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World’s most expensive whisky tasting at Upper House

World’s most expensive whisky tasting at Upper House

Press releases   •   May 17, 2019 06:30 UTC

The exclusive tasting will take place on 1-3 November at Upper House hotel in Gothenburg, Sweden. It will cover the complete “full deck” series of unopened Ichiro’s Malt Card collection from the Hanyu distillery in Japan. The event is hosted by Swedish whisky enthusiast Pye Palm and led by expert Stefan Van Eycken. With only 48 seats available, the cost of a single ticket is approaching $21,000.

Gothia Towers official partner of Scandinavian Invitation

Gothia Towers official partner of Scandinavian Invitation

Press releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 08:40 UTC

The Scandinavian Invitation – Sweden’s national open and premier golf event – returns to the Hills Golf & Sports Club in Gothenburg between 22nd - 25th August. Gothia Towers, part of the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Group, is now the official hotel partner for the prestigious tournament.

Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Speeds up plans to expand facilities

Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Speeds up plans to expand facilities

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2017 11:25 UTC

Due to a growing need for capacity and strong international demand, the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre is bringing forward plans to further expand its facilities with new, flexible meeting areas. An additional storey will be built on top of the existing hall area to create an extra 14,000 square metres of space. The new storey will include an auditorium.

International business takes the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre to new heights

International business takes the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre to new heights

Press releases   •   Feb 18, 2017 09:48 UTC

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre breaks visit and sales records for the third consecutive year. In 2016, the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Group, of which hotel Gothia Towers is a part, increased its total number of visits by 3.5% to almost 1.8 million visits. The Group achieved peak sales of EUR 133 million.

Medical meetings take centre stage at INCON meeting in Gothenburg

Medical meetings take centre stage at INCON meeting in Gothenburg

Press releases   •   Nov 04, 2016 09:39 UTC

INCON, the dynamic partnership of the world’s leading conference, association and event management companies met in Gothenburg 3-6 November for its annual University and Leadership retreat. The meeting was organised and hosted by the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre with its hotel Gothia Towers as well as Gothenburg & Co.

Four chefs from Gothenburg and Gothia Towers head to Culinary Olympics

Four chefs from Gothenburg and Gothia Towers head to Culinary Olympics

Press releases   •   Oct 17, 2016 06:04 UTC

No less than four chefs from Gothia Towers will be lining up to compete in the Culinary Olympics in Germany on 2226 October. “It’s totally unique! The fact is that we have become something of a breeding ground for promising young chefs,” says Krister Dahl, Director of Concept Development for F&B at Gothia Towers, who will be part of the judging panel at the event.

Fredrik Andersson takes second place in the Global Chef Challenge

Fredrik Andersson takes second place in the Global Chef Challenge

Press releases   •   Oct 01, 2016 09:15 UTC

Gothenburg’s Fredrik Andersson – a chef at the city’s Gothia Towers – claimed a highly respectable second place in the final of the Global Chef Challenge on 27 September. The final brought together 20 of the world’s leading chefs for the fifth edition of the competition, which this year was held in the Greek city of Thessaloniki.

Upper House receives its first Michelin star

Upper House receives its first Michelin star

Press releases   •   Feb 24, 2016 10:41 UTC

Upper House Dining has been awarded its first star by the Michelin Guide. “I’m incredibly proud and absolutely delighted,” says Krister Dahl, Executive Chef at Gothia Towers and Upper House. “A Michelin star has been one of our goals, and shows that our focus has been spot on.”

Upper House – best luxury hotel & best hotel for service

Upper House – best luxury hotel & best hotel for service

Press releases   •   Jan 21, 2016 14:47 UTC

Gothia Towers’ 5-star sister hotel, Upper House, came out top in two categories at TripAdvisor’s annual Travellers’ Choice Awards 2016. Upper House won the following categories: Sweden’s best luxury hotel and best hotel for service in Sweden! Upper House also came in second place in the category: Best hotel in Sweden.

Gothia Towers and The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre achieve ISO 20121 certification

Gothia Towers and The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre achieve ISO 20121 certification

Press releases   •   Dec 28, 2015 13:27 UTC

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers are the first large Scandinavian venue with congress, hotel and meeting facilities to be certified to ISO 20121:2012, Event Sustainability Management Systems.