Press Releases

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 […]

European cities reunited in Hamburg

The ECM International Conference in Hamburg on March 30-April 2, 2022 was the opportunity for the 190+ delegates from European cities and beyond to meet again […]

City Destinations Alliance is Born

From March 31, 2022, City Destinations Alliance is the new name and identity of the organisation formerly known as European Cities Marketing. The rebranding marks a […]

RE-UNITED DESTINATIONS: European DMOs meet in Hamburg to discuss tourism as an integral part of the shared DNA that unites our cities

After almost 3 years without an in-person conference, European Cities Marketing (ECM) members will finally reunite on March 30-April 2, 2022 in Hamburg for ECM International […]

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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

This is not a tourism conference: how European cities step out of their comfort zone to create change!

The European Cities Marketing (ECM) Autumn Conference which was held online on September 23-24, 2021 with a pre-conference on September 16, was the opportunity for the […]