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March 7, 2017

Tourism in European Cities continued to grow by 3.6% in 2016

European Cities Marketing (ECM) announced a 3.6% growth in city tourism in 2016, with the domestic market increasing by 6.0% and the international market by 2.3%, […]
February 14, 2017

Gdańsk to host European cities’ debate on the future role of DMOs

In one week, European cities will debate the future role of the City Marketing and Tourism Organisations during European Cities Marketing Spring Meeting in Gdańsk, February […]
June 3, 2016
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Long haul travels in 1st quarter 2016: high resilience of Europe despite terrorist attacks

The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys reveal that in Q1 2016, International trips were down by […]
May 31, 2016

The Meetings Industry states its position on terrorism incidents

The Joint Meetings Industry Council has released a statement regarding the reaction of Meetings Industry leaders to recent terrorism incidents and the position the industry is […]
May 12, 2016

European cities to discuss controversies of the Sharing Economy

European Cities Marketing sets out to explore the impact of the sharing economy on city tourism during its annual meeting. The so-called sharing economy or connected […]
May 9, 2016

International visitor number rises to 1.2 billion in 2015: UNWTO

Rising rapidly against all odds, international tourism once again proved to be the fastest growing industry. According to United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) latest report, […]
May 4, 2016

European Commission awarded accessible tourism in Ljubljana

Ljubljana continues to receive awards for its sustainable practices. The latest one was granted today by the European Commission in scope of ETIS and Accessible Tourism […]
May 3, 2016

Lausanne welcomes Chaplin’s World Museum – a new meeting and event space for the region

Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau announced the official opening of the Chaplin’s World Museum, a new meeting and event space in Lausanne region which can host […]
May 2, 2016

Turkey claims 7% growth in hotel booking despite turbulent year

With tourism in Turkey on the low, the hotel booking  site BookLogic records claims a seven percent growth in Average Daily Rate (ADR) and an increase […]
April 29, 2016

Iceland enjoys a successful growth in MICE tourism

Through strategic marketing efforts the MICE sector in Iceland has grown by 25% since 2013 and the annual growth in 2015 was 11%. In recent years […]
April 28, 2016

Dubrovnik Tourist Board’s latest promo film won 3rd place in New York

This is the second award for the film “Dubrovnik and Time” video after taking second place at the film festival “Das Goldene Stadttor” at the world’s […]
April 26, 2016

Focus on innovation and investment boosts business at IMEX

Three busy days at IMEX in Frankfurt 2016 doing business, learning about the latest developments and making new contacts proved to be action packed and fulfilling […]