Glasgow serves up first citywide gift card

January 23rd, 2018 | Posted in: News

There’s a new Glasgow Gift Card which can be used in 70 restaurants, shops and leading attractions. The card, a pre-paid Visa, is the result of a tourism business collaboration, supported by Scottish Enterprise and the Glasgow Restaurant Association. The card is now accepted by restaurants including Ox and Finch, Greek eatery Halloumi, Spanish tapas and cocktail bar Rioja, tourist attractions such as The Clydeside Distillery and Glasgow Life museums and attractions.

Ryan James, Glasgow Restaurant Association chairman (pictured) and owner of Two Fat Ladies, comments, “The Glasgow Restaurant Association and its members are excited to be part of the first citywide gift scheme that celebrates the best of Glasgow. What better way to showcase our city and grow the economy than with a Glasgow-wide gift card? This is a fantastic new tourism product as it gives the consumer the flexibility of choosing how and where they spend the card across the city.”

This new product supports the city’s Tourism and Visitor Plan to 2023, which provides the blueprint for continuing to grow Glasgow’s global profile as a must-visit destination and is focused on increasing overnight leisure tourism visits by one million over the next seven years. Consumers can choose an amount online at www.glasgowgiftcard.com and the loaded gift card will be sent out by post ready for spending.

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