May 24, 2022

ETOA – European Tour Operators Association

ETOA is the voice of European Inbound Travel, with over 500 members.
May 24, 2022

Saint Elmo’s

May 23, 2022

CityDNA Summer School enlarges its scope towards destination regeneration and diversity

In challenging times, it is fundamental to keep our values high and stay one step ahead. City Destinations Alliance is proud to contribute to the resilience […]
May 20, 2022

Towards free movement of travellers within and into Europe

Resilience of the EUDCC System is Critical for EU Tourism Crisis Preparedness The European Tourism Manifesto alliance, the voice of the travel and tourism sector in […]
May 18, 2022


The rebranding into City Destinations Alliance marked a key shift that has been underway for several years, and accelerated by the pandemic, namely that destination leadership involves much more than marketing. And last but not least, we are much more than a network; we are an alliance.
May 18, 2022


More and more cities adopt a more holistic approach in the way they work, seeking for a better balance between visitors and inhabitants. A third forum on City Marketing was recently added to the portfolio in order to meet those needs. In addition to the President, there are now three Vice-Presidents who represent the three main subject areas that modern destination management and destination marketing organizations deal with. The name European Cities Marketing then revealed its full potential and the brand was refreshed in 2013.
May 18, 2022


Both associations merged forming European Cities Marketing, including one forum for Leisure and one for Meetings Industry related activities.
May 18, 2022


ECT and EFCT were both working in the Tourism and Meetings Industry landscape and significantly expanded over the years. More than 50% of ECT and EFCT members belonged to both Associations and discussions logically came up to find synergies.
May 18, 2022


FECTO built a more powerful identity which became European Cities Tourism (ECT).