In the last month there have been exciting new announcements regarding the new state-of-the-art AECC development due to open in 2019:
NEW HOTEL ANNOUNCEMENT: Aberdeen City Council and Hilton Worldwide have signed a franchise licence agreement to open a 200 bedroom Hilton Hotels and Resorts property at the new AECC, creating around 350 jobs for the area. The Hilton Hotel, is set to be the fifth Hilton property in the city, and will have a direct linking walkway from the new AECC.
The hotel, due to open in 2019, will include an executive lounge, up to 10 various sized meeting rooms, a cocktail bar, speciality restaurant, fitness centre and wet leisure and spa facilities.
NEW TRANSPORT LINK: Plans for a rail link, linking the new AECC with Aberdeen International Airport and the city centre, were announced last week. The £70million project was revealed last week by Aberdeen City Council, making use of the existing Aberdeen to Inverness line with two new stations created at the new venue and the airport.