Press Releases

Press Releases

November 21, 2017
European Cities Marketing

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
European Cities Marketing


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

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 […]
October 4, 2017
European Cities Marketing

ECM’s new Meetings Statistics Report: 2016 brings resilient growth back to Meetings Industry

In a context of strong new challenges following different kinds of political crises, knowledge of the Meetings Industry in Europe is a real issue for many […]
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. […]