Air Canada announced new seasonal non-stop flights from Glasgow Airport to its Toronto hub, Toronto Pearson, beginning in summer 2016. The route will be operated by Air Canada rouge, its leisure carrier, and provide Scottish customers with convenient options when travelling to Canada for leisure or business.
The monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report has revealed a positive performance in Edinburgh, an expected decline in Glasgow – one year on from the Commonwealth Games – and sustained losses in Aberdeen. As the summer festival season began to take hold, Edinburgh hoteliers achieved the highest room occupancy with a staggering 91.6 per cent of hotel rooms sold in July 2015.
Hotel occupancy in Glasgow soared during the Commonwealth Games, new figures have revealed. The monthly LJ Forecaster report, from tourism market research specialists LJ Research, shows that average occupancy across the nine nights of the Games in July reached 97.3 per cent.
Glasgow will revel in the international spotlight as the host of the 2014 Commonwealth Games later this month. Ahead of the Opening Ceremony on July 23rd, Breaking Travel News reporter Alice McKeown visits the city to check out some of the highlights visitors can expect.