14

Sep

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Glasgow becomes first convention bureau to receive Green Tourism Award

Glasgow Convention Bureau has become the first ever convention bureau to win a Green Tourism Award, the world’s largest certification programme of its kind. The go to standard for sustainable tourism, Green Tourism assesses businesses on their green credentials with Glasgow Convention Bureau awarded a ‘Silver’ grading for demonstrating...


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25

Aug

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The National Film and Television School to establish new branch in Glasgow

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is to set up a Scottish base in Glasgow. The new NFTS facility is being established in partnership with BBC Scotland and will be based at the corporation’s Glasgow Pacific Quay headquarters and Dumbarton studios. The plan has been announced by First...


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14

Aug

City of Glasgow College becomes Scottish centre for innovation

Scotland’s largest college has been selected as the country’s national centre for innovation by the Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange (IKE). Innovation is considered to be the engine for business and regional growth and developing its capability and capacity is fundamental to Scotland and the rest of the...


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11

Aug

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Glasgow Airport’s best-ever July beats all previous passenger number records

Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest ever month as more than 1,082,000 passengers travelled through its doors in July – representing a 6.2% increase on the same period in 2016. International traffic grew by 10.1% with long-haul routes including Emirates’ daily double to Dubai, Delta Air Line’s New York...


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09

Aug

ReproCELL opens its European headquarters in Glasgow

The new European headquarters of life sciences company ReproCELL has officially opened and is set to generate 15 new jobs and safeguard a further three following new investment. ReproCELL received £150,000 Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) funding from Scottish Enterprise to support the company’s relocation to new and expanded facilities...


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09

Aug

Glasgow hailed for its good practice as a co-operative city

The city has been held up as an example to others for its work developing credit unions and implementing more co-operative ways of working The city of Glasgow has been recognised by European development body URBACT for its support of co-operatives, including credit unions. URBACT is the European programme for tackling the challenges...


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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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