🇳🇱 Netherlands


13 April 2021

Dutch tourists head to Greece for all-inclusive ‘test holiday’

On Monday afternoon a group of 189 Dutch tourists travelled from the Netherlands to the Greek island of Rhodes for an eight day “test holiday”. The […]
31 March 2021

25,000 Dutch people sign up for Covid holiday pilot scheme in Rhodes

Dutch travel company Sunweb has announced that it plans to take nearly 200 people for an eight-day holiday in Greece. One of the main goals is […]
11 March 2021

Texel set to be the first plastic-free Dutch island

Plastic is everywhere. One look in your cupboards will probably suffice to see that we live in a world where almost everything comes packaged. On trip […]
8 March 2021

This is what Amsterdam would look like if it were set amidst the mountains

When thinking of Amsterdam, we all have a pretty similar way to picture the city. The Dutch capital is known for its picturesque canals, for its […]
17 February 2021

Ice-skating and fun on Amsterdam’s frozen canals

The past couple of weeks temperatures dropped so much in Northern Europe that Dutch figure skater Linden van Bemmel was able to skate on Amsterdam’s frozen […]
16 February 2021

Basic-Fit borrows 150 million euros to avoid bankruptcy

The Covid-19 pandemic has put many businesses in trouble, one recent brand to announce difficulties is Dutch gym chain, Basic-Fit. Basic-Fit has had to take out […]
3 February 2021
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Plastic islands could be the new concept of Urban Spaces

Plastic debris is already polluting the human food chain. Floating plastic debris has been found to transfer into marine species. Research shows that marine life that […]
14 January 2021

‘Coffee shop’ tourism might soon be banned in Amsterdam

Visiting Amsterdam’s famous ‘coffee shops’ might no longer be possible after the coronavirus pandemic because of a recent announcement: the city’s mayor is considering banning foreigners […]
14 December 2020

Covid-19: Schiphol gets ready to transport the vaccine

The Dutch government recently announced that the first vaccinations will probably take place in the Netherlands starting in January. But how does the vaccine actually get […]
7 December 2020

KLM and Delta to offer guaranteed Covid-free flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam

KLM and Delta will offer Covid-free flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam from December 15th, 2020. The airlines have joined efforts with the Dutch Government, Amsterdam Airport […]
24 November 2020

Curbing emissions: Fewer flights, more trains in Europe

An Action Agenda for Train and Aviation has been sent to the Dutch Lower House on Monday, November 23rd, proposing a stronger international train network that […]
17 November 2020

Curbing emissions: New €7.45 tax per passenger departing from a Dutch airport in 2021

As of the 1st of January 2021, every passenger departing from an airport in the Netherlands will pay an additional tax of €7.45. The Dutch government […]
15 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Netherlands 🇳🇱

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 15th. Lockdown in the Netherlands It was announced on Monday that the Netherlands will go into its […]
3 November 2020

Dutch government freezes state aid destined to help KLM

On Saturday October 31st, the Dutch government took the decision to freeze the release of 3.4 billion euros aimed to provide a lifeline to KLM in […]
21 October 2020

KLM reopens voluntary resignation scheme due to sustained low demand

On October 19th, KLM reopened a voluntary resignation scheme (Vrijwillige Vertrekregeling 2020) presented to specific divisions and departments in order to reduce involuntary dismissals. The aim […]
14 October 2020

Netherlands enforces partial lockdown starting tonight

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has announced the Netherlands will go into a partial lockdown from 10:00 PM Wednesday (tonight) in order to combat the spread […]
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