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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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