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A new route from New York bolsters Gothenburg as a destination

Destination · 2022-12-21

At the end of April, SAS starts a new direct flight between Gothenburg and New York. The direct link will…

A journey through time – from the “Götheborg of Sweden” in Barcelona to today’s modern, sustainable host city

Destination · 2022-12-01

Swedish tapas – with a taste of 18th-century century spices and a whiff of good old ship’s tar. During IBTM…

Two women outside the tourist information centre

From Ukraine to a tourist conference in Gothenburg

Destination · 2022-11-23

Nine months ago, life changed dramatically for Lidia Fedchuk and Anna Vilchynska at the tourist office in Lviv. The war…

Göteborg & Co begins working with Mastercard to develop Gothenburg’s visitor industry

Destination · 2021-05-18

As part of its efforts to develop Gothenburg as the visitor destination of the future, Göteborg & Co has begun…

Gothenburg Visitor Centre is closed

Destination · 2020-12-21

Following the announcement from the Swedish government and the public health authority about new restrictions, the Gothenburg Visitor Centre will…

How the world’s largest half marathon became digital

Events · 2020-06-04

Since 1980, the Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon has been a major festival for runners in Gothenburg. This year, however, it was…

Gothenburg aims to become Sweden’s first single-use free city centre

Destination · 2020-03-10

Disposable packaging may be convenient, but it results in large quantities of waste and litter. Now, the city of Gothenburg…

Sustainable growth main theme at ICCA chapter meeting in Gothenburg

Meetings · 2020-03-10

The ICCA Scandinavian Chapter in Gothenburg 2010 marked the starting point for Global Destinations Sustainability Index. Ten years later the…

Gothenburg starts the year as Capital of Smart Tourism

Destination · 2020-02-12

For the whole of 2020 Gothenburg will be “European Capital of Smart Tourism” and will mark the year with a…

“Gothenburg is a great city to run a hotel in.”

Tourism · 2020-01-31

Hotel Royal opened 168 years ago on a street corner near Gothenburg Central Station. Its business concept has always been…

Drones can help save lives at sea

Trade and industry group · 2020-01-29

The Swedish Sea Rescue Society, SSRS, thought they could work more efficiently in an offshore accident if they had access…

Gothenburg prepares to show the way in smart tourism

Uncategorised · 2019-12-12

Next year, Gothenburg will be the European Capital of Smart Tourism. The city will stand as an example to EU…