AT LAST RECONSTRUCTION BEGINS AT THE HOTEL SIGMA OLOMOUC!
Prague / Olomouc, 27th July 2011 – the hotel Sigma Olomouc will close its doors on 11th August 2011 to go through a renovation to the four star hotel. “With a new name and with assurance of four star status, the re-opening of the Clarion Congress Hotel Olomouc should occur in August 2013,” said Robin Hanák, Director of the hotel Sigma Olomouc.
The existing hotel Sigma Olomouc will become the eighth Czech Clarion under the Clarion Hotels brand integrated into the international chain Choice Hotels International, which is represented by CPI Hotels, a.s. on the Czech market. The reconstruction and rebranding is a part of the business strategy that allows for continuous development of the family Clarion hotels brand and its expansion into the regions. “CPI Hotels, a.s. continues its strategy to further expand and enhance their hotel services. This will again expand the regional chain of Clarion business hotels, which guarantees its guests high quality services, which they are accustomed to from other Clarions operated by our company in the Czech republic,” said Jan Kratina, CEO of CPI Hotels, a.s.
Clarion hotels are known for not only providing comfortable accommodation and catering, but also for premium conference opportunities. “We believe, that meeting the demanding global standards of the Clarion brand will guarantee our clients comprehensive four star superior services with a personal approach,” said director Hanák.
After the extensive reconstruction, the Clarion Congress Hotel Olomouc will offer congress premises for up to 1 400 delegates (the largest hall for up to 1 100 delegates), as well as 126 rooms including apartments and a Business Executive Suite. An excellent Benada restaurant with a capacity of up to 440 guests will be a part of the hotel.
Until the re-opening of our hotel we offer our services at Clarion Congress Hotel Ostrava, which is located approximately 90 km from Olomouc. “Thank you very much for the existing excellent co-operation and we are looking forward to greeting our first guests in our new hotel Clarion Congress Hotel Olomouc,” concluded Hanák.
New Awards for Buddha-Bar Hotel Prague from Tripadvisor and Expedia.com
Prague, June 2011 – The Luxurious Buddha-Bar Hotel Prague located in the Prague city center affirmed quality of services and for the second time has been awarded by Tripadvisor with the Certificate of Excellence. This award was accompanied by additional award from Expedia.com – Insiders´ Select 2011.
“Feedback from our guests is very important to us. It helps us to keep improving specific areas of the services and maintain the unique attributes which makes the hotel so unique,”describes Veronika Fajcikova, Director of Buddha-Bar Hotel Prague.
Tripadvisor is one of the world’s largest travel sites where guests share their real experience and impressions from travelling worldwide. At the same time reviews influence other travelers while making the choice for their next hotel visit.
Travelers using Expedia.com for booking their stays have also recognized the exceptional qualities of the hotel - the boutique hotel was ranked among the TOP 500 hotels worldwide achieving Insiders´ Select 2011 award.
Buddha-Bar Hotel Prague has opened its door in January 2009 and since then has received many awards:
- one of the “Europe´s Hottest New Hotels” - The Sunday Times,
- one of the “Europe´s Sexiest Hotels” - Tripadvisor,
- one of the top hotels on the “Hot List Hotels 2009” - The Conde Nast Traveler,
- one of the “World´s Best Hotels” - The Luxury Travel Magazine,
- one of the best romantic destinations on “The 2009 Honeymoon Hot List” - The Holidays For Couples Magazine.
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CLARION CONGRESS HOTEL ÚSTÍ NAD LABEM INAUGURATED
Prague / Ústí nad Labem – Thursday, May 5, 2011, Clarion Congress Hotel Ústí nad Labem****, the sixth Clarion Hotel of CPI Hotels was inaugurated.
The festive gala evening was moderated by Iva Kubelková, the Inflagranti violin players played, Duo Ogor, an acrobatic group performed, and about 300 distinguished guests participated in the diamond toast. During the gala evening Ing. Zdeněk Havelka, CEO of Czech Property Investments, a.s., an investor company, handed over a cheque for CZK 300,000 to the Kapka naděje Foundation Fund. A symbolic cheque was taken over by Vendula Auš Svobodová, its president and the money will be used for buying a special breathing apparatus for the treatment of asthma in children in the Regional Masaryk Hospital in Ústí nad Labem.
Important figures of the cultural, social and political life could thus see a new dominant in the corner of Masaryk Street and the Špitálského Square, formed by the four-star Clarion Congress Hotel Ústí nad Labem. “A six-storey building offers 83 double rooms in total which can be interconnected at the highest floor into spatial suites. A generously conceived reception and a lobby bar at the entrance from the square serve not only to hotel guests, but also to participants in congresses, seminars or social events,“ Daniel Řepa, the Director of the hotel, described. The hotel offers congress backgrounds for up to 480 delegates.
The capacity of the biggest congress hall is 250 persons. Completely air-conditioned congress halls are equipped with the state-of-the-art technologies, their variable area can be divided to several smaller halls by means of sliding walls and thus several separate events can be held at one time. “Our goal is to contribute to the development of congress tourism in Ústí nad Labem. We believe Clarion Hotel will provide representative accommodation and background facilities for holding important professional and social meetings both to local and foreign entities,” the Director added. The building of the hotel and offices is connected with underground garages having the capacity of 160 parking stands.
CPI City Center continues the modern development in the vicinity and thanks to the system of underground passages, it preserves airiness and enables pedestrians to pass the inner square. The opened hotel forms part of a pilot multi-purpose complex which the partner of the operator – the developing and investment CPI Group – wants to implement in other regional cities as well. “We continue the concept of the Clarion brand development in regions when the existing network of hotels in Prague, Liberec, Ostrava and Ústí nad Labem will be extended by facilities in České Budějovice (2011/2012), Olomouc and Hradec Králové in future,“ Jan Kratina, CEO and the Chairman of the Board of Directors, CPI Hotels, a.s., said.
The Benada Restaurant with the entrance from the internal rest parterre of the complex is available to hotel guests and the Ústí nad Labem general public from the early morning to late evening hours. The menu offers specialities of the domestic and international cuisine and gourmets can look forward to regular gastronomic seasonal events.
Mike Tyson is in Prague! Clarion Congress Hotel Prague became his new home.
World boxing legend in the Czech capital will stay until Sunday, and in the Vysocany´s Clarion he spend totaly for 4 nights. The main point of Tyson's visit is to participate in the galaevening martial arts MMA and K-1 in Tesla Arena, which will focused in a showdown of premier world championship mixed martial arts MMA Association WKF on Czech territory.
For Mike Tyson was prepared the apartment in Clarion Congress Hotel Prague. "Extra requirements were a few, such as we have to install a giant plasma screen room," said Miroslav Bukva, director of the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague. The famous boxer in addition to the unprecedented luxury of taking a special vegan menu. There is served salads, assorted nuts, grilled vegetables, or mutabal with Arabic bread, couscous, vegetable risotto, vegetable soup with mushrooms and coconut milk, Vegetables risotto with olives or avocado dip. Tyson as a muslim doesn´t drink alcohol, which is therefore not a in the apartment minibar.
Guest star and the youngest heavyweight champion in history comes to the ring to forward championship belt winner of the fight for the title of world champion MMA to 70.7 kg between SK Buchinger Ivan and Russian Maratbekem Kalabekovem. Just Heroes gala Gate Tesla Arena will be public event and practically the only one chance to see Tyson. Immediately after the boxing match Tyson will move back to the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, where he will participate in after VIP party with an exciting program for invited guests.