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February 7, 2018

Reykjavík to host European cities’ talk on morphing DMOs business models and engaging the city

In two weeks, representatives of European cities in the fields of City Marketing, Meetings Industry and Tourism will discuss how to “Hack the City” during European […]
December 15, 2017

European Cities to work on morphing DMO’s business model and engaging the city!

At the European Cities Marketing Meeting in Reykjavik, February 21-24, 2018, ECM will follow in the footsteps of the best of Jedi knights, looking towards the […]
November 27, 2017

Positive growth continues to support hotel industry in Europe during third quarter of 2017

The latest January-September edition of the quarterly ECM-MKG Destinations Observatory report1 reveals that in European cities, in Q3 2017, the Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR)2 grew by 6.1% […]
November 21, 2017

Summer Holidays maintain steady growth in International arrivals in Europe for third quarter of 2017 thanks to long-haul travellers

The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys feature an overall recovery of International arrivals throughout Europe for […]
November 20, 2017

Accelerating change: Global Destination Sustainability Index releases 2017 results

The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) has released today its second ranking of the sustainability performance of 40 meeting and events cities worldwide. The GDS-Index is a collaborative platform that promotes the […]
October 17, 2017

European Cities Marketing to announce new Vice-President dedicated to the Meetings Industry

During ECM last Board meeting on October 13, 2017 in Graz, Pier Paolo Mariotti (Bolzano) was elected as the Association’s new Vice President for the Meetings […]
September 12, 2017

ECM Summer School: another international success for the Meetings Industry’s career Launchpad

At the ECM Summer School 2017 in Dresden, sixteen motivated ECM members and other associated Industry Partners acted as faculty to broadcast each of their own particular skill […]
July 3, 2017

European Cities Marketing Benchmarking Report 2017 confirms the resilience of European cities

In 2016, European Cities Marketing has once again demonstrated the most dynamic aspect of European tourism. Over the last 5 years (2012‐2016), bednights in European Cities […]
June 27, 2017

Hotel industry in Europe is overall positive during first quarter of 2017

The latest ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* reveals that in European cities, in Q1 2017, the Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR)** grew by 7.7% compared to […]
June 26, 2017

Long haul travellers propelled international arrivals in Europe on first quarter of 2017

The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys highlight the persistence of recovery for International arrivals in Europe […]
June 21, 2017

What’s next for DMOs?

At the European Cities Marketing International Conference in Dubrovnik, May 31-June 3, 2017, a record number of 200 delegates from European cities met industry thought leaders […]
June 19, 2017

Learn, practice and enjoy at ECM Summer School: the Meetings Industry professionals’ career launchpad!

The European Cities Marketing (ECM) Summer School 2017 will take place in the beautiful city of Dresden, Germany, 26-30 August 2017. This 31st edition of the […]