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Diagnosis of the state and directions of tourism development are becoming more and more undertaken tasks in urban development. The new so-called models of sharing economies, overgrowth of the tourist function, quality of life for residents and expectations of visitors require seeking compromise solutions.
The Meetings Star Award competition was concluded on January 21 in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, during the CONVENTA 2020 trade fair. This year, the ICE Krakow Congress Center received a gold quality certificate in the Convention Centers category, achieving a score of 4.91 on a five-point scale! Only two congress centers received higher marks.
2019 in Krakow was marked by jubilees. Tauron Arena Krakow, the largest sports and entertainment hall in Poland, the EXPO Krakow exhibition and fair complex and ICE Krakow - one of the most modern congress centers in Europe are all celebrating the 5th anniversary of their operation. The Krakow Convention Bureau also celebrated its jubilee: 15 years of activities.
The prestigious American New York Times has included Krakow in the annual ranking of 52 places to visit. Our city took 14th place.
2nd International Conference “Historical cities in search of a premium tourist” is planned on 11-12 of March 2020 at ICE Kraków Congress Centre as a part of the Historical Cities 3.0 project, whose main goal is to discuss problems, experiences, solutions used in historical cities, exclusively in the aspect of tourism development.
The approaching end of the year is a time of summaries, also in Krakow, where the past 12 months have been marked by cooking. Throughout 2019, Krakow has been the European Capital of Gastronomy Culture.
As of December 10, 2019 a new stop for tourist coaches for up to 10 minutes has been established on Warszawska Street.
December is the most intense month at EXPO Krakow when it comes to organizing corporate banquets and events for employees of smaller companies.December is the most intense month at EXPO Krakow when it comes to organizing corporate banquets and events for employees of smaller companies.
It is with great pleasure that we inform you that in the following years recommendations have been given to the Krakow Convention Bureau of the Tourism Department of the Krakow City Office for Professional Congress Organizers (PCO) and for Incentive Travel Organizers in Krakow and the Malopolska Region.
The Christmas Market on the Main Square has, for over a quarter of a century, permanently been inscribed in the landscape of pre-Christmas Krakow, enjoying the invariable success of Krakow's residents and tourists.