Visitor Insight - 2017 / 2016

Visitor Insight - 2017 / 2016

2017: A jump start?

General developments in Amsterdam

The number of overnight stays in hotels within Amsterdam increased with 10,3% for the first 4 months of 2017 compared to 2016. The number of international visitor overnight stays increased with 11,6% and for domestic visitor overnight stays with 3,8%. Next to this, the business overnight stays increased with a percentage of 8,1 for the first 4 months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016.

Furthermore, when the focus lies upon the hotel overnight stays from visitors derived from our key markets, a growth can be detected by the number of visitors derived from the United States of America (+28,2%), Italy (+13,4%), Germany (+12,9%) and the United Kingdom (+10,8%). The number of hotel overnight stay visitors from France and Spain increased slightly,  respectively with 2,1% and 1,3%. A decrease can be detected from the number of hotel overnight stays from visitors from Belgium (-1,6%).
Visitors from opportunity markets inceased significantly. Russian visitors are returning after a period of vast decrease. Th number of bednights by these visitors increased tremendously by 44,7% in the first 4 months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. The number of bednights of Chinese and Brazilian visitors increased as well, by 20,7% and ,5%. Australian visitors  remained the same during this period.

Visitor arrivals at Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam attractions

The number of foreign visitor arrivals at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has increased for the first half of the year 2017 with 9,3% compared to the same period in the year 2016. Next to this, the visits of the attractions has increased. The number of visitors increased with 24,3%  during the first 5 months of the year 2017 (compared to the same period in the year 2016). The number of visits of museums increased in this period with 1,0% (compared to the same period in the year 2016).

Developments in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

The number of hotel overnight stays in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (excl. Amsterdam) increased with 9,7% for the period from January to April 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. The number of visitor overnight stays can be divided by domestic visitors (4,3%) and international visitors (14,7%).

Overall, the visitor trends of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area are mostly similar to the visitor trends of Amsterdam. 

 

2017: A jump start?

General developments in Amsterdam

The number of overnight stays in hotels within Amsterdam increased with 10,3% for the first 4 months of 2017 compared to 2016. The number of international visitor overnight stays increased with 11,6% and for domestic visitor overnight stays with 3,8%. Next to this, the business overnight stays increased with a percentage of 8,1 for the first 4 months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016.

Furthermore, when the focus lies upon the hotel overnight stays from visitors derived from our key markets, a growth can be detected by the number of visitors derived from the United States of America (+28,2%), Italy (+13,4%), Germany (+12,9%) and the United Kingdom (+10,8%). The number of hotel overnight stay visitors from France and Spain increased slightly,  respectively with 2,1% and 1,3%. A decrease can be detected from the number of hotel overnight stays from visitors from Belgium (-1,6%).
Visitors from opportunity markets inceased significantly. Russian visitors are returning after a period of vast decrease. Th number of bednights by these visitors increased tremendously by 44,7% in the first 4 months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. The number of bednights of Chinese and Brazilian visitors increased as well, by 20,7% and ,5%. Australian visitors  remained the same during this period.

Visitor arrivals at Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam attractions

The number of foreign visitor arrivals at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has increased for the first half of the year 2017 with 9,3% compared to the same period in the year 2016. Next to this, the visits of the attractions has increased. The number of visitors increased with 24,3%  during the first 5 months of the year 2017 (compared to the same period in the year 2016). The number of visits of museums increased in this period with 1,0% (compared to the same period in the year 2016).

Developments in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

The number of hotel overnight stays in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (excl. Amsterdam) increased with 9,7% for the period from January to April 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. The number of visitor overnight stays can be divided by domestic visitors (4,3%) and international visitors (14,7%).

Overall, the visitor trends of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area are mostly similar to the visitor trends of Amsterdam. 

 

2017: A jump start?

General developments in Amsterdam

The number of overnight stays in hotels within Amsterdam increased with 10,3% for the first 4 months of 2017 compared to 2016. The number of international visitor overnight stays increased with 11,6% and for domestic visitor overnight stays with 3,8%. Next to this, the business overnight stays increased with a percentage of 8,1 for the first 4 months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016.

Furthermore, when the focus lies upon the hotel overnight stays from visitors derived from our key markets, a growth can be detected by the number of visitors derived from the United States of America (+28,2%), Italy (+13,4%), Germany (+12,9%) and the United Kingdom (+10,8%). The number of hotel overnight stay visitors from France and Spain increased slightly,  respectively with 2,1% and 1,3%. A decrease can be detected from the number of hotel overnight stays from visitors from Belgium (-1,6%).
Visitors from opportunity markets inceased significantly. Russian visitors are returning after a period of vast decrease. Th number of bednights by these visitors increased tremendously by 44,7% in the first 4 months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. The number of bednights of Chinese and Brazilian visitors increased as well, by 20,7% and ,5%. Australian visitors  remained the same during this period.

Visitor arrivals at Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam attractions

The number of foreign visitor arrivals at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has increased for the first half of the year 2017 with 9,3% compared to the same period in the year 2016. Next to this, the visits of the attractions has increased. The number of visitors increased with 24,3%  during the first 5 months of the year 2017 (compared to the same period in the year 2016). The number of visits of museums increased in this period with 1,0% (compared to the same period in the year 2016).

Developments in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

The number of hotel overnight stays in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (excl. Amsterdam) increased with 9,7% for the period from January to April 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. The number of visitor overnight stays can be divided by domestic visitors (4,3%) and international visitors (14,7%).

Overall, the visitor trends of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area are mostly similar to the visitor trends of Amsterdam. 

 

2017: A jump start?

General developments in Amsterdam

The number of overnight stays in hotels within Amsterdam increased with 10,3% for the first 4 months of 2017 compared to 2016. The number of international visitor overnight stays increased with 11,6% and for domestic visitor overnight stays with 3,8%. Next to this, the business overnight stays increased with a percentage of 8,1 for the first 4 months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016.

Furthermore, when the focus lies upon the hotel overnight stays from visitors derived from our key markets, a growth can be detected by the number of visitors derived from the United States of America (+28,2%), Italy (+13,4%), Germany (+12,9%) and the United Kingdom (+10,8%). The number of hotel overnight stay visitors from France and Spain increased slightly,  respectively with 2,1% and 1,3%. A decrease can be detected from the number of hotel overnight stays from visitors from Belgium (-1,6%).
Visitors from opportunity markets inceased significantly. Russian visitors are returning after a period of vast decrease. Th number of bednights by these visitors increased tremendously by 44,7% in the first 4 months of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. The number of bednights of Chinese and Brazilian visitors increased as well, by 20,7% and ,5%. Australian visitors  remained the same during this period.

Visitor arrivals at Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam attractions

The number of foreign visitor arrivals at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has increased for the first half of the year 2017 with 9,3% compared to the same period in the year 2016. Next to this, the visits of the attractions has increased. The number of visitors increased with 24,3%  during the first 5 months of the year 2017 (compared to the same period in the year 2016). The number of visits of museums increased in this period with 1,0% (compared to the same period in the year 2016).

Developments in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

The number of hotel overnight stays in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (excl. Amsterdam) increased with 9,7% for the period from January to April 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. The number of visitor overnight stays can be divided by domestic visitors (4,3%) and international visitors (14,7%).

Overall, the visitor trends of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area are mostly similar to the visitor trends of Amsterdam. 

 

Barometer value 9,4%
Month Museum Attraction Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Bednights in hotels in city area only Average
January 3,4 % 25,2 % 13,0 % 9,1 % 9,5 %
February 1,3 % 13,6 % 6,9 % 5,9 % 5,2 %
March -6,5 % 9,2 % 10,5 % 6,4 % 3,8 %
April 10,7 % 42,8 % 11,6 % 18,7 % 15,6 %
May -3,8 % 21,3 % 7,0 % 9,1 % 5,7 %
June 8,2 % 36,5 % 7,6 % 17,4 % 12,9 %
July 3,7 % 34,0 % 7,9 % 7,1 %
August 7,7 % 33,7 % 8,5 % 8,3 %
September 2,7 % 9,2 % 3,0 %
October
November
December
Total 3,2 % 28,1 % 9,0 % 11,3 % 9,4 %
   
First quarter -1,1 % 15,2 % 10,1 % 7,1 % 5,9 %
Second quarter 4,9 % 33,2 % 8,6 % 14,9 % 11,3 %
Third quarter 4,9 % 8,5 % 3,4 %
Fourth quarter