Covid-19

Covid-19

March 5, 2020

Flight bookings to Europe dive as coronavirus reaches Italy

Cancellations exceed new bookings to Italy; Europe is 79.0% down A report by ForwardKeys, the travel analytics company, commissioned by European Cities Marketing (ECM), reveals that […]
March 6, 2020

IMPORTANT: postponing of ECM spring meeting in Graz

After careful consideration, the ECM Board came to the decision of postponing the Spring Meeting in Graz, most likely to later this year, possibly in Autumn. […]
March 18, 2020

JMIC President Statement on WHO, IMEX Announcements and the Role of the Meetings Industry in Economic Recovery

Joint Meetings Industry Council President Kai Hattendorf recently responds to World Health Organization and IMEX announcements on Covid-19. He has called upon all industry members to […]
April 7, 2020

“A New Tomorrow” ECM Covid-19 response

ECM wants to continue to empower the conversation during this unprecedented situation with “A New Tomorrow”. Following input and needs of our members, we have now […]
April 17, 2020
Jack Johnson, Chief Advocacy Officer at Destinations International

An Opportunity for Destination Organizations to Be Seen as a Community Asset

#ANEWTOMORROW BLOG By Jack Johnson, Chief Advocacy Officer at Destinations International A while back CBS News in the United States reported results from a new poll […]
April 17, 2020

What will be the biggest challenges for DMOs in the coming weeks and months ?

April 8, 2020 In a focused session, our ECM members and partners shared some of their newest insights and data to help us understand what our […]
April 17, 2020

Travel & Tourism in the aftermath

April 22, 2020   In a focused session, our ECM partners shared some of their newest insights and data to help us prepare and navigate the […]
April 28, 2020
The DMMO Covid-19 Continuity Checklist

The DMMO Covid-19 Continuity Checklist

European Cities Marketing, the network of 125 European DMMOs improving the competitiveness and performance of leading cities of Europe, is publishing today “The DMMO Covid-19 Continuity […]
April 29, 2020
Sara Pastor, Managing Director of Destinations, Adara

Destinations, QUO VADIS?

#ANEWTOMORROW BLOG By Sara Pastor, Managing Director of Destinations, Adara Before Corona, destinations were struggling to shift their roles from promotion to management to ensure better, […]
May 6, 2020

A NEW TOMORROW FOR CHINESE TOURISM IS COMING

A CONVERSATION WITH…   As part of the A New Tomorrow series of European Cities Marketing, Signe Jungersted of Group NAO interviewed Roy Graff, Managing Director […]
May 7, 2020
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ECM-TOPOSOPHY webinar presenting DMMO Covid-19 Continuity Checklist

May 6, 2020 On April 28, European Cities Marketing published “The DMMO Covid-19 Continuity Checklist – An ECM Guide for Sustainable Recovery”. Elaborated in partnership with […]
May 14, 2020
By Jeremy Sampson, CEO of the Travel Foundation

Tourism will rebound. So will the well-known problems…

LONG THINKER PANEL By Jeremy Sampson, CEO of the Travel Foundation When overtourism was still a hot topic for debate, I’d often think about the fable […]