Glasgow observes 10 record growth in visitor arrivals Survey

first_imgIn Glasgow, Commonwealth games in 2014 had result a remarkable arrival of visitors from all around the world with a growth of 10%, gathered to see the Riverside Museum and People’s Palace which grabbed the maximum attention for Glasgow.  Glasgow organised cultural events in the Commonwealth games that involved the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the Gallery of Modern Art, showing the experiences of the immigrants to Scotland from the commonwealth countries.The Riverside Museum was a great draw which jumped up visitation by 42%. It told the story of the city through 3,000 objects. The People’s Place too showed increased visitation of 22.5% as it documented Glasgwegians’ lives.Overall visitor numbers rose in the UK in 2014 where a 6.5% increase was recorded for the 100th anniversary of the First World War and Tate Modern’s hugely popular Matisse exhibition, according to figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA). UK’s British Museum retained its popularity for the eighth year as UK’s most popular visitor’s destination. It recorded an increase of 6.7 visitors followed by national Gallery which maintained an increase of 6.4 million.The top tourist spots in the UK in 2015 are British Museum, Southbank Centre, Tate Modern,  Natural History  Museum, Science Museum, Victoria & Albert  Museum, Tower of London, Somerset House and The Library of  Birmingham.last_img

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