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11

Feb

Glasgow to host inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships

The UCI is delighted to announce that Glasgow and Scotland have been awarded the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships. The historic and innovative event will take place over two weeks in August 2023. It will bring together 13 UCI World Championships for different cycling disciplines in one unprecedented event...


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Jan

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Glasgow Airport contributes £1.44 billion to economy

A study published today (Wednesday, January 30) confirms the valuable contribution Glasgow Airport makes to the Scottish economy. The economic impact study reveals the airport, which welcomed 9.7 million passengers in 2018, generates in excess of £1.44 billion (GVA) annually and supports more than 30,000 jobs across Scotland. Produced...


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18

Dec

Emirates to introduce Glasgow A380 service

Glasgow Airport will help create Scottish aviation history following confirmation that Emirates is to introduce Scotland’s first-ever scheduled A380 service.  Standing over 24 metres high and with a wingspan of nearly 80 metres, the A380 is the world’s largest commercial aircraft and it will enter operation at Glasgow Airport...


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13

Dec

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Glasgow a Top 10 city in the fDi Global Cities of the Future rankings

Glasgow has received recognition in the face of competition from across the world for its achievements in attracting business and investment in the latest fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 rankings. The city is ranked in the Top 10 overall in the Large City category that features Seattle,...


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02

Nov

Council approves strategy to regenerate Glasgow’s historic heart

Glasgow City Council has  approved a new High Street Area Strategy (HSAS), to breathe new life into the historic heart of the city around the High Street and Saltmarket. Following a public consultation earlier this year, with the council hearing about the priorities of local residents, businesses and other...


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30

Aug

New ibis Styles opens in Glasgow

ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West has opened in Glasgow’s International Financial Services District (IFSD) following an £11.25 million investment led by the UK-based private equity and property manager Maven Capital Partners. Previously an empty 40,000 sq ft 1960s office block, Maven purchased the building in 2017 and it has since...


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21

Aug

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Motel One completes

Motel One has opened its newest hotel in Glasgow which is also now Scotland’s largest The new Motel One Hotel on the corner of Argyle and Oswald Streets combines high quality product design with an excellent location and attractive pricing. Inspired by nearby Glasgow Central Station the £22 million...


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17

Aug

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Scottish Event Campus celebrates recent wins

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) is celebrating a recent run of successes in its Conference Sales division. Over the past few weeks, the team has won a number of major conferences, many as a result of strong partnerships with key local academics and Glasgow Convention Bureau. Wins include the...


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13

Aug

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European Championships hailed an outstanding success

Eleven days of sensational sporting action drew to a close today (Sunday, 12 August) at the inaugural multi-sport 2018 European Championships in Scotland and Germany, with Russia topping the overall medal table, closely followed by joint hosts Great Britain and Italy in third. The trophy was presented to Russian...


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02

Aug

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Record year for international visitors to Glasgow

Visits and spending by international tourists in Glasgow rose to its highest level on record in 2017. The Travel Trends 2017 data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the number of international visitors travelling to Scotland’s largest city rose by nearly a fifth (19%) to 787,000, while...


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Glasgow to host inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships

The UCI is delighted to announce that Glasgow and Scotland have been awarded the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships....Read More

Glasgow launches Scotland’s 1st Innovation District

Glasgow City Innovation District set to bring new investment, companies and competitive advantage to the heart of the city....Read More

Glasgow Airport contributes £1.44 billion to economy

A study published today (Wednesday, January 30) confirms the valuable contribution Glasgow Airport makes to the Scottish economy. The...Read More

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