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10 Skincare Tips for Travelers

Taking proper care of your skin can be quite a challenging task, especially if you still don’t have an established routine, and it can get even trickier when you’re on the go. However, there are ways to nail your skincare like a true pro, so...

CHILL OUT SUMMER at Chateau Mcely

#ChooseLoveEveryDay Celebrate the cosmic energy of love, harmony, and summer relaxation! Afternoon lounging in the park with uplifting music Daily cocktail hour – “Thanks for Another Beautiful Day” DJ Lumiere Outdoor cinema Breathtaking sunsets...

Japanese inspiration for your event

Top Hotel Prague has an exceptional background for congresses and a very pleasant atmosphere. An interesting opportunity for corporate and private events is the Japanese Garden, which is attractive for tourists and evokes a sense of peace...

Global Female Leaders 2018 is coming!

Join this must-attend international networking event, be part and take the chance to look beyond your area of expertise for new inspirations, you will gain fresh perspectives and explore new opportunities for personal and collective growth.

New Study Confirms What We Already Knew:...

 The first human trials favor dark chocolate consumption for more than just stress. This isn’t the first time we’re hearing that eating dark chocolate has some healthy perks, but this is the first time the effects of dark chocolate...

The Secrets to Running – Not Just...

Browse the internets, and you’ll find a ton of advice on how to start your own consulting firm. Site after site will tell you how easy it is to go it alone, leave your job, and fulfill your dreams.

Arab Summit Unanimously Supports...

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita announced, Sunday, that the 29th Arab Summit, held in the Saudi city of Dhahran, Unanimously affirmed its support for Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup...

Building bridges for a united future Press...

The European Union is currently experiencing a critical phase, marked by new populism and growing divergences between Member States. The geopolitical situation, a slow economic recovery in some parts of Europe and a stalled process of...

How does “small talk” influence...

In many cultures “small talk” is perceived as the first step to establish a successful and long-lasting cooperation. “small talk”, “lo small talk”, “le small talk” or “светская беседа”...

Driving Tomorrow – Self-Driving Cars...

“The highly intriguing theory – supported by the extensive geological evidences including the bacteriological analysis of deep-laying hydrocarbons – about the abiotic nature of oil and its practically infinite recreation in...

5 Social Media Skills Every Entrepreneur...

Social media platforms are very important tools for any successful entrepreneurial effort. Given that there are 3 billion social media users around the world, it’s clear that these networks can help you promote your business, get in touch...

The value of advice – and the cost of...

There have been numerous studies over the years that have shown the value of good quality financial advice – not least, the fact that clients that receive it are, in general, significantly better off in retirement and much more...

Experience Great Britain 2018

Experience Great Britain 2018 – visitors had a chance to get some of the experience of visiting Great Britain without the trouble of taking a trip. Malostranské náměstí in Prague transformed into a British Market on Friday, March 23, 2018...

How much do we pay for over-regulation?

Over-regulation of financial services in the European Union is a well-recognised fact, even among the bureaucracy in Brussels. The key feature of all those MiFIDs, IDDs or GDPRs, however, is not its devastating effect on the (small and medium...

5 Signs You Need to Change Your Job

Have you been at your job for longer than you ever imagined? Most people with long careers have changed several jobs, moving up the ladder and sideways, chasing their dream position, office or team. You spend a third or more of your day at your...

Make your presentation memorable –...

Last week we talked about adding an element of surprise to your presentation. A technique that is very effective because it helps your audience remember what you said and makes them more likely to act on your message or change their behaviour...

GLOBAL FEMALE LEADERS OUTLOOK (GFLO) WANTS...

Women in leadership is a rising topic. At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos in January, the number of attending women was up to 21 percent and all seven Co-Chairs were female, as CNBC stated. GIVE VOICE TO GLOBAL FEMALE LEADERS However...

Make your presentation memorable –...

Sounds familiar? You’ve been waiting for this opportunity for ages and finally, it’s here! They invited you to address senior management and present the innovation project your team has been working on intensively for the past 8...

How to Make Yourself Happier Every Day

The majority of people live really fast these days, having almost no time to stop and think if they’re really happy or not. If you’re one of those people, then you’re at the right place. Here are four useful tips on how to...

Artificial intelligence: fad or future?

By Adam Lewis Commercial applications for artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are on the rise, but is the sector offering very real investment potential or is it still the stuff of science fiction? The recent release of the long-awaited...

Future of the Banking Industry – Not...

By Oliver Aziator If you are reading this article it means you are directly involved in the world of internet, this wonderful innovation has made it possible to connect everyone around the world directly. Through this innovation, the most...

Easter Mcely Style

Thursday, March 29 – Monday, April 2 Come relax and enjoy a traditional Easter with your family at Chateau Mcely. You can look forward to Easter customs, animals that are an essential part of spring and Easter, and a great program for...

Your Body As An Expression of Who You Are

Within a TEDx talk, Alena Huberová talks about a topic that has been on her radar for at least 15 years. “You’ve heard about non-verbal communication, of course, everyone has! The question is, how much are you aware of your own non...

Climate Change: Unfit for the residual heat

By Élie Bellevrat and Kira West Industrial heat makes up two-thirds of industrial energy demand and almost one-fifth of global energy consumption. It also constitutes most of the direct industrial CO2 emitted each year, as the vast majority of...

100 Things to do in Germany

If you are looking for a country which has plenty to do, then Germany is the answer! You will find many fantastic tourist attractions, and unique things and places to visit. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has taken many years to...

Bureaucrats’ Crusade

The European Commission’s Strategy for the Western Balkans The European Commission set a target date of 2025 for some of the Balkan countries to join. However, Brussels sees only Serbia and Montenegro as actual candidates. The door...

77 Tips for Travelling with Children

Traveling with children can be a incredibly fun or incredibly stressful, depending on whether you have them under control. Tips for the Plane Don’t forget to pack wet wipes! The plane is crowded and it’s hard to keep getting up from...

How to Choose the Best Luggage, According to...

Luggage can make a big difference in your travels. The space in your luggage dictates what clothes and items you will have available during your trip. A broken handle or a bag that is too big to be a carry-on can cause inconveniences every time...

The Best Travel Destinations for Food Lovers

There’s nothing wrong with going on vacation to relax, see something new, and get away from a busy everyday life. However, there’s something special about wanting to not just see new places but also get a taste of their local...

50 Best Travel Tips from 10 Years of Travel

Are you ready for an adventure? There are so many different forms of travel: backpacking, cruises, long-term travel, etc. No two trips are the same, and each trip will provide you with unique memories and exciting adventures that you can share...

Will your pension sustain you through...

It is widely known that Europe’s ageing population is a problem for EU Member States. Quite simply, people are living longer and this impacts on the sustainability of State pension systems, referred to as the first pillar. Member States...

“Raškovka” hat from Czech...

A hat made in honour of Jiří Raška, the 1968 Olympics ski jumping champion, that is the highlight of the 2018 Winter Olympic collection, is reported to be hugely successful. With just over two weeks to go to the start of the Winter Olympics in...

ASEAN Shared – the EU twin from Asia:...

Bangkok – Imagining peace is a noble concept but what does it take to achieve it? Where does peace begin? In modern day Southeast Asia, this can trace back to the 8th of August, 1967 where five foreign ministers of Indonesia, Malaysia...

The 17th annual International Trebbia Awards...

17th annual International Trebbia Awards Ceremony, this time affined to the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia will take place in the Spanish Hall of Prague Castle on June 17, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. Get your tickets!

Chateau Mcely – A Woman’s Dream Comes...

“The plan to renovate Chateau Mcely was born fifteen years ago and from the very beginning we were guided by higher principles. Our aim was to deliver more than a high-quality hospitality service – we wanted to enrich the lives of our...

Czech ratification of Paris climate accord...

The Czech Republic recently ratified the Paris climate accord and became its full-fledged party on Saturday, November 4, committing to decreasing greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent in 2030 as compared to 1990. The Paris climate accord...

PragArtworks

  SPECTRUM The SPECTRUM exhibition shows many aspects of one single media. The presented artists are connected by friendship and a sincere relationship to painting. They more or less share the same path through life and meet without...

The social value of financial education

If I consider my personal experience as a financial advisor and, more generally, the provision of investment services to citizens, I can envisage two concepts for the future of our professional activity: investor protection and financial...

The Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Libya has the most deadly roads in the world, according to a study from the World Health Organization (WHO). With information from 180 countries around the world, WHO determined that low-income countries have the highest rate of road traffic...

Linda Veenman is new Executive Director of...

The Netherlands-Czech Chamber of Commerce (NCCC) is pleased to introduce Linda Veenman, M.A., who became its new Executive Director on 1 November 2017. Linda was raised bilingually, by Dutch father and Czech mother, and spent most of her life...

Investors want humans not robots

UK investors want their portfolios managed by humans rather than robots, according to Legg Mason’s 2017 Global Investment Survey. One third of UK investors polled in the survey (34%) said portfolio construction should be human-led and supported...

Evolution and Regulatory Challenges –...

The Foundation of Independent Financial Advisors (FIFA) is a body representing Advisors and Distributors of Mutual Funds in India, commonly known as Independent Financial Advisors (IFAs). During my recent meeting with FECIF I realised the...

Experience the Chateau Mcely

Chateau Mcely, the former home of the Thurn-Taxis noble family, is situated 55 km from Prague, surrounded by the St. George Forest and an English park.

D.C. Blues

“Our embassy organizes approximately 150 cultural events per year.” I consider myself a New Yorker. That is where I lived for more than a decade before I moved to Prague. And as New Yorkers do, I have spent very little time in Washington, DC...

SIX VALUES TO FUTURE PROOF YOURSELF FROM...

Studies by Oxford University suggest robotics and automation will replace 47% of knowledge worker jobs over the next two decades. So if you are not planning on retiring in the next ten to twenty years, and let’s face it with average lifespan on...

Nordic Midsummer Night 2017

The event was held, with kind permission of H.E. Helena Tuuri the ambassador of Finland, at the residence of the Finnish Embassy in Prague. The event was also held under the umbrella of Suomi 100 campaign that runs the whole year and celebrates...

Europe as financial advisers see it

A long time ago, the European Union used to be a place for the production of coal and steel. Nowadays, it seems to be a global Union far more engaged than the US with our jobs and other matters. Consider: in the US no would find “passports” for...

A Symposium on “Relations between the Czech...

On May 24, OIC Ambassadors organized a Symposium about  “Relations between the Czech Republic and Muslim Countries” at Charles University in Prague. They invited Karen Armstrong, the renowned British historian of religion as a keynote speaker...

The value of advice – and the cost of being...

There have been numerous studies over the years that have shown the value of good quality financial advice – not least, the fact that clients that receive it are, in general, significantly better off in retirement and much more financially...

New workshops by ELAI

Petra Hrušková For the past five years, Petra Hrušková has been recruiting top talent for Google, one of the most attractive and innovative employers around the world. She currently works as Staffing Business Partner for EMEA (Europe, the...

David Gyori: CEO of Banking Reports

“Banks all over the world are working on adjusting to the new age of DIGITAL. But digital is complex. It is complex because it is driven by a new segment of clients – the Millennials; it is dominated by a new group of competitors – 15 000...

MeetingPlanners Russia 2016

Last week in Moscow Europe Congress organized its 4th annual event MeetingPlanners Russia entirely focused on the growing Russian outbound market and on various worldwide destinations that are ready to welcome it.

Prime Minister visits KION Stříbro

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka visited KION Stříbro and found out more about the production of fork-lifts Together with Milan Chovanec, Minister of Interior, Václav Šlajs, County Representative of the Pilsen region, Dagmar Terelmešová, Member...

Telephone conversation with Angela Merkel...

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and President of France Francois Hollande. The leaders discussed the situation in Ukraine and expressed concern over the increasing ceasefire...

Female Movements Are Reacting to Higher...

Representatives of project INICIO PRO ŽENY, mentoring program MINERVA 21 and movement WOMEN FOR WOMEN have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership which will help support businesswomen which are starting out in the Czech republic. 

Who’s next? Czexit, Italeave, Swexit...

Who’s next? Italeave, Czech-out, Finnish, Departugal, or maybe Oustria. Time will tell … and rumors along these lines will move asset prices. PM Sobotka – after Brexit was official – wrote online that the decision was “neither the end of the...

20th Forum 2000 Conference

Courage to Take Responsibility October 16-19, 2016, Prague and other Central European Cities The life and work of Václav Havel, an intellectual, an author, a political prisoner, a human rights defender and a president of a country, is an...

Etiquette of Airspeak

While writing so many articles we have focused on piloting skills: its building, improvement, sustainability, expansion and many more things. But we have rarely ever written about the pilot communication, its importance for safety and how young...

Putin’s Cyberwar: Russia’s Statecraft in the...

This policy paper examines Russia’s cyberwarfare with the West. It seeks to answer two questions in light of this: What are Russia’s capabilities? And what can or should the West do about them? The paper begins by defining what is meant by the...

2016 GBF Leadership Awards

Prestigious 2016 GBF Leadership Awards bestowed upon student leaders from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and London School of Economics and Political Science Student leaders from Georgetown University McDonough School of...

Vladimir Putin answers journalists’...

Vladimir Putin met with journalists and answered their questions following the Direct Line. Question: Was it not daunting to face so many serious problems and pressing questions? President of Russia Vladimir Putin: No. Question: Why do you say...

FACE Munich: Because I’m worth it… or not

Overcoming self-esteem, gender and age barriers in entrepreneurship: “FACE Munich: Because I’m worth it… or not?” The FACE Entrepreneurship project celebrated its fifth offline event under the title ‘FACE Munich: Because I’m worth it… or not’...

Czech-German Young Professionals Program

The 7th season of the Czech-German Young Professionals Program has been officially launched. During the first workshop which was held in Berlin, the participants had the opportunity to get acquainted with many distinguished personalities, among...

The name VIENNA HOUSE is as of now a mind...

The overall presentation of Vienna House at the ITB Berlin 2016 was honoured with the third place at the ceremony of the Best Exhibitor Awards in the category “Hotel Business”. During the trade fair all individual and communal stands were rated...

Nordic Chamber’s Annual General...

You can download the Minutes here. It is our pleasure to introduce to you new Board of Directors elected for one year (until March 2017). Also we would like to thank to all members for their votes. Nordic Chamber’s Board of Directors: H...

TOP managers celebrated International...

The TOP female managers from the Forbes and Hospodářské noviny rankings met up at the New Town Hall in Prague to attend a two day festival named “Všem ženám” and celebrate their right to vote, their femininity, beauty and self...

FACE Prague – Umh! I have something to...

FACE Entrepreneurship held its fourth event: “FACE Prague. Umh! I have something to tell you” at the Ministry of Industry in Prague, March 3rd. Four well known entrepreneurs: Kristina Tsvetanova, Ragnar Sass, Marek Fodor and Dennis Tan...

Aero Vodochody Completes Training of the...

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, the first group of Iraqi Air Force pilots completed their training on the L-159 aircraft as part of a contract between AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. and the Iraqi Ministry of Defence. The graduation ceremony for...

Best of Retail Summit 2016

Retail Summit 2016 has showed the need to do promotions otherwise, significantly more effective.   Retail Summit 2016 in 3 minutes:   Globus on the future of retailing in CR Joerg Bauer, Managing Director of Globus, comments the...

Paraple Centrum Charity Auction

November 29th 2015, Prague Ten items of prestigious Kodl Gallery & Auction Hall Vltavín art auction held in November 29, 2015 was auctioned to help wheelchair people with a fantastic result – 814 000 CZK. Charity auction included 10 works...

Charity culinary class of Nepalese cuisine...

On behalf of our partner, UNICEF Czech Republic, we would like to invite you to a charity culinary class of Nepalese cuisine led by Amit Thapa, Chef of Hilton Prague Old Town. The funds raised from the registration fees will be used to support...

International Christmas Festival of the...

Unmissable shopping opportunity Diplomats will change Hilton into an oriental Bazaar This year´s Christmas season will be opened by a special festival, which will take you on a journey around the world. The annual International Christmas...

SIGNAL festival lit up Prague for the third...

Festival of light SIGNAL took place for the third time in Prague this weekend. It brought 3 large format videomappings (one of which was 3D), 13 light and 5 interactive installations. The organisers didn’t measure the turnout this year...

October events of the Bohemian Benevolent...

THE 2015 CELEBRATING PRINT COMPETITION   call for submissions call to artists of Central and Eastern European backgrounds TWO DAYS LEFT deadline for submissions: Friday, October 2 competition website: www.kadsny.com The second annual...

Artists and Prophets Exhibition

If history is told by the victors then the story of art is told by its famous movements and artists. But like all history there are figures and groups that flourish and fade, artists that grab hold of public attention but just as quickly...

GASK Summer Events

On Monday 6 July the Gallery of the Central Bohemian Region will be exceptionally open as part of our commemoration of the 600th anniversary of Jan Hus being burned at the stake. From Saturday 4 July to Monday 6 July, visitors to GASK – Gallery...