Amsterdam

Amsterdam has all the benefits, as well as the disadvantages, of a multi-cultural city. There is an excellent choice of cultural, shopping and sporting facilities, but in some areas drug-related crime, poverty and racial tensions are serious problems. Housing prices are low compared with many other...

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Schiphol growing fast

Schiphol has now become the fastest growing airport in the European Union. With an added one million passengers in 2012 it overtook Madrid to become the fourth busiest airport in the EU. Passeng...
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Amsterdam hotel prices among highest in Europe

Hotel rooms in Amsterdam have been rated as some of the most expensive in Europe in the Hotel Price Index 2010, carried out by hotel booking website hotels.com. Amsterdam prices rose nine per cent yea...
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Amsterdam

Amsterdam authorities, hoping to attract increased hotel investment in the city, have produced a how-to hotel guide for potential international investors and hotel operators. City authorities expects...
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New director for Anne Frank Museum

The director of the Anne Frank Foundation, Hans Westra, who has held the post for 27 years, has announced his resignation. The Foundation, based in Amsterdam, is responsible for running the museum of...
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Ice skating in Amsterdam.

Ice-skating rinks have been set up on the Leidseplein between Leidsestraat and Stadsschouwburg (open until 11 Jan), at the Westergasfabriek and on the Beursplein (both open until 4 Jan). The 20mx18m r...
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Youth hostel chain inaugurates new centre in Amsterdam.

The Stayokay youth hostel chain, which runs 30 hostels in the Netherlands, has opened its third Amsterdam hostel in a quiet neighbourhood to the east of the city centre. To celebrate the opening, the...