Prague hotels hike charges up to 20 percent for ice hockey championships


Prague hotels have upped their prices by between 12 and 20 percent at the start of May for the ice hockey world championships being hosted by the capital and Ostrava. The price hikes were announced by the Czech Association of Travel Agencies. The biggest demand has come at the end the championships which continue until May 17. The association warned that hotels which had exaggerated their price rises were being shunned. Championship organisers expect 600,000 fans to be attracted to games.