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As part of a group of 16 cities, on April 5th, 2019, Krakow joined the Lisbon Declaration, "Cities for everyone: building a city for citizens and visitors" sponsored by representatives of international institutions (UNESCO, World Bank, European Committee of the Regions).
EuCAP provides a forum for the European R&D communities in the antennas and propagation domain, at both academic and industrial levels and is one of the two largest conferences covering this field in the world. Krakow have this privilege to host the 13th edition of EuCAP from 31 March to 5 April 2019.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with 3M Hotels Group for the first Hyatt hotel in Krakow, marking the return of the Hyatt brand to Poland. Hyatt Place Krakow will feature 216 spacious guestrooms and will be managed by Hotel Professionals Management Group. The hotel is expected to open in 2021.
The dynamic growth of Kraków’s meetings industry is best reflected in new venue investments. We have gathered the recent openings and the planned ones to make sure that you will be aware of all new possibilities when planning your next meeting.
The Krakow Convention Bureau team represented the city as a business destination at The MEETINGS SPACE in Stockholm on 7-9 March. The Spring edition of The Meetings Space is the first meeting this year that opens the season of meetings aimed at promoting the rich offer of business tourism in Krakow.
The 18th edition of the most important running event in Krakow, one of the largest in Poland, included in the Crown of Polish Marathons, will be organized on April 28, 2019. Once again, the start and finish will be on the Main Market Square in Krakow.
During the summer season, the three most popular airlines (Ryanair, LOT Polish Airlines and Wizz Air) will be introducing more than fifty new flight destinations. Kayak.pl experts have checked from which Polish airports the greatest number of new connections will take off and which countries enjoy the greatest popularity.
The ICE Kraków Congress Centre, the city’s business and cultural landmark, has announced its plans for 2019. During the press briefing on 27 February this year, nearly 50 events were announced, which will take place at the foot of Wawel Hill. The operator of the venue, the Krakow Festival Office, continues its policy of attracting congresses, conferences and business meetings, both international and domestic, to the capital of Małopolska.
The 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages “100th birthday of Karol Wojtyla – Saint John Paul II” will take place in Krakow, from 6th to 10th November 2019.
Today, the growing awareness of the benefits of operating a tourism business has made the competition fierce on the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing & Exhibitions) map of destinations. Even a good tourist offer and good infrastructure may not be enough to maintain the attractiveness of the city or region and attract a satisfactory number of events. Nearly four years ago, this was realized in Małopolska and the Krakow Network was established.