Monday 30 November 2020
New panoramic views in Amsterdam and Rotterdam

New panoramic views in Amsterdam and Rotterdam

The Netherlands gained two new panoramic viewpoints over the weekend, one in Amsterdam and one in Rotterdam. In Amsterdam, the former Shell offices on the north bank of the IJ reopened on Saturday with the name Adam Toren. The 80 metre tower offers a fast lift service to the observation deck with views as far away as the coastal dunes and Utrecht. The price of a ticket for the lift – €17 – makes the trip one of the more... More >


Travel firms to brief holidaymakers on their trip’s environmental footprint

Travel firms to brief holidaymakers on their trip’s environmental footprint

Dutch travel firms are to start informing holidaymakers how much environmental damage their trip is doing by listing ‘holiday footprints’ in brochures and on websites, travel sector organisation ANVR says in Tuesday’s Volkskrant. ‘We aim to eventually allow consumers to calculate their own holiday footprint via an app or website,’ ANVR spokesman Gerben Hardeman told the paper. ‘We are still a long way off that. But we are now working with a group of travel firms to determine how we... More >