ECM

December 16, 2008
Analysing seasonal patterns in TourMIS The picture is clear in everyone’s mind: European cities are now packed with tourists, the streets full of people holding a map in one hand and a camera in the other, queues at the entrance of the main attractions, hotel rooms fully booked and the traffic congested. But as soon as the Christmas Season is over, the number of visitors can rapidly diminish making these same places look like ghost towns – until the next wave.

Analysing seasonal patterns in TourMIS

The picture is clear in everyone’s mind: European cities are now packed with tourists, the streets full of people holding a map in one hand and a camera in the other, queues at the entrance of the main attractions, hotel rooms fully booked and the traffic congested. But as soon as the Christmas Season is over, the number of visitors can rapidly diminish making these same places look like ghost towns – until the next wave.
October 1, 2014
European Cities Marketing

Hotel performances across Europe stay globally positive in the 1st semester 2014

The new results from the ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report1 highlight differences between destinations but also continuity in the positive trends since 2013 for almost all […]
April 20, 2015
European Cities Marketing

Europe’s hotel industry made a comeback in 2014

After difficult years for some European Countries, the first signs of economic growth appeared again in 2014 and the hotel activity has regained the road to […]
June 1, 2015

11th TourMIS Workshop, 10th -11th September, 2015

The 11th TourMIS Workshop, 10th -11th September, 2015, is organised by European Cities Marketing, European Travel Commission, United Nations World Tourism Organization, and MODUL University Vienna. […]
June 1, 2015

European City tourism to resume positive growth in 2014, bolstered by international bednights and the recovery of traditional markets.

European Cities Marketing (ECM), the network dedicated to increase competitiveness and performance of leading cities in Europe, releases its annual ECM Benchmarking Report later this year. […]
June 1, 2015

Europe’s hotel industry made a comeback in 2014

After difficult years for some European Countries, the first signs of economic growth appeared again in 2014 and the hotel activity has regained the road to […]
June 1, 2015

Long-haul arrivals in Europe still growing during first quarter of 2015

The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys highlight that international arrivals are still growing during first quarter […]
June 1, 2015

How innovative data visualization can widen the audience of statistical data and boost operational decision-making. A case study.

For years, Amsterdam Marketing (AM) has been collecting data about corporate and non-corporate meetings taking place in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. This is a time-consuming – […]
July 15, 2015
European Cities Marketing

Growth returns in the long run to European cities’ hotel industry

The new results from the ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* highlight that long-term growth has returned to Europe’s hotel industry with new performances improvement in the […]
September 24, 2015
European Cities Marketing

Growth in European cities’ hotel industry well established for the first semester 2015

The results for first semester of 2015 from the ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* confirm the long-term growth for Europe’s hotel industry. With an occupancy rate […]
December 11, 2015

11th TourMIS Users’ Workshop & Monitoring Sustainability

11th TourMIS Users’ Workshop & Monitoring Sustainability: International Seminar on Environmental and Social Tourism Indicators for Measuring Tourism Development Modul University Vienna was pleased to host […]
December 11, 2015

European Cities Marketing and MKG confirm the good health of the hotel industry in Europe since the beginning of 2015

The results from the latest ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* are in.  With an occupancy rate of 71% throughout the European Union at the end of […]