

World’s ugliest tower finds respectable purpose as a one-room hotel in Prague

Karel Janicek, Associated Press

In doubt of what to do that leftover relic or unsightly sore spot on a city horizon? Turn it into a hotel, call it innovative and chic, and welcome the well-traveled tourists looking for something new.

6 years ago

Prague Airport renames itself in honor of a late president with a global view

Prague Airport renames itself in honor of a late president with a global view

How much longer until San Francisco International Airport renames itself the Steve Jobs Airport?

6 years ago