Prague Business and Economics

4 days/3 nights

From only £279pp

Overview

4 days/3 nights From only £279pp

With its wide range of factory and technical visits Prague is the perfect destination for students of Business Studies and Economics. The Skoda plant offers groups a chance to discover the world of car manufacture whilst a visit to the world famous Czech glassworks offers groups an insight into the production of one of the Czech Republic’s most famous exports. This is complemented by a seminar, workshop or tour at the acclaimed Cerge Institute led by experts in the field of economics and business.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Flight to Prague met by welcome guide and transfer. Free time to explore the city. Evening meal at Hard Rock Cafe

  • Day 2

    Tour of the Skoda Car Plant. Tour of the Glassworks Factory. Optional: Black Light Theatre Show

  • Day 3

    Visit to the Czech Parliament. Visit the Cerge Institute. Evening meal Optional: Marionette Show

  • Day 4

    Free time to explore the old town. Transfer and return flight to the UK. Arrive back at school

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Enhance your trip

  • The Prague Stock Exchange is the Czech Republic’s main securities market, making it one the busiest organisations in the city! The fast-paced stock trading environment is a far cry from a mundane office environment and well worth a visit.
  • Radio Prague is the official international broadcasting station of the Czech Republic. Radio Prague broadcasts in six languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Czech and Russian. It broadcasts programmes about the Czech Republic on shortwave, satellite and on the Internet.
  • Bohemian Glassworks is located in the region of Lusatia, an ancient glassworks area rich in large beechwoods and old castles, where substantial part of famous Czech glass products was being made for centuries from the medieval times. The vilage of Skalice itself founded in early medieval times has been for centuries one of the centers of Czech glassmaking and from here also comes some of its very best pieces.
  • Occupying 67,000 square metres, the multi-purpose Tesco distribution centre supplies the majority of Tesco stores in western Czech Republic. It is the largest grocery warehouse in the country and a peek into the internal operations of such an establishment is eye-opening to say the least.
  • The Czech National Bank is the centre of the Czech Republic’s economy and acts as a supervisor to the country’s financial market. The bank is incredibly important to the Czech Republic as its primary roles include; issuing bank notes and coins, managing the flow of currency and setting monetary policy.
  • The city of Prague is famous for its many breweries, each one steeped in more history than the next. What would a trip to Prague be without a peek into at least one of these world renowned establishments to witness the fascinating process first hand?
  • Prague Castle is the biggest castle in the world and its fascinating history dates back to the 9th Century. It is home to numerous iconic buildings such as St.Vitus Cathedral, St.George’s Basilica and many more stunning pieces architecture – certainly not one to miss!
  • In order to find examples of Gothic or Baroque architecture in the city of Prague, you don’t have to look very far. The city is characterised by countless stunning buildings dating back to both the gothic and baroque eras around the 13th- 16th centuries.
  • Take a step back in time and go for a ride through the diverse history of this city on an authentic sightseeing tram. People in Prague have used these trams for 100 years so what better way could there be to gain a different perspective?
  • Don’t let all the art and architecture that’s thousands of years old fool you into thinking Prague is old fashioned. The city is home to a wide variety of famous modern, post-modern and contemporary collections housed in the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
  • Constructed in 1933, the Barrandov Film Studios are the largest in the country and one of the largest in Europe. Many successful films have been shot there over the years, so be sure to keep an eye out for any famous celebrities!