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Dundee Chosen For Radio 1’s Big Weekend

Great news for serviced accommodation providers in Dundee! Radio 1’s Big Weekend is set to be held in the Scottish City in 2023. This massive music event will not only bring massive names such as Lewis Capaldi and The 1975 to the city, but will also draw in thousands of visitors from all over the UK and beyond. Accommodation providers are amongst the groups who can expect a substantial boost in business as people flock to the city in May. 


Radio 1’s Big Weekend

Radio 1’s Big Weekend is a British music festival hosted by the BBC’S radio station. Each year a different location in the UK is announced to host the festival. There is always lots of hype surrounding this and it is an honour for a city to host this event. Top artists such as Coldplay, Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran have been previous headliners. 


Some of the first acts released for the 2023 Radio 1’s Big Weekend are Lewis Capaldi, The 1975 and Anne Marie. The line up is set to be amazing this year and Dundee will be buzzing with music fans from all over the UK.


Massive boost for Dundee’s economy

The impact of hosting events like Radio 1’s Big Weekend can be huge for local economies. A study by VisitScotland has estimated that Radio 1’s Big Weekend has the potential to generate around £1.8 million for the local economy, a huge boost for the area.


As well as the financial benefits, hosting events like this also raises the profile of the city and helps to position Dundee as one of the top destination in Scotland for tourists. The city had already experienced a significant increase in visitors in recent years, with the opening of the V&A Museum and the revitalization of the waterfront. Radio 1’s Big Weekend will only help further boost Dundee as a tourist destination.

Hosting the popular festival is going to be an amazing opportunity to showcase Dundee to a much wider audience. With major TV, radio and social media coverage, the event will undoubtedly provide a massive boost for the local economy. 

If you are in the serviced accommodation industry, it’s a very exciting time to be operating in Dundee!


Do you have property in Dundee?

Do you have a property in Dundee you would like to rent out as a serviced accommodation unit? Now is the time to set up your unit. Act now and have your property set up in time for Radio 1’s Big Weekend and the summer rush.
Come join the booming serviced accommodation industry with Pillow Partners.





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