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Russians flock back to Prague

Some 1,380 000 people visited Prague in the first quarter of 2017, spending over three million nights in the city, according to data released by Prague City Tourism. After years of downfall in the number of Russian tourists, the office has recorded a significant surge in the number of Russian tourists. I discussed the newly released data with Prague City Tourism’s spokeswoman Barbora Hrubá:

 
 
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Dubai attempts to attract more Czech…

Dubai wants to attract more tourists from the Czech Republic. The country’s Department of Tourism and Commerce…

 
 
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Tourists brave new security measures at…

Beefed up security at Prague Castle is leading to long queues, as tourists are forced to wait to have their belongings…

 
 
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Roudnice nad Labem - serenity and…

Roudnice nad Labem is a small, picturesque town situated on the banks of the Elbe river, about 30 kilometers north of…

 
 
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Around Aš

Aš is a town in the far north-west of the Czech Republic, and is part of the so-called Ašský výběžek – or Aš panhandle …

 
 
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Friends of the Earth striving for more…

The NGO Friends of the Earth is striving to start a broad debate on expanding wilderness sites outside of the country’s…

 
 
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Prague Wheel backers seek to calm fears

A Prague district is looking to put itself on the map with a giant big wheel on the embankment of the Vltava river. But…

 
 
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Officials call for continued caution on…

Following the failed military coup in Turkey flights from Prague to Istanbul were cancelled on Saturday. Normal service…

 
 
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Three young Czechs gearing up for…

Three adventure-loving young Czechs are gearing up for the August Rickshaw Run, a 3,500 km adrenalin ride across India.…

 
 
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New waterway rules make waves

The introduction of a new regulation last year, which approved the return of motor vessels to most of the country’s…

 
 
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Terezín - a painful history

Terezín is a small (tentative) UNESCO Heritage Site town in the Ústí nad Labem Region about 80 kilometres north-west of…

 
 
 
 
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