Articles tagged “the netherlands”

Airlines

Netherlands Proceeds With Schiphol Airport Flight Caps Despite KLM’s Opposition

The Dutch government has argued that flight caps will benefit those living near Schiphol Airport, but the aviation industry is having absolutely none of it and isn't going down without a fight.

Netherlands Proceeds With Schiphol Airport Flight Caps Despite KLM’s Opposition

Cruises

Amsterdam Looks to Ban Cruise Ships to Reduce Mass Tourism

Amsterdam banning large cruise liners would be a major step in curbing overtourism, an issue that has increasingly plagued the Dutch capital in recent years.

Amsterdam Looks to Ban Cruise Ships to Reduce Mass Tourism

Hotels

Pillows Hotels Makes a Boutique Play in the Netherlands and Belgium

It's no small feat for Loes Dingemans to grow a boutique hotel chain to six properties during a pandemic. But she may face high barriers to expanding the Pillows brand across Europe.

Pillows Hotels Makes a Boutique Play in the Netherlands and Belgium

Online Travel

Booking Holdings to Repay $110 Million in Pandemic Aid After Dutch Criticism About Bonuses

Booking Holdings was obviously not going to rescind the executive bonuses, and needs decent relations with both the Dutch government and its employees in the Netherlands, where Booking.com is headquartered. The company did the right thing, albeit under pressure.

Booking Holdings to Repay $110 Million in Pandemic Aid After Dutch Criticism About Bonuses

Tourism

Private Equity Firm KKR to Buy Roompot for $1.1 Billion in Bet on Vacation Parks

The buyout firm KKR paid close to the asking price Roompot, which runs 200 campsites and holiday homes in Denmark, the Netherlands, and elsewhere in Europe. PAI Partners made quite a profit on it, having bought Roompot for only about $700 million in 2016.

Private Equity Firm KKR to Buy Roompot for $1.1 Billion in Bet on Vacation Parks

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

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

Overtourism

Europe’s Tourism Boom Is Slowing Down

Europe's pace of growth looks like it will take a step back this year. Hopefully this will coincide with a continent-wide reassessment of how it can better manage tourism.

Europe’s Tourism Boom Is Slowing Down

Overtourism

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

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.

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

Meetings

Repositioning Amsterdam as ‘Holland City’ to Attract More Conventions

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

Repositioning Amsterdam as ‘Holland City’ to Attract More Conventions