2014 visitor numbers
According to Glasgow City Council over 3 million tourists visit Glasgow every year at the moment.
The majority of visitors will visit Glasgow between 2011 and 2014 to; • Build it • Organise it • Reconnoitre it • Various sources suggest the numbers attending before the games will be in excess of twice the visitor numbers during 2014
In 2014 the numbers from Manchester and Melbourne indicate that Glasgow will generate: • 1 million visitors • In Melbourne 4072 athletes took part • There were 2027 Officials at the Melbourne games • 815,000 web hits per day • An estimated 5000 journalists attended
The average upli9 in visitor numbers beyond the games according Manchester and Melbourne is around 15 percent per annum or 450,000 visitors a year for Glasgow
Just a few Notes Between now and the beginning of 2014 there will be an estimated additional two million visitors associated with the games. How much of that business can we attract?
Big Questions What is the best way to aEract worldwide visitors to your business? What is going to be involved? How long will it take? How much will it cost? What can I expect in return?
Sources • Australian Commonwealth Games AssociaNon • Microso9 • Glasgow City Council • Manchester Commonwealth Games website