AHR CR MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Obtaining relevant information is perceived as one of the most important advantages of the AHR CR membership. You need not waste your time seeking out all the information - we will do that for you.

WE INFORM YOU ahead of time of any legislative measures, public decrees and regulations in the pipeline that may affect your business. We are currently commenting upon and dealing with:

COPYRIGHT ACT – rates, price-making, occupancy rates, general collective contract for the members, we arrange for the administrative work associated with the OSA and INTERGRAM fees and achieve as much as a total of 40% - 50% reduction in price off the pricelist rates - savings to cover the cost of membership

ELECTRONIC REVENUE POSTING ACT – conditions and specifics, suppliers of systems, the template of internal rules for emloyees at ERP are available

LOCAL CHARGES ACT – changing regime and structure of the local fees, enforcement of the harmonisation of the charges along with passing the payment obligation on to the guests.

SHARED ECONOMY, unfair competition displayed by the providers of apartment houses and private accommodation facilities, conditions governing their business, online platforms of mediators - cooperation with the Trades Licensing Office, Financial Office, Foreign Police, municipalities – proposal for the solution at municipal level is being prepared. 

ALCOHOL x TOBACCO – smoking in restaurants, serving alcohol and entrepreneurial responsibility.

STAYS OF FOREIGNERS WITHIN THE TERRITORY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC – appurtenances of the registration cards, house logbooks, Foreign Police inspections.

TAXATION – implemented 15% reduced VAT rate for restaurants, proposal for 10% VAT incorporated.

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION – methodology for the members and templates of measures required by the ÚOOÚ (The Office for Personal Data Protection).

ONLINE DISTRIBUTION – OTAs, parity of the prices and products, communication with the Office for the Protection of Competition - violations of the competition, monitoring of the EU-level legal pursuits.

VISA POLICY OF THE STATE – increasing the number of multi-visas issued to the Russian visitors, VISA system.

COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT-SUBSIDISED FACILITIES – foul practices used by some subsidised establishments, price dumping - canteens, student hostels.

PACKAGE TRAVEL DIRECTIVE – exempting hotels from the obligation to get insured as a travel agency in case of creating service packages.

At European level: FOOD WASTE DIRECTIVE – objective: to exempt regulations for restaurants, ACRYLAMIDES – objective: to preserve the national measures, CONSUMER PROTECTION, ONLINE DISTRIBUTION, SHARED ECONOMY – enforcethesame rules as for the traditional sector of hotels and restaurants.

WE WILL PROVIDE ADVICE:

We offer METHODICAL SUPPORT to our membersin A NUMBER OF AREAS. We develop templates of guidelines which are ready for instantaneous use. These concern the operational, accommodation and organizational rules. Templates of personal data protection measures required by ÚOOÚ (The Office for Personal Data Protection), alcohol sale methodology, allergens information, registration cards, mandatory publication of information about The Czech Trade Inspection Authority (CTIA - ČOI) towards the guests and more. We organize seminars on topical issues.

HOT LINE for the AHR members free of charge – inquiries from the members addressing the requirements of the state inspection authorities + optionally a package of services that will at various levels help address the accumulating and ever-changing duties in the area of hygiene, food safety, life safety, fire safety, pest control and disinfection, sanitation, etc.

Exclusively for our members, we ensure COMPLEX MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF COPYRIGHT FEES and facilitate savings with OSA and INTERGRAM, which we can express in explicit numbers for you. Savings of up to 40% from the copyright managers´ standard rates, online administration of the associated agenda. You will mutually support each other, because the more there is of us, the less you pay.

ACTIVE HELP TO ALLEVIATE THE RISK OF HIGHER SANCTIONS – is being prepared – a package of services that will at various levels help address the accumulating and ever-changing duties in the area of hygiene, food safety, life safety, fire safety, pest control and disinfection, sanitation, etc. + hotline.

WE PROMOTE THE COMMON INTERESTS OF OUR MEMBERS, CURRENTLY IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS– lower VAT rate for restaurants, simplified tax collections, equal treatment and competencies of the inspection authorities, commercial activities pursued by the government-subsidised facilities, smoking and alcohol sales regimes, radio and TV charges.

We offer a lot in the STAFF TRAINING AREA,ranging from guest service, communications skills, active selling techniques on to training events for the middle and top managers. There is a new concept in place of the AHR CR ACADEMY now, which builds on the years of its tradition. Some training courses are available on a custom-made basis and provided at exclusive member rates. See more at www.akademiahr.cz.

Engagement in the SECTIONAL ACTIVITIES, STR REPORT

We offer HOTELSTARS – the EU-level classification system. Our members will benefit from a special discount if they have their accommodation facilities classified according to the Official Standard Classification of Accommodation Facilities in the Czech Republic - for more information please visit www.hotelstars.cz 

Project the Night of Hotel - CSR project goal to thank Praguers tolerance for tourism and raise awareness of its benefits for the development of towns and villages, more information: www.NocHotelu.cz 

 

WE PROMOTE YOU:

WE SUPPORT AND PROMOTE all our members at trade fairs, shows and culinary events, via online channels, on Facebook, at websites of the destination companies and at information centres.
We offer exclusive discounts for advertising at www.Pragueeventscalendar.com and its regional mutations.

YOU WILL ESTABLISH NEW CONTACTS. We promote the common interests of our members at regional level through the AHR CR Regional Sections. You will get a possibility to influence the entrepreneurial environment in your region. You will establish contacts with the other entrepreneurs inside our industry.

WE WILL HELP you find new employees. We are developing a programme “Travel with the AHR” (Cestujte s AHR), in terms of which our members and their staff can benefit from preferential member accommodation rates all over the Czech Republic (approximately 30,000 employees).

IN ADDITION, YOU WILL RECEIVE: every two months AHR Forum Magazine with all associated information, access to the member-only section of the website www.ahrcr.cz with availability of all materials included in it, AHR CR Newsletter, AHR CR Suppliers Newsletter, Educational Academy DVD tutorials, outputs from various studies and analyses, free admission tickets to trade fairs.

IT IS NOT ONLY ABOUT US
We are founders of the AHR CR FOUNDATION, in which hoteliers support children from children´s homes during their studies within our industry.

We RECOGNISE THE BEST ONES every year – www.cenyahr.cz .

We share experience from within the RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS area.
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www.akademieahr.cz/en
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www.hotelstars.cz
www.hsukatalog.cz/en/
www.konferenceahr.cz

MEMBERSHIP OF THE AHR CR
is annual; its price depends upon the size of the given facility. A complete price list is available on https://www.ahrcr.cz/en/about-members/ .

Standard membership:
restaurant and accommodation facilities of up to 10 rooms – CZK 2,100 / year
accommodation facilities of up to 20 rooms – CZK 3,200
accommodation facilities of up to 50 rooms – CZK 9,400
accommodation facilities of up to 100 rooms – CZK 19,000

Become a Member of The Czech Association of Hotels and Restaurants
I WANT TO BE MEMBER

Do you want to save up on the OSA and Intergram copyright fees? Do you want your accommodation and catering facility to play in the first league? Do you want to have a possibility to comment on the legislative measures affecting your business? Do you need to attract more clients or make your facility more visible? Do you refuse to waste your time by looking up all the emerging regulations and laws? Do you wish to gain new inspiration and experience from your colleagues?