Articles tagged “amsterdam”

Tourism

European Cities Redefine Tourism Goals for Post-Pandemic Boom

Simply waiting for Europe to "get its shot together" isn't an option, say tourism leaders. Destinations have to plan today to win back their fair share of demand tomorrow while juggling sustainability mandates. Tricky.

European Cities Redefine Tourism Goals for Post-Pandemic Boom

Business Travel

This European Sleeper Train Service Wants to Win Over Corporate Travelers

Convincing businesses to opt for longer train journeys, and that this isn't just a "backpacker express," could be a challenge.

This European Sleeper Train Service Wants to Win Over Corporate Travelers

Airline Weekly

Air France-KLM Sees Strength in Amsterdam, Paris Hubs During Recovery

Air France-KLM Sees Strength in Amsterdam, Paris Hubs During Recovery

Coronavirus

Amsterdam’s Mayor Warns Against Rushing to Regain International Tourism

There’s a growing divide between tourism leaders championing the end of travel restrictions and people fearful of the pandemic's reemergence.

Amsterdam’s Mayor Warns Against Rushing to Regain International Tourism

Overtourism

Group Tours Banned From Amsterdam Red-Light District Windows

Amsterdam has banned guided tours from approaching red-light district windows to better protect sex workers from mobs of leering tourists. It's a common sense restriction that still allows groups to explore the area.

Group Tours Banned From Amsterdam Red-Light District Windows

Airlines

Amsterdam’s Second Airport Project Meets Fierce Resistance in the Era of Flight Shaming

The Dutch government is learning that getting buy-in for a second airport may be harder than they realized when climate concerns are taken into account.

Amsterdam’s Second Airport Project Meets Fierce Resistance in the Era of Flight Shaming

Business Travel

Can High-End Travelers Save Amsterdam From Overtourism?

One way to beat overtourism is to target higher-spending visitors. Cities can get away with fewer tourists as long as they spend more. But will that really help solve the issue?

Can High-End Travelers Save Amsterdam From Overtourism?

Business Travel

Amsterdam Turns to Luxury to Allay Overtourism Concerns

When your destination is considered the ultimate hotbed of overtourism, what do you do to reduce crowding? For Amsterdam, the answer lies in luxury.

Amsterdam Turns to Luxury to Allay Overtourism Concerns

Tourism

The Paradox of Taxing Travelers for Overtourism

Are destinations taxing visitors because they don't want them to show up? Actually, the conversation around tourism taxes shows that it's not really fewer visitors that destinations want — it's more resources and management tools to deal with them properly.

The Paradox of Taxing Travelers for Overtourism

Overtourism

Do the Netherlands Really Want Fewer Tourists? Depends on Who You Ask

Amsterdam has too many tourists. Amsterdam should welcome more flights. The Dutch city has become the perfect place to illustrate the competing and overlapping aims of a tourist economy.

Do the Netherlands Really Want Fewer Tourists? Depends on Who You Ask