July 7, 2020

European Cities Marketing call for an open and permanent dialogue between European institutions and local destinations

PRESS RELEASE. ECM call for an open and permanent dialogue between European institutions and local destinations. Travel & Tourism is one of the world’s largest economic […]
March 5, 2020

Flight bookings to Europe dive as coronavirus reaches Italy

Cancellations exceed new bookings to Italy; Europe is 79.0% down A report by ForwardKeys, the travel analytics company, commissioned by European Cities Marketing (ECM), reveals that […]
April 4, 2016

Europe hotel industry reports positive figures for February 2016

The European hotel industry recorded positive results in the three key performance metrics when reported in euro constant currency, according to February 2016 data from STR. Read […]
March 29, 2016

Ljubljana becomes greenest city in Europe

On 10 March 2016, Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, formally turned into Europe’s Green Capital 2016, the EU title it was awarded for its sustainable development […]
March 16, 2016

Record €23.7 billion spent on hotels in Europe in 2015 as transactions reach highest level ever

In 2015, European hotel transaction volume totalled €23.7 billion, a record level and an increase of 66% on the previous year, according to the annual European Hotel […]
November 2, 2015

International tourist arrivals up 4% driven by strong results in Europe

International tourist arrivals grew by 4.3% in the first eight months of 2015 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, fuelled by strong results in […]
October 30, 2015

Turismo de Portugal is Europe’s Leading Tourist Board

Turismo de Portugal won the World Travel Awards 2015, known as the “Tourism Oscars” in the best European Official Tourism Agency category (Europe’s Leading Tourist Board). Read […]
August 3, 2015

New variables on US outbound travelers

A new survey was fielded in 2012 which offered extra passenger characteristics. Year-over-year comparisons are enhanced with the release of the 2014 data. Among the Top 5 overseas […]