26 Mar 2018
The latest in the monthly Glasgow Talks series focused on the future of tourism in Glasgow.
The event centred on the challenges faced by the tourism industry in 2018, caused by Brexit and declining domestic forecasts.
The audience heard from Professor John Lennon, director of the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism, Gerry O’Donnell, Corporate Affairs director at Edrington, Lesley Thomson, managing director at Spreng Thomson, and Stephen Leckie, chief executive of Hydro and Chairman of the Scottish Tourism Alliance.
In her summary, event host Alison McRae, senior director of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce) shared some issues highlighted by the speakers that members may wish to consider in conversations going forward, to help ensure that we can continue a steady growth in Scottish tourism:
In the coming months, Glasgow Talks will feature guest speakers including Liam Hughes, CEO and founder Glasgow Distillery Company; Jonathan Hinkles, managing director of Scotland’s Airline Loganair and Adam Marshall, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce.
Glasgow Talks is hosted by Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, and supported by the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow, and Clydesdale Bank.
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