ECM (European Cities Marketing), the European network of city tourist offices and convention bureaux, has just signed a partnership contract with Toposophy, aiming to become the leading destination management and marketing agency in Europe.
Toposophy is a destination marketing agency that provides tourism organisations, associations and companies (both public and private) with practical solutions to develop, manage and market places into thriving tourism destinations, accompanying them on every step of the way.
Under the deal, Toposophy will provide ECM member cities with research topics related to the most up-to-date trends and the future itself of destination development and marketing. The portfolio of Toposophy consists of complete solutions for destination strategy & planning, place marketing & branding (online and offline), market intelligence, trade marketing, advocacy & government support, tailor-made to every place’s distinct needs.
“In the past few years, the City Marketing issue has intensified and ECM is responding to this challenge through the creation of a new Knowledge Group and the extension of its market intelligence”, Ignasi de Delàs, the president of European Cities Marketing, said in welcoming the new partnership.
“Thanks to Toposophy, we will be able to have a critical overview of latest international trends in city marketing and turn that information into a competitive advantage, a key to our forward looking strategy”, he added.
Toposophy includes a dedicated team of destination experts and tourism professionals along with fully committed partners at all levels.
“We are delighted to partner with ECM, share information with tourist offices and convention bureaux and exchange views and insights about key trends of European destinations”, Manolis Psarros, the CEO of Toposophy, said.