Tourist numbers set to rise 100,000 this summer

tourists suitcases amsterdamSome 3.2 million tourists are expected to spend part of the summer in the Netherlands this year, a rise of 100,000 on 2014, according to the NBTC tourist board.

Germans and Belgians account for the bulk of the increase, with Germany providing one-third of the total number of foreign visitors. The Dutch coast is a major draw for summer visitors.

The number of Dutch nationals holidaying in the Netherlands is unchanged from last year at around 4.5 million, the NBTC said.

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