|Written by: Klára Smolová
Photo: Věroslav Sixt, Aleš Vlachovský Diplomatic Carmen – 9.9.2004
Thematic parties are always popular. Vienna International, owner of several top hotels in the Czech Republic, chose “Carmen” as a theme. Although apart from the employees only a few wore costumes, the ambience in hotel Diplomat was pleasantly “hot”.
Eric van Daal (let), general manager, Savoy Hotel, and
Kristina Kopáčková, general director, Hana Tours Praha
Karel Procházka (left), general director, Guarant, and
Jaroslav Veselý, general director, ProMoPro
Gernot Riha (left), general manager, Loipersdorf Hotel in Austria, and
Vladimir Gjuras, chairman of the board, Vienna International
Fresh breeze – 15.9.2004
The network of Czech Centers abroad was originally culturally oriented, but now they have begun to combine business, culture, and the travel industry. Representatives of the sectors met in the Čzernín palace of the ministry of foreign affairs at a gala evening moderated by Marek Eben.
Cyril Svoboda (left), minister of foreign affairs, with screenplay writer and actor Zdeněk Svěrák
Actress Jana Švandová, Jakub Horáček (middle), consultant, and Jaap Aardse, managing director, Ardsco
Jana Horáčková, marketing manager, Czech Centers, Petr Bohumínský (middle),
commercial manager, KOH-I-NOR, and Oldřich Brýža, film director and director of TvF
Run, baby, run – 19.9.2004
Another of the Prague International Marathon series – Mattoni Grand Prix – brought world champions to town, as well as many amateurs, to compete on 5 km (women) and 10 km (men) courses.
Gabriele Guzzo, marketing director, Karlovarské minerální vody,
awards the winner of the Women’s run, Kenyan Carolin Kilel Cheptonui
Armin Zerunyan (left), general manager, Hotel Hilton, and
Carlo Capalbo, general director of Prague International Marathon
Miroslav Ševčík (left), director of Liberal institute Prague, with Petra Voláková, TV moderator
Pavel Maurer (left), publisher of Grand Restaurant, and Gabriele Guzzo
Gabriele Guzzo (left) and actor Dalibor Gondík with his son
Ready to move in – 23.9.2004
Orco Property Group built its success on the renovation of old buildings into modern luxury developments. Residence Pachtův Palác at the Old Town is definitely the peak of their work – as was evident during the viewing tours at the opening party.
Kamil Kosman (left), divisional director of real estate & mortgage finance, Česká spořitelna,
Jean-Franćois Ott, CEO, Orco Property Group, and
Walter Hampel, sales director for Central and Eastern Europe, Hypo Real Estate Bank International
Kamil Kosman (left), Milorad Miškovič Miško, sales and marketing director, Real Estate Karlín Group
Steven Davis (left), vice president, Orco Property Group, and Evan Lazar, attorney and co-chairman, Salans