Articles tagged “holland”

Overtourism Countermeasures Include Limits on Cruise Ships and Short-Term Rentals

Overtourism Countermeasures Include Limits on Cruise Ships and Short-Term Rentals

Patrick Whyte, Skift

We've been talking about overtourism for a while now and it's good to see cities getting more creative when it comes to managing numbers. Visitors are going to keep coming to the likes of Barcelona, Dubrovnik, and Amsterdam, and therefore these places are going to have to get smarter about managing the flow of people, whether they already live there or not.

1 year ago

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Holland Wants to Attract More Conventions to Dutch Cities Not Called Amsterdam

Holland Wants to Attract More Conventions to Dutch Cities Not Called Amsterdam

Greg Oates, SkiftX

The "HollandCity" vision capitalizes on the close proximity of Holland's largest urban centers, much like New York City's boroughs, to provide conference organizers with a more holistic overview of the country's major industry clusters.

1 year ago

A Holland Tourism Alliance and 3-Year Video Campaign Help Drive U.S. Arrivals

A Holland Tourism Alliance and 3-Year Video Campaign Help Drive U.S. Arrivals

Greg Oates, Skift

The multi-year "Holland: The Original Cool" tourism campaign is a lesson in modern video storytelling, incorporating long- and short-form content pushing both national and local messaging. It also shows the value of taking risks to engage audiences with branded content.

3 years ago

Amsterdam Mayor Can’t Blunt Overtourism Visitor Boom

Amsterdam Mayor Can’t Blunt Overtourism Visitor Boom

Martijn van der Starre, Bloomberg

Many destinations around the world would love to have Amsterdam's problem -- too much tourism. But that doesn't reduce the complexities in finding a workable balance between maintaining a nice way of life for residents and attracting tourism dollars. In Amsterdam, the inherent conflict will lead to something new. We just don't know what that is yet.

3 years ago

Dutch City Reimagines the European Central Train Station

Dutch City Reimagines the European Central Train Station

Greg Oates, Skift

The wildy inventive design at Arnhem Central helps position the city as more than just a mere transfer point for people enroute to Amsterdam.

4 years ago

Repositioning Amsterdam as ‘Holland City’ to Attract More Conventions

Repositioning Amsterdam as ‘Holland City’ to Attract More Conventions

Greg Oates, Skift

This is the first time a convention bureau has launched an official website promoting a destination's intellectual software ahead of its infrastructure hardware.

4 years ago