European City Marketing 14th edition of Banchmarking Report - Figures from more than 120 European cities!

5th Mar, 2018

Gathering insights from more than 120 participating European cities, the European Cities Marketing’s (ECM) Benchmarking Report 2018 will provide a unique perspective on the volume of urban tourism in Europe.

The report will provide the latest figures on the performance of leading European cities in 2017 and illustrate the main trends in city tourism between 2013 and 2017, enabling individual city destinations to benchmark themselves in terms of volume and other parameters, especially key source markets.

The ECM Benchmarking Report is undoubtedly a must-read for city tourism professionals, consultants, academics and students.


  • The most recent achievements/successes of the leading cities in Europe
  • The latest performance, development & benchmark of European cities including number of international & domestic bednights.
  • The most attractive cities for visitors from China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, UK or the USA
  • Source market reviews 2017
  • The latest developments of tourism demand in Europe
  • City Tourism Trends in 2017 for total bednights, international bednights, in 9 markets
  • Tourism density in European cities
  • Bed capacities and occupancies
The 14th edition of the Benchmarking Report will provide a vital perspective on the volume of urban tourism in Europe, enabling individual city destinations to chart trends and to bench­mark themselves in terms of volume and other parameters, especially key source markets. It will present compelling evidence of the economic significance of contemporary urban tourism. Put simply, cities are the dominant geographical focus of European tourism, especially the lucrative (and therefore much sought after!) short break and congress and/or conventions segments.

The Preliminary results for the 14th edition, click here


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