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This year’s session of the Committee was held in the ICE Kraków Congress Centre from the 2nd to the 12th of July. Poland has become a member of the Committee for the second time in its history; however, for the first time, Poland had the honour to host a session of the World Heritage Committee, the leading executive body of the Convention of the UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.
On May 8, during the session of the Chapter of the Polish Congress Ambassadors Program, 17 new distinguished personalities representing the scientific and business circles, including 4 from Krakow, joined the group of the Honorary Ambassadors of Polish Congresses! Until now, the title of Congress Ambassador has been received by 238 people, including over 40 from Krakow and the Malopolska Region.
You are invited to the 3rd International Congress of Ethics in Tourism which will be held on April 27-28 at the ICE Congress Center in Krakow. The World Congress of Ethics is a cyclical event organized by the World Tourism Organization (UWNTO). The previous edition of the Congress was held in Ecuador in 2012.
In the ICCA Statistics Report 2016, the key industry report, Krakow ranked 65th in the world and 32th in Europe, hosting 41 meetings. This is a drop as compared to 2015, when Krakow was 49th in the world and 26th among European cities.
IVR is an international association representing the mutual interests of the inland navigation and insurance industry and keeping the register of vessels in Europe.
On May 9th, Sheraton Hotels & Resorts announced today the designation of Sheraton Krakow Hotel as a Sheraton Grand Krakow welcoming it to the brand’s new premier tier of hotels recognized for their enticing destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and guest experiences.
In April, Krakow airport handled 415 520 passengers. This represents an increase of as much as 19% (i.e. 65 thousand passengers) compared to April 2015. This is an all-time record. April 29 also reported a record number of 17, 015 passengers handled in one day.
Dozens of guests, including members of the ISAGA association from around the world will come to Krakow which will become the world capital of simulation games on 11 - 17 July!
The Polish Chamber of the Exhibition Industry awarded the title of Ambassador of the Fair 2015. The award this year was received by the President of Krakow, prof. Jacek Majchrowski, a long-time promoter of the International Book Fair in Krakow and an activist for the development of the meetings industry in Krakow.
A team from the Krakow Convention Bureau (KCB) presented Krakow as a business destination as part of the Polish National Stand. The G450 stand also included other exhibitors from Krakow presenting their services at the Krakow ICE, including Mazurkas Travel, and DMC Poland was represented on the DMC World stand.