Research

July 26, 2022

A heterogeneous recovery but cities regain their leadership towards regions and nations, shows CityDNA Benchmarking Report 2021-22

COVID-19 pandemic continued to disrupt tourism industry in 2021, although to a lesser extent than in 2020. CityDNA Benchmarking Report determined that the cities included in […]
January 7, 2022

European Cities Marketing launches an insights report mapping the world of the digital nomad and how cities can boost their attractiveness

We hear the words ‘digital nomad’ all the time, yet who are we really talking about, and why do destinations seem so keen to attract them? […]
November 9, 2021

TIME FOR DMOcracy: European cities to empower their local community in the future of tourism

17 lead urban destinations convened for the launch of Time for DMOcracy – a new collaborative project to roll out across Europe and North America. Time […]
October 20, 2021

European cities to take a new role after urban tourism being the most hardly hit by the COVID crisis

The release of the leading benchmark of the tourism industry – the ECM Benchmarking Report 2020-2021 demonstrates the immense impact of the pandemic on European city […]
October 4, 2021

ECM Pre-Conference / After the Pandemic: The Whats and Whatnots

The Pre-Conference gathered experts of data, trends, marketing and decision-making that helped answer many questions for what’s next. The fast-paced exploration started with the completely fresh […]
June 10, 2021

COMMUNITY HEROES SERIES #4 – Meet Magnus Hessbo!

MEET, SHARE AND GROW TOGETHER! The secret of any strong community?… people! Our ECM community is powered by members and partners working to not only stand […]
December 7, 2020

European cities’ heartbeat shows resilience in a difficult context. Early fall confirms a rebound of visitor satisfaction. Tourists’ sentiment on Sanitary Safety remains positive.

European Cities Marketing (ECM) and TCI Research partner to monitor the COVID-19 city tourism rebound with the TRAVELSAT© Cities’ Heartbeat Dashboard. This partnership promotes and delivers […]
December 2, 2020

Reports on bednights and meetings in 2019: a compelling evidence of the economic significance of European city tourism

European Cities Marketing launched the ECM Benchmarking Report and the ECM Meetings Statistics Report with results from the year 2019 respectively on Bednights and Meetings in […]
November 17, 2020

Tourist hotspots glimmer in Europe’s travel gloom

The latest edition of the ECM-ForwardKeys Quarterly Barometer, published jointly by ForwardKeys, the travel analytics company, and the non-profit organisation, European Cities Marketing, reveals that Europe’s […]