Glasgow hotel rates up 12% ahead of Commonwealth Games

Rates for hotel rooms and meeting spaces have significantly increased in Glasgow, ahead of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Glasgow hotel rates up 12% ahead of Commonwealth Games
Glasgow hotel rates up 12% ahead of Commonwealth Games

The average cost of a hotel room in Glasgow rose by 12% to £75.41 in May, ahead of the Commonwealth Games 2014, which runs from 23 July–3 August.

According to the data from HotStats, occupancy levels increased by almost 5% to 85%

Meeting room hire rose 14% to £109.81 on average.

South East surge

In the South East, outside London, hoteliers saw a growth of 4.9% in gross operating profit per available room. Despite a drop in demand, hoteliers managed to increase revenues with a 4.7%
uplift in average room rate.



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