Tourism Industry

Tourism Industry

July 24, 2014

ECM presents the results of Tourism in Europe through its Benchmarking Report 2014

In 2013 European Cities achieved an average relative growth in total bednights of 3.5%. In the last five years, the average yearly international bednight growth rate […]
August 5, 2014

Geneva voted “Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014”

Geneva, the cosmopolitan and fascinating city of Switzerland, has been named “Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014” at the World Travel Awards (WTA). Considered the ‘Oscars’ […]
October 1, 2014

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 […]
October 27, 2014

ECM launches 1st Edition of TIC Expert Meeting: exchanging know-how to enhance Tourist Information Centres

More than 70 TIC managers and staff from 37 leading European Cities met on October 16-17 in Luxembourg for the first TIC Expert Meeting to develop […]
October 31, 2014

Geneva Tourism Launches the “Geneva Girls’ Guide”, a Guide Fully Dedicated to Women, Focusing on Girls’ Getaways

Geneva Tourism aims for its city to become the preferred women’s destination in Europe, and has launched the “Geneva Girls’ Guide”, a guide comprising hundreds of […]
November 10, 2014

A new platform for City Cards across Europe: We Love City Cards!

Through the European Cities Marketing network, 43 cities from 23 countries launched a new common brand to market their City Cards: We Love City Cards! This end […]
December 5, 2014

Long haul arrivals trends in Europe boosted by China and Middle East markets during third quarter of 2014

The new results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys highlight that international arrivals in Europe globally increased compared to previous year, and […]
January 15, 2015

Tel Aviv on a Winning Streak for Smart Innovation & Creativity

Tel Aviv is a city in the spotlight after it received three huge international recognition in quick succession at the end of 2014. In early November, Tel Aviv received […]
January 27, 2015

Balancing visitors and inhabitants | European Cities to share experiences at Gijón Conference

The European Cities Marketing Spring Meeting in Gijón will be held February 4-7, 2015 and will be dedicated to “Balancing visitors and inhabitants”. Worldwide tourism is […]
February 19, 2015

Implementing solutions to control mass tourism, a challenge for European cities

Worldwide tourism exponential growth (+276% international travellers in 30 years) leads European cities to face an increasing number of visitors and crowded spots, thus disturbing the […]
February 21, 2015

New App: Going Local Berlin shows the “real Berlin”

visitBerlin mobile travel app is the first to focus on Berlin’s districts. Berlin’s ready to be explored from a whole new angle with the new visitBerlin […]
March 4, 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. […]