Archive for the ‘Tourism & Events’ Category

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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18

Jul

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Another successful year for the Scottish Event Campus

2017/18 has been another very successful year for Scottish Event Campus Limited. Turnover increased by 1% to £29.1m, EBITDA* increased by 11% to £3.8m and Operating Profit increased by 19% to £1.3m. Peter Duthie, Chief Executive, SEC commented: “This has been a really encouraging year with solid performances across...


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11

Jun

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Glasgow celebrates busiest May on record for Business Tourism

More than 22,000 delegates came to Glasgow over the last month, making it the city’s busiest May on record for business tourism, providing an estimated £25.5 million boost to the local economy. Conferences in May started with the arrival of 7,000 attendees at the All Energy Conference and Exhibition,...


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17

May

Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority sign MOU

Glasgow Airport and Shanghai Airport Authority have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two cities work together to jointly petition China’s main airlines to establish a direct air link in the future between the West of Scotland and the Chinese powerhouse city of Shanghai. Glasgow Airport and...


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18

Apr

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Glasgow named world’s Best Small City for hosting sporting events

Glasgow has retained its place in the world’s top five Ultimate Sports Cities of 2018 and also won the award for the world’s Best Small City for hosting sporting events. The announcement took place at an award ceremony in Bangkok where the SportAccord Convention is taking place. The SportBusiness Ultimate...


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28

Mar

Lufthansa begins daily service between Glasgow and Frankfurt

Lufthansa has further expanded connections between Glasgow and Germany with a new daily flight to Frankfurt. Lufthansa already flies from Glasgow to Munich five times per week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and the new route to Frankfurt further underlines the airline’s commitment to Glasgow. Lufthansa serves...


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Bank of London and The Middle East buys Glasgow Atlantic Quay offices

Bank of London and The Middle East has bought 1 Atlantic Quay, Glasgow for £55 million from MREFIII, a...Read More

CoStar examines Glasgow’s hot commercial property market

In recent weeks, CoStar have published a number of in-depth articles looking at Glasgow’s commercial property market. Read on...Read More

Foundation stone laid in University of Glasgow’s £1 billion campus re-development

The University of Glasgow marked the 150th anniversary since work began on the construction of its Gilmorehill campus by...Read More

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