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December 6, 2016
The Clarion Congress Hotel in České Budějovice welcomed these atypical guests on the First Advent Sunday. In collaboration with the Chance 4 Children charity, the second year of the “Baking with Clarion” event was held here for kids from children’s homes. This time, the visitors from the children’s homes were mainly younger children, and the tour of the hotel under the guidance of banquet manageress Olga Bakker was thus more in the spirit of points of interest.
October 21, 2016
The biggest Czech hotel group, CPI Hotels, has turned partner to the educational programme Culinary Arts (CA). The company’s hotels in the Czech Republic have undertaken to co-operate exclusively with secondary vocational schools, which guarantee the introduction of an educational programme on Culinary Arts principles. Teaching within this educational programme in the next three years shall also involve hotel chefs and their deputies. The company announced co-operation at the press conference under the subtitle Training of Cooks in Bohemia, version 2.0. In collaboration with the CA Project, Chef Jiří Roith should ensure the vital quality interlink of theoretical and practical training in schools and practice in hotels and restaurants, where the trainees get their first experience and shape their habits into future employment in the gastronomy industry. At present, the partnership has just accomplished its first month of full operation; from September, the first group of first-year students studying in this programme should get an opportunity to test their newly acquired experience at some of the hotels of the Clarion, Fortuna or Buddha-Bar Hotel Prague brands.
April 11, 2016
On Friday, the Clarion Congress Hotel of České Budějovice hosted a unique charity event called Extraordinary evening for extraordinary children. The main star of the beneficial concert to support the Nursery and Primary School in Reiger Street in České Budějovice was the violinist Pavel Šporcl. Total proceeds from ticket sales, accompanying sales of snacks, paintings by the illustrator Jan Farkas from Budějovice and others amounted to CZK 44,446. The money will go to organising the 52nd year of national sports games for the hearing impaired, which will be held on June 22 – 25, 2016, in České Budějovice.
January 6, 2016
The portfolio of the country’s largest hotel group, CPI Hotels, expanded as the group took over the Prague Marriott Executive Apartments V Tůních as of 1 January 2016. It has also been operating the Starlight Suiten Hotel in Budapest since the beginning of December. The hotels will expand the company’s four-star hotel operations. The Marriott Executive Apartments have been renamed Mamaison Hotel Downtown Prague and joined the Mamaison Hotels & Residences brand. The Starlight Suiten Hotel in Budapest is slated to join it at some point in the future.
June 23, 2015
Clarion Congress Hotel České Budějovice organised a charity run to the hotel rooftop. The proceeds will be donated to the Nursery for Blind and Weak-Sighted Children in České Budějovice. The sporting event, held under the auspices of the Municipal Charity Organisation of České Budějovice, was attended by, for example, the ice-hockey champion Jiří Novotný, native of České Budějovice, and Jiří Zimola, Governor of the South Bohemia region.
April 26, 2015
The Clarion Congress Hotel in České Budějovice prepared an interesting afternoon programme for children from children’s homes in Písek and Zvíkovské Podhradí on the weekend. The “Baking with Clarion” event took place once more in cooperation with the Chance 4 Children Foundation. Young visitors had the opportunity to look behind the scenes of operating the four-star Clarion hotel, which is the tallest building in České Budějovice with its 16 floors. As well as the reception area, a tour of the executive floor with the best apartments in the hotel and the conference rooms named after the biggest South Bohemian ponds, our visitors also viewed the gastronomic facilities, which are some of the most modern in operation in the region following major modernisation of the hotel in 2012.
April 2, 2015
CPI Hotels organised the 2nd annual Piazza d’Oro Espresso Cup competition for the best barista (bartender) of the group. The Imperial Hotel Ostrava, Buddha-Bar Hotel Prague, Mamaison Hotel Riverside Prague and 8 regional Clarion hotels, including the Clarion Congress Hotel in Vysočany, the venue of the competition, sent their representatives to the competition. An expert jury composed of the representatives of the gastronomy section of CPI Hotels and the co-organiser of the competition Douwe Egberts assessed two competition tasks – the preparation of a standard cappuccino and unrestricted coffee drinks made according to original recipes.
March 11, 2015
The third annual carnival at the ArtIGY Cultural and Conference Centre in České Budějovice organised by the Nursery School for the Visually Impaired was met with a warm reception from children and parents. Over 350 people came to have fun and support the children of the Nursery School and Education Centre on Zachariášova Street.
September 9, 2014
To warn of the severity of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and to contribute financially to its research. That is the main goal of an international campaign ALS Ice Bucket Challenge of which the Internet has informed the whole world. The idea of the Ice Bucket Challenge came from the USA; to fulfil the challenge participants pour ice-cold water over themselves, which should evoke a similar feeling of muscle stiffness that patients with ALS suffer from.
June 20, 2014
Clarion Congress Hotel České Budějovice will spend the last week in June playing the kings's game – chess. From Saturday 21 June 2014 to Sunday 29 June there will be a competition of chess players within the 1st International Chess Tournament FIDE Open České Budějovice with players of the Chess Championship České Budějovice.
May 12, 2014
Bony a klid 2 is loose sequel of the cult Czech drama from 80s' and follows the faith of the main characters that lived in the environment of racketeers and people living in the shadows. The panel debate and book signing with the movies’ authors and actors took place at Clarion Congress Hotel in Ceske Budejovice, weeks prior the film’s upcoming premiere which will be held in Tipsport Arena on 20 May 2014.
April 8, 2014
Princesses, cowboys, Indians and clowns were seen in cultural and congress center ArtIGY in České Budějovice. The carnival “Spring jamboree” organized by the kindergarten for visually impaired children offered variety of activities such as games, contests or raffle not only for children but all the guests who came to support the event.