07

Aug

Glasgow Convention Bureau reports business tourism growth for future years

New figures released by Glasgow Convention Bureau today (07 August) show the increasing value of business tourism to Glasgow’s economy and highlight the city’s growing success in attracting international associations and medical and life sciences meetings. During the 2016/17 financial year, Glasgow secured 526 conferences for future years through...


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07

Aug

Insight Legal Software expands with Glasgow office and new software

Legal software supplier Insight Legal is set to create jobs and increase its share of the Scottish market as it opens its first office north of the border. The company is also launching a Scottish version of its software product that meets the needs of the Scottish legal community....


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01

Aug

Leonardo Hotels adds Glasgow hotel to portfolio

Leonardo Hotels has acquired a strategically placed portfolio in Scotland – Portland Hotels – adding a presence in Glasgow among other Scottish cities. The Glasgow Pond Hotel with its 137 rooms and three meeting rooms for up to 130 persons is located in the prosperous West End of Glasgow...


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18

Jul

ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West to debut next summer

AccorHotels has announced the new ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West will open to guests in summer 2018. The site is currently disused offices on Waterloo Street, Glasgow and will undergo a major redevelopment over the coming months. The hotel, which will include 137 bedrooms and a restaurant and bar,...


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13

Jul

Smarter living on Glasgow’s horizon

Glasgow has recently received €4.1 million for the development of sustainable solutions in a new smart street district in the city. The grant was awarded as part of the EU Horizon 2020 programme and is for demonstration projects where Information and Communication Technology (ICT), energy and mobility are being...


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12

Jul

ScottishPower’s new Glasgow HQ officially opened

ScottishPower’s new Glasgow headquarters have officially opened on St Vincent St. The company’s new HQ has brought together 1,650 employees previously spread across a number of separate sites in Scotland, enabling better collaboration on future technologies. The St Vincent Street building, which is the largest single-use office to be...


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12

Jul

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Glasgow Airport breaks another record as June passenger numbers top 1 million for first time

For the first time in its 51-year history Glasgow Airport recorded more than one million passengers in the month of June, representing a 5.7% increase on the same period in 2016. Demand for EU-scheduled services increased by 16.1% thanks to additional capacity on city-break destinations including Berlin, Amsterdam, Dublin,...


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12

Jul

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Insurance sector in Glasgow ‘one of the most important’ in the UK outside London

Research by the Association of British Insurers finds 9 per cent of the city’s workforce have jobs in insurance and other long-term savings Glasgow has been revealed as one of the most important areas outside London for the UK’s insurance and long-term savings industry. New analysis commissioned by the...


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03

Jul

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Manufacturing contract for Type 26 Global Combat Ship awarded to BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence worth £3.7 billion to manufacture the first three ships for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, with steel being cut on the first ship in Glasgow in the coming weeks. This provides a strong foundation...


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22

Jun

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New hi-tech CityTrees arrive in Glasgow

Two large green free standing installations which remove pollutants from the air have arrived in Glasgow. The CityTree is a highly visual structure which, at 4 meters tall, nearly 3 meters wide and 2 meters deep, is said to have the environmental benefit of up to 275 urban trees....


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Architectural excellence continues for City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College’s new City campus on Glasgow’s Cathedral Street has scooped yet another architectural award for the...Read More

Best-ever September passenger numbers for Glasgow Airport

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