Petter hands over the reins! On 1 October, Daniel Stenbäck took over as CEO of Gothia Towers in Gothenburg, assuming overall responsibility for all hotel, restaurant and event operations. Former CEO Petter Ullberg may be handing over the reins to Daniel, but he will not be leaving the company.  Petter will remain as Vice CEO.. read more →

21 Aug 2013
August 21, 2013

Upper House opens 1 september

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With its 49 well-appointed hotel rooms, a restaurant that looks to the stars – both literally and figuratively – and a unique three-storey spa, Upper House is finally ready to open its doors on 1 September. Upper House (the hotel) has been built on top of Gothia Towers’ second tower, between floors 21 and 24. The hotel.. read more →

The GöteborgsVarvet Half Marathon is one of the world’s biggest running events. 60,000 runners will be cheered on by a crowd of around 200,000 spectators, with more than 50 bands providing music to help them to keep pace along the course. GöteborgsVarvet was first held in 1980. 1,800 runners set off from Heden towards Ullevi.. read more →

06 Mar 2013
March 6, 2013

Ten favourite spots in Gothenburg

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Photo: Göran Assner, goteborg.com

Don’t miss these places: Ten favourite spots in Gothenburg for next time you visit our beautiful city from Göteborg & Co. Magasinsgatan A laid back, trendy, cobbled street in Gothenburg and home to several of Gothenburg’s independent designer-shops as well as the ‘in-café’ Da Matteo with its sour dough bakery just across the square. The interior.. read more →

09 Jan 2013
January 9, 2013

Gothenburg City Card

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Photo: Dick Gillberg/goteborg.com

Get yourself a Gothenburg City Card when you come to Gothenburg! You will get the best town has to offer in just one card. The card includes free entrance to Liseberg Amusement Park, Universeum Discovery Centre, free entrance to many museums, free parking and public travel, great shopping deals and much more. You can buy.. read more →

Photo: Dick Gillberg/goteborg.com

Gothenburg’s oldest suburb, Haga, is now a picturesque central district. The car-free paved streets and the well preserved brick and timber buildings combine to create a pleasant old-fashioned atmosphere. Here you’ll find a colourful mix of cafés, specialist shops, fashion, antiques and second-hand shops. Haga is a delight at any time of the year, but.. read more →

16 Nov 2012
November 16, 2012

A sparkling Christmas at Liseberg

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Photo: Stefan Karlberg

Gothia Towers has a rather special neighbour. Directly across the road is the Liseberg amusement park, where the most magical Christmas celebrations are to be found. The enormous illuminated “Christmas tree” can be seen from far and wide, and this year Christmas at Liseberg will be even more colourful and enchanting than usual, with trees.. read more →

Foto: Dick Gillberg/goteborg.com

Christmas City Gothenburg is a truly unmissable experience. Take a stroll through the city centre, and be amazed by all the fantastic installations and events. For the ninth year running, the façades, statues and streets of Gothenburg will be bathed in light during the weeks around Christmas. The programme of festive activities provides long-lasting memories.. read more →

22 Oct 2012
October 22, 2012

New roller coaster planned at Liseberg

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Photo: www.projekthelix.se

We are located right next to Liseberg amusement park. Liseberg is one of Europe’s top amusement parks, attracting around 3.2 million visitors each year. This makes Liseberg Sweden’s most popular tourist attraction. Last week, Liseberg issued a press release announcing a forthcoming new attraction. Liseberg’s new record-long, record-fast roller coaster is due to open in.. read more →

30 Sep 2012
September 30, 2012

Discover maritime Gothenburg

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Photo: Universeum

There are many different ways of getting to know Gothenburg – and you don’t necessarily have to stay on dry land. A boat is a fantastic way of exploring your surroundings. The classic Paddanbåtarna canal tour has remained popular over the years. The city’s 17th century moats and canals have many stories to tell about.. read more →