Jos Vranken

Jan 22 '18 10:10

The number of foreign tourists who visited the Netherlands last year increased by 11 percent to a total of 17.6 million people, according to figures from NBTC Holland Marketing. Together they spent 12.9 billion euros in the Netherlands, AD reports.

Most foreign visitors came from Germany last year. Over 5 million Germans visited the Netherlands. Belgium came in second place with over 2.2 million visitors, and the United Kingdom with just under 2.2 million. The number of visitors from Russia increased the most with 33 percent to around 175 thousand. 

Jan 19 '16 15:30

A massive 14.9 million international tourists visited the Netherlands last year, an increase of 7 percent compared to 2014, according to an estimate by NBTC Holland Marketing. The nearly 15 million visitors spent approximately 37.2 million nights in the Netherlands.

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