March 18, 2016

Visitors need authentiCITY!

City branding is the process of image communication to a target market. During last European Cities Marketing meeting in Madrid, European cities investigated the state of […]
March 7, 2016

European cities continued to attract growing numbers of tourists despite a troubled year in Europe: bednights up 4.2% in 2015

European Cities Marketing announces 4.2% growth in city tourism in 2015. London, Paris and Rome take top slots: China grows by 32%, Italy and Russia struggle […]
November 30, 2015

European Cities Marketing and MKG confirm the good health of the hotel industry in Europe since the beginning of 2015

The results from the latest ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* are in.  With an occupancy rate of 71% throughout the European Union at the end of […]
October 21, 2015

European cities’ TIC staffs say it with their bodies!

71 product managers representing 39 leading European Cities recently met in Amsterdam for the second edition of the TIC Expert Meeting to exchange knowledge and best […]
September 24, 2015

Growth in European cities’ hotel industry well established for the first semester 2015

The results for first semester of 2015 from the ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* confirm the long-term growth for Europe’s hotel industry. With an occupancy rate […]
September 15, 2015

Future of Events 2016 – ‘Innovating events, developing professionals’

The inaugural edition of Future of Events 2016 will take place on August 22-24, 2016 at Amsterdam RAI. The theme of this new Conference and Tradeshow […]
July 3, 2015

ECM Benchmarking Report 2015 confirms the emergence of a strong positive city tourism trend

A strong positive trend in percentage growth rate for ECM report cities has emerged again this year, achieving a rate of 5.7% in total bednights and […]
June 19, 2015

ICCA releases most popular cities and countries for association meetings by participant numbers

As part of its public abstract of the ICCA statistics report aimed at international associations, ICCA published for the first time country and city rankings by […]
June 12, 2015

ECM to announce new Executive Committee and Board Members

At the General Assembly of European Cities Marketing held in Turin on June 2015, Board Members, Treasurer, Vice-President for Meetings Industry and President were elected by […]