🇳🇱 Netherlands

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 […]
7 October 2020

Covid-19: Dutch hospitals have run out of leading treatment

Dutch hospitals have used up all their stock of Remdesivir, a US-made drug for treating severe Covid-19 patients and the first one to be approved by […]
29 September 2020

10 Places you need to visit in Rotterdam

Rotterdam, the second-largest city and municipality in the Netherlands, is not far from Brussels. And it is Europe’s largest seaport. The near-complete destruction of the city […]
27 September 2020

Maastricht: The city of the
European Union Treaty

Maastricht is a city and a municipality in the south-eastern part of The Netherlands, adjacent to the border with Belgium. This is where the European Union […]
15 September 2020

Greenpeace to fight €3.4 billion
state aid granted to KLM

Environmental NGO Greenpeace has threatened to take KLM to court over the €3.4 billion state aid to Dutch flag carrier. The NGO demands the Dutch government […]
24 August 2020

Amsterdam in one day

Amsterdam is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. What makes Amsterdam so special? Some people say, “the canals, the Dutch houses, the cheese, […]
3 August 2020

Fight on KLM flight: Two passengers refuse to wear masks

On Friday, July 31st, a violent brawl occurred on a KLM flight bound for Ibiza when two inebriated passengers refused to wear their masks. The flight […]
17 July 2020

More than €800 million:
The cost of Covid-19 for Heineken

Heineken has reported losses in the first half of this year as a result of the restrictions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Dutch brewer posted […]
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