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Tourism statistics and the use of social media data
This paper describes fundamental research into various possibilities to use data based on publicly available social media for the domain of tourism statistics.
Guests and nights in platform-related accommodations
This discussion paper describes a method to estimate the number of tourists and their overnight stays in platform-related accommodations, such as Airbnb and Booking.
Cruise passengers Bonaire, 2012-2020*
This publication contains table information on cruise passengers that have visited Bonaire between 2012-2020.
Tourism on Bonaire and Saba up in 2019
In 2019, the number of visitor arrivals by air on Bonaire increased by 7 percent relative to the previous year.
Inbound tourism in Caribbean Netherlands 2014 - 2016
This paper presents indicators about inbound tourism on Bonaire, Saba and St Eustatius over the period 2014 - 2016
Over 3.6 million people stay on Dutch camping sites
Last year, 3.6 million people stayed on Dutch camping sites. The number of camping guests has been all but stable since 2000.
Tourism in Dutch Caribbean in 2015
This publication contains an account of tourism on the islands of Bonaire, Saba and Sint-Eustatius in 2015.
30 percent fewer tourist overnight stays in 2020
In 2020, the number of overnight stays in tourist accommodations in the Netherlands fell by 30 percent to 86.2 million relative to the previous year.
More campsite guests in first half of 2018
In the first six months of 2018, Dutch campsites accommodated almost 1.6 million guests, 7.5 percent more than in the same period last year. The sharpest increase in this period was represented by...
Caribbean Netherlands tourism recovered partially in 2021
In 2021, inbound tourism in the Caribbean Netherlands showed signs of recovery. The signs were evident in the numbers of visitor arrivals by air on Saba and St Eustatius.
More tourism on St Eustatius and Saba in first half of 2022
In the first six months of 2022, the number of visitor arrivals by air on St Eustatius and Saba was one and a half times as high as in the same period last year.
Tourism on Bonaire seems to be picking up; 9 thousand visitors in June
In 2020, tourism in the Caribbean Netherlands declined sharply due to the measures and flight restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Overnight guest numbers nearing pre-pandemic levels
In 2022, the number of guests staying in Dutch overnight accommodations increased by 40 percent year on year, to 44 million.
Thefts along the coast peak in summertime
On the coast, minor property crimes are more frequent during the summer compared to the rest of the year. Over one-quarter of the pickpocketing cases which were registered in coastal areas during the...
The Netherlands more popular with Chinese tourists
Tourists from Germany, Belgium and the UK spend most nights in the Netherlands.
Tourism sector mainly grows through foreign tourists
The contribution of the tourism sector to Dutch GDP rose from 3.2 percent in 2010 to 3.6 percent in 2013 according to the latest figures released by Statistics Netherlands today. The tourism sector...
Tourism in the Caribbean Netherlands in 2017
This paper presents indicators about inbound tourism on Bonaire, Saba and St Eustatius over the period 2015 – 2017
Caribbean Netherlands: nearly 60 percent more air passengers in 2021
In 2021, more than 290 thousand travellers passed through the airports of Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba. This represents an increase of almost 60 percent on 2020, yet still a 36-percent decrease...
Record number of tourists booking overnight stays
In the third quarter of 2022, Dutch hotels, holiday parks and group accommodations received a total of 14.6 million guests.
Nearly 10 million overnight tourists in July and August
During the summer months of July and August this year, the number of guests staying at Dutch overnight accommodations rose to nearly 10 million.
Tourism sector increasingly important
The tourism sector is becoming ever more important to the Dutch economy.
National and international tourism booming
International tourism has grown by 4.8% worldwide following the 2008 economic crisis.