A powerful explosion in the center of Prague yesterday has injured scores of people and may have left many trapped beneath rubble. The explosion, believed to be from a gas leak, was powerful enough for tourists packing the Charles Bridge felt the explosion. Police say the explosion appears to be from a natural gas leak rather than some terrorist of other act of violence.
If you’ve never heard of Špindlerův Mlýn, or Spindler’s Mill, then chances are you never heard of the Hotel Bedriska either. Which is one reason we are reporting on ski destinations that are “out of the way” for 2013. In short, ski enthusiasts miss a lot when they fail to discover places like this Czech ski paradise.
In hotel news, Prague will see the opening of the Fusion Hotel. This chic affair coming to the city center should satisfy city visitors with a contemporary taste for the edgy, even the funky. €15 million, and a play at being the most moody and raw accomodation in all the Czech Republic, hotel marketing gurus WIHP called the Fusion design something “Andy Warhol and Le Corbusier would have collaborated on.”
A new type of hotel is emerging. Accomodations where renewable energy and cutting edge techology afford not only value for the guest, but people in general. Impact-Corti Company’s new Mosaic House in Prague is an example of taking Eco-friendly hospitality to the next level.