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Nov

Glasgow Airport invests £1.4m to improve central security area

Work on a £1.4 million project to increase capacity in Glasgow Airport’s Central Search facility in the main terminal by 20% is now underway. The overhaul will see a complete reconfiguration of the entrance to the airport’s Central Search area which will increase the number of security lanes from...


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17

Nov

Glasgow recognised as one of the world’s leading cities for sustainable business tourism

Glasgow Convention Bureau wins “Best Improved Destination” award and climbs to 4th place on Global Destination Sustainability Index Now ranking number 4 in the world, Glasgow has been recognised as one of the world’s leading cities for sustainable business tourism by the Global Destination Sustainability Index after climbing 3...


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12

Oct

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Best-ever September passenger numbers for Glasgow Airport

Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest September on record after more than 972,900 people travelled through its doors, representing a 4.1% increase on last year’s passenger numbers. EU scheduled services increased by 15% on the same period last year thanks to additional capacity and strong demand on a number...


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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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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

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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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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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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19

Jun

New route to the Romanian city of Iaşi takes off

Blue Air’s first flight from Glasgow to the Romanian city of Iaşi has taken to the skies. The new route will operate every Thursday and Saturday using a Boeing 737 aircraft. Blue Air also currently operates the popular thrice-weekly service to Romanian capital Bucharest, which was introduced in December...


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Glasgow Airport invests £1.4m to improve central security area

Work on a £1.4 million project to increase capacity in Glasgow Airport’s Central Search facility in the main terminal...Read More

Plans for Glasgow Connectivity Commission to transform city centre

Measures to transform Glasgow’s city centre and cement its role as one of the leading destinations in Europe will...Read More

Irish energy firm ESB opens new Glasgow office

ESB has officially opened an office at George Street Glasgow today (14 November 2017), from where it will continue...Read More

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