Recent attacks in Turkey have been a blow to the countries tourism. Bookings to travel to Turkey is currently 40 percent lower than a year ago, tour operator TUI announced along with its quarterly figures.
Research office NBTC-NIPO thinks that Dutch people will go on vacation more often and spend more money on holiday this year. After several years of slight decrease and stabilization last year, the total number of holidays is expected to rise this year by around 2 percent
Just an hour after Minister Frans Timmermans' meeting with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Tuesday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte confirmed in Parliament that the Foreign Affairs Minister is indeed the Dutch candidate for the new commission