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Teamwork behind Gothenburg’s top ranking as a globally sustainable destination

Sustainability · 2024-04-02

Data collection for this year's Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDSI) is currently underway. This international comparison of destinations' sustainability work…

Kongresshall och scen med stor publik

Strong comeback in 2023 for large meetings and conferences in Gothenburg

Meetings · 2023-12-14

World-leading medical research, international investigative journalism and technical expertise – these are the topics for some of the major meetings…

Professor Henrik Zetterberg vid ett mikroskop

The world’s foremost scientists in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s research gather in Gothenburg

Meetings · 2023-03-27

Research into Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases is making great strides and soon there will be methods for both early detection…

A new route from New York bolsters Gothenburg as a destination

Meetings · 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

Meetings · 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

The destination of Gothenburg · 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

The destination of Gothenburg · 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

The destination of Gothenburg · 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

The destination of Gothenburg · 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

The destination of Gothenburg · 2020-02-12

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