Press Releases

Press Releases

June 21, 2018

European Cities Marketing announces new members of Executive Committee and Board

At the General Assembly of European Cities Marketing held in Malmö on June 2018, Board Members and members of the Executive Committee were unanimously elected by […]
May 28, 2018

European cities to work on how tourism can give back to the city!

At the European Cities Marketing International Conference in Malmö, June 13-16, 2018, European DMOs will meet and focus on how to “Make Tourism Matter”. Industry thought […]
May 16, 2018

European Cities Marketing partners with Destinations International to launch Event Impact Calculator (EIC) for European Market

European Cities Marketing (ECM) and Destinations International today announced that the organisations will partner to launch the Event Impact Calculator (EIC) for the European market. The […]
May 6, 2018

Ongoing education in the Meetings Industry is success factor for future business

This year will see the 32nd ECM Summer School take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, 25-29 August 2018. The renowned educational programme on the Meetings Industry will […]
March 20, 2018

2017 was the year of global growth for European hotel industry

The latest ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* points out that, in European cities, the Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR)** experienced in 2017 a 6% growth compared […]
March 19, 2018

Europe´s urban tourism destinations move to promote urban entrepreneurship

At the European Cities Marketing (ECM) Spring Meeting in Reykjavík, ECM followed the footsteps of the best of Jedi knights, looking towards the dark side to […]
March 9, 2018

Long-haul arrivals during fourth quarter of 2017 consolidated a year of solid growth for tourism in Europe

The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer*, produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys, consolidated a year of solid growth for long-haul inbound tourism […]
March 5, 2018

Successful Recovery in European City Tourism in 2017: +7.7%

European Cities Marketing (ECM) announced a 7.7% growth in city tourism in 2017, with the domestic market increasing by 5.2% and the international market by 9.2%, […]
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 […]