Benedicte Lack

November 23, 2018

European cities to discuss the successes and failures of “Eventful Cities”

At the European Cities Marketing Meeting in Edinburgh, February 13-16, 2019, leading international experts, event owners and selected international showcases will provide attendees with all the […]
November 21, 2018

Impactful sustainability initiatives: Global Destination Sustainability Index releases 2018 results

The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) has released today its third ranking of the sustainability performance of more than 50 meeting and events cities worldwide. The […]
October 17, 2018

France, Benelux and Portugal led the European hotel industry growth during first semester of 2018

The latest ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* points out that, in European cities, the Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR)** experienced a 3.6% growth after 6 months […]
September 19, 2018

The Theatre of Terror

Time after time, in every city and continent “The Theatre of Terror” looks for stages to perform their acts: blood, panic, ambulance wailing, media cameras, fear, […]
September 10, 2018

Long-haul arrivals in Europe still grew steadily during Q2 2018 balancing the decrease of intra-European arrivals

The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer*, produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys, highlighted that the good growth of long-haul arrivals in Europe […]
September 5, 2018

ECM Summer School 2018, the bridge to a successful career in the Meetings Industry, graduated 62 students from 3 continents in Thessaloniki

The second largest city in Greece, Thessaloniki, hosted the 32nd edition of the ECM Summer School on August 25-29, 2018, providing evidence of the importance of […]
August 30, 2018

European Cities Marketing Benchmarking Report 2018 shows the continuous growth of European city tourism

The 14th edition of the European Cities Marketing Benchmarking Report includes key figures from 126 European cities and provides benchmarking insight into bednights sourced from Europe’s […]
July 16, 2018

European Cities Marketing appoints new Chairman of Research & Statistics Knowledge Group

At the ECM International Conference & General Assembly in Malmö, Harry Mirpuri from London & Partners, was appointed to Chair the Research & Statistics Knowledge Group, […]
July 11, 2018

The European hotel industry on first quarter of 2018 is still growing healthily

The latest ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* points out that, in European cities, the Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR)** experienced a 4.2% growth since the beginning […]
July 3, 2018

Traditional destinations made a comeback in terms of long-haul arrivals in Europe during Q1 2018

The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer*, produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys, highlighted that the year has been kicked off with solid […]
June 28, 2018

European Cities Marketing launches a Toolbox for Managing Tourism Growth in Europe

European Cities Marketing has launched a Toolbox for Managing Tourism Growth in Europe at its Annual Conference in Malmö, Sweden, on June 14. Produced in partnership […]
June 26, 2018

MAKE TOURISM MATTER: Europe’s urban tourism organisations want to make a difference for cities and communities

The European Cities Marketing (ECM) International Conference in Malmö marked a new beginning for many European DMOs starting a new strategic conversation about the social and […]