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Ongoing impact of Covid 'kills plans for hotel' on Dundee's waterfront

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The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on tourism has dashed hopes of building another hotel on Dundee's waterfront.The Marriott group had designs on a £40 million leisure complex on Site 6, opposite V&A Dundee.

However, the pandemic has put paid to those plans after city chiefs concluded that demand was not strong enough for more tourist accommodation.

In its audited 2020/21 accounts, to be discussed by councillors on Monday January 10, Dundee City Council said: "In view of the global down-turn in tourism due to Covid-19, additional hotel capacity is not anticipated to be required in the short term, and a review of site 6 is being carried out to allow the remainder of the site to be developed. "This will be explored in more detail in a

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