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Author: Stefan Gadd

As part of its efforts to develop Gothenburg as the visitor destination of the future, Göteborg & Co has begun a unique partnership with Mastercard. The aim is to create…

Gothenburg Visitor Centre is closed

Destination · 21 December, 2020

Following the announcement from the Swedish government and the public health authority about new restrictions, the Gothenburg Visitor Centre will be closed. Instead, visitors are directed to contact by phone…

Since 1980, the Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon has been a major festival for runners in Gothenburg. This year, however, it was replaced by a virtual race, where runners from 24 different…

Disposable packaging may be convenient, but it results in large quantities of waste and litter. Now, the city of Gothenburg is following the initiative by Gothenburg Culture Festival to encourage…

The ICCA Scandinavian Chapter in Gothenburg 2010 marked the starting point for Global Destinations Sustainability Index. Ten years later the members are back to share knowledge and best practices. Marco…

For the whole of 2020 Gothenburg will be “European Capital of Smart Tourism” and will mark the year with a wide range of activities. On Friday, Göteborg & Co invited…

Hotel Royal opened 168 years ago on a street corner near Gothenburg Central Station. Its business concept has always been the same: to provide personal service with a focus on…

Drones can help save lives at sea

Trade and industry group · 29 January, 2020

The Swedish Sea Rescue Society, SSRS, thought they could work more efficiently in an offshore accident if they had access to a fleet of autonomous drones. But how to make…

Gothenburg prepares to show the way in smart tourism

Uncategorised · 12 December, 2019

Next year, Gothenburg will be the European Capital of Smart Tourism. The city will stand as an example to EU cities for the development of smart and sustainable tourism. The…

Gothenburg solution facilitates climate-smart food choices

Trade and industry group · 3 December, 2019

With the smart service CarbonAte consumers are able to make climate smart food choices. The idea – developed at the FoodTech startup CarbonCloud in Gothenbrug – is now spreading through…

Stuart found a new way of life in Gothenburg

Trade and industry group · 26 November, 2019

– For me, the best thing about living in Sweden and Gothenburg is the quality of life. I am able to achieve a great work-life balance and spend lots of…

Two of Sweden’s biggest private employers are located in Gothenburg – Volvo Cars and Volvo Group. Roughly a quarter of a million people in the Gothenburg region depend on these…