While 75% of families in the Netherlands are planning a foreign holiday this year, there has been a rise in the number of families who intend to holiday at home, the Dutch tourism board NBTC said on Tuesday.
Some 2.6 million people will spend their summer break in the Netherlands this year, an increase of 100,000 on 2015, the NBTC said. Of them, 1.1 million people will head for a campsite and 900,000 for a holiday park.
France and Spain remain the top draw for foreign holidays and both Greece and Turkey have been hit hard by political developments, the NBTC said.
The number of holidaymakers heading for Turkey, where there has been a spate of bomb attacks, is down 39%. Greece, which is grappling with the refugee crisis, has seen a downturn in bookings from the Netherlands of 29%.
Nevertheless, the two Mediterranean countries remain 9th and 6th on the list of most popular foreign destinations.
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