Press Releases

Press Releases

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 […]
June 16, 2017

European Cities Marketing joins the Global Destination Sustainability Index

PARTNERS SIGN AGREEMENT TO PROMOTE DESTINATION SUSTAINABILITY IN EUROPE AND GLOBALLY European Cities Marketing (ECM) is the newest partner to join the Global Destination Sustainability Index […]
June 8, 2017

European Cities Marketing announced new President, Executive Committee and Board Members reflecting on strategic focus on City Marketing

ECM General Assembly last week saw the implementation of ECM Strategy 2017-2020 first steps, with the creation of an additional Vice-President position dedicated to City Marketing. […]
May 30, 2017

European Cities Marketing to launch the first Manifest on DMOs’ future

The report will look at the daily change and disruption occurring in European tourism; it sets out a vision on how Destination Marketing Organisations (DMOs) can […]
May 16, 2017

Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) and European Cities Marketing (ECM) announce partnership – American & European Destination Organizations & CVBs join forces

Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) and European Cities Marketing (ECM) recently announced a Memorandum of Understanding that will promote and deliver key research and educational resources […]
May 15, 2017

The ECM Summer School: a reference for Meetings Industry professionals since 1987!

This year will see the 31st ECM Summer School take place in Dresden, Germany, 26-30 August 2017.  The renowned educational programme on the Meetings Industry will […]
May 3, 2017

Constant change is the only constant in urban travel

At the European Cities Marketing International Conference in Dubrovnik, May 31-June 3, 2017, Europe’s city marketers and tourism professionals will meet industry thought leaders and leading […]