Gothenburg

20Aug 2014
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The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has recognised the efforts of the Nordic countries to increase sustainability in the meetings industry. The index, which was developed by ICCA Scandinavian Chapter and gives Gothenburg the top ranking, has been given the Most Innovative Project Award. “This is fantastic recognition of the work that Gothenburg is […]

03Oct 2013
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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 […]

21Aug 2013

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 […]

13May 2013
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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 […]

06Mar 2013

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 […]

09Jan 2013

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 […]

05Dec 2012

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 […]

16Nov 2012

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 […]

06Nov 2012

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 […]

22Oct 2012

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 […]