• Text size      
  • Send this article to a friend
  • Print this article

Hotel occupancy at record high

GLASGOW's hotels achieved record occupancy rates in February and were almost full on one night, a survey found.

LJ Research said 78.3% of the rooms offered by hotels it monitored in Glasgow were occupied last month, the highest level for February since records began in 1999. Occupancy peaked at 99% on 1 February, coinciding with the opening of the Glasgow Film Festival and a Strictly Come Dancing show at the SSE Hydro. Average room rates rose by 6.8% annually on February 2013, to £63.36. Occupancy was 73% in February 2013.

Contextual targeting label: 
Arts and Entertainment

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on HeraldScotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis.
If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

222448