Glasgow, situated on the River Clyde, is the third largest city in Scotland and the third most populated in the UK. The history of this city dates back almost two thousand years where it was a small salmon fishing village on the River Clyde. Glasgow became a University City in 1451 when Glasgow University was built in the High street area of the city. The city of Glasgow has evolved so quickly in the past few years and is now renowned for its architecture, art scene and the historic museums. The hospitality and friendliness of the locals has earned this city a good reputation hence an increase in number of visitors in Glasgow hotels. As Scotland's largest city, Glasgow has also become a vibrant centre of commerce in the UK in recent decades. Business travellers who intend to reserve a room in one of the grand Glasgow hotels can book easily and inexpensively with HRS.com.
Glasgow is currently home to about 600,000 proud Glaswegians. There are many interesting things to do and places to visit for everyone who visits Glasgow. The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum which boasts a collection of Egyptian treasures is a nice way to kick start your day. Make sure you visit the People's Palace and Winter Gardens and get to learn more about the history of Glasgow from 1750 to present. Take a trip down to Glasgow Cathedral, one of the most brilliant medieval buildings in Scotland. Visitors find hotels in Glasgow on Byers Road in the West End, which has numerous bars and venues a good place to settle. Glasgow hotels on Sauchiehall Street are close to the city centre, where many of the more than 10,000 companies especially banks like RBS and insurance agencies like AXA have established their branches or headquarters. Several institutions of education and science are more reasons of Glasgow's recent change of economic focus from former industry to trade and culture.
Many hotels in Glasgow are easy to reach from the Glasgow International Airport which operates daily flights to many European cities. You can take the National Express which has numerous connections with other major English cities. Glasgow Central Station serves southern Scotland, England and Wales. There are direct trains from London’s King’s Cross and Euston stations that operate daily. If you want to see more of the city, you can take the Scottish Citylink which has buses to most major towns in Scotland and will take you straight to your Glasgow hotel. It is worth experiencing the artistic life in Merchant City or seeing how Glasgow has flourished. Attend a football game between Celtic F.C. and the Rangers which are some of the top local teams. "Hiya," heard at the reception of a Glasgow Hotel, will be the first encounter with the local dialect. Equally exciting will be negotiations with a Glaswegian at Britain's largest conference and exhibition centre, the SECC.