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 9,1% for the month January 2017 compared to January 2016. The number of international visitor overnight stays increased with 11,2% and for domestic visitor overnight stays with 0,5%. Next to this, the business overnight stays increased with a percentage of 6,3 for the month January 2017 compared to January 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 (+20,6%), Germany (+18,8%), United Kingdom (+14,5%), Belgium (+11,5%) and Italy (+9,2%). The number of hotel overnight stay visitors from Spain stayed the same. A decrease can be detected from the number of hotel overnight stays from visitors from France (-3,8%) compared to January 2016. Visitors from opportunity markets show irregular trends. For example, there were less visitors with a Brazilian nationality (-11,8%) and Australian nationality (-5,9%). However, a tremendous increase of visitor arrivals has been detected with visitors from Russia and China with percentages of 36,4 and 30,8.

Visitor arrivals at Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam attractions

The number of foreign visitor arrivals at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has increased for the first quarter of the year 2017 with 10,1% 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 9,3% (compared to the same period in the year 2016). The number of visits of museums decreased the first quarter of the year with 1,1% (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 12,3% for the month January 2017 compared to January 2016. The number of visitor overnight stays can be divided by domestic visitors (11,2%) and international visitors (12,9%).

Overall, the visitor trends of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area are mostly similar to the visitor trends of Amsterdam. Although, there is a difference within the domestic market, as the increase of number of visitor overnight stays spend in hotels within Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is greater than in Amsterdam.

 

2017: A jump start?

General developments in Amsterdam

The number of overnight stays in hotels within Amsterdam increased with 9,1% for the month January 2017 compared to January 2016. The number of international visitor overnight stays increased with 11,2% and for domestic visitor overnight stays with 0,5%. Next to this, the business overnight stays increased with a percentage of 6,3 for the month January 2017 compared to January 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 (+20,6%), Germany (+18,8%), United Kingdom (+14,5%), Belgium (+11,5%) and Italy (+9,2%). The number of hotel overnight stay visitors from Spain stayed the same. A decrease can be detected from the number of hotel overnight stays from visitors from France (-3,8%) compared to January 2016. Visitors from opportunity markets show irregular trends. For example, there were less visitors with a Brazilian nationality (-11,8%) and Australian nationality (-5,9%). However, a tremendous increase of visitor arrivals has been detected with visitors from Russia and China with percentages of 36,4 and 30,8.

Visitor arrivals at Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam attractions

The number of foreign visitor arrivals at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has increased for the first quarter of the year 2017 with 10,1% 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 9,3% (compared to the same period in the year 2016). The number of visits of museums decreased the first quarter of the year with 1,1% (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 12,3% for the month January 2017 compared to January 2016. The number of visitor overnight stays can be divided by domestic visitors (11,2%) and international visitors (12,9%).

Overall, the visitor trends of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area are mostly similar to the visitor trends of Amsterdam. Although, there is a difference within the domestic market, as the increase of number of visitor overnight stays spend in hotels within Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is greater than in Amsterdam.

 

2017: A jump start?

General developments in Amsterdam

The number of overnight stays in hotels within Amsterdam increased with 9,1% for the month January 2017 compared to January 2016. The number of international visitor overnight stays increased with 11,2% and for domestic visitor overnight stays with 0,5%. Next to this, the business overnight stays increased with a percentage of 6,3 for the month January 2017 compared to January 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 (+20,6%), Germany (+18,8%), United Kingdom (+14,5%), Belgium (+11,5%) and Italy (+9,2%). The number of hotel overnight stay visitors from Spain stayed the same. A decrease can be detected from the number of hotel overnight stays from visitors from France (-3,8%) compared to January 2016. Visitors from opportunity markets show irregular trends. For example, there were less visitors with a Brazilian nationality (-11,8%) and Australian nationality (-5,9%). However, a tremendous increase of visitor arrivals has been detected with visitors from Russia and China with percentages of 36,4 and 30,8.

Visitor arrivals at Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam attractions

The number of foreign visitor arrivals at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has increased for the first quarter of the year 2017 with 10,1% 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 9,3% (compared to the same period in the year 2016). The number of visits of museums decreased the first quarter of the year with 1,1% (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 12,3% for the month January 2017 compared to January 2016. The number of visitor overnight stays can be divided by domestic visitors (11,2%) and international visitors (12,9%).

Overall, the visitor trends of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area are mostly similar to the visitor trends of Amsterdam. Although, there is a difference within the domestic market, as the increase of number of visitor overnight stays spend in hotels within Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is greater than in Amsterdam.

 

2017: A jump start?

General developments in Amsterdam

The number of overnight stays in hotels within Amsterdam increased with 9,1% for the month January 2017 compared to January 2016. The number of international visitor overnight stays increased with 11,2% and for domestic visitor overnight stays with 0,5%. Next to this, the business overnight stays increased with a percentage of 6,3 for the month January 2017 compared to January 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 (+20,6%), Germany (+18,8%), United Kingdom (+14,5%), Belgium (+11,5%) and Italy (+9,2%). The number of hotel overnight stay visitors from Spain stayed the same. A decrease can be detected from the number of hotel overnight stays from visitors from France (-3,8%) compared to January 2016. Visitors from opportunity markets show irregular trends. For example, there were less visitors with a Brazilian nationality (-11,8%) and Australian nationality (-5,9%). However, a tremendous increase of visitor arrivals has been detected with visitors from Russia and China with percentages of 36,4 and 30,8.

Visitor arrivals at Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam attractions

The number of foreign visitor arrivals at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has increased for the first quarter of the year 2017 with 10,1% 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 9,3% (compared to the same period in the year 2016). The number of visits of museums decreased the first quarter of the year with 1,1% (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 12,3% for the month January 2017 compared to January 2016. The number of visitor overnight stays can be divided by domestic visitors (11,2%) and international visitors (12,9%).

Overall, the visitor trends of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area are mostly similar to the visitor trends of Amsterdam. Although, there is a difference within the domestic market, as the increase of number of visitor overnight stays spend in hotels within Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is greater than in Amsterdam.

 

Barometer value 7,4%
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 % 44,2 % 11,6 % 11,1 %
May -3,8 % 24,5 % 7,0 % 3,9 %
June 7,6 % 1,9 %
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 1,0 % 24,3 % 9,3 % 7,1 % 7,4 %
   
First quarter -1,1 % 15,2 % 10,1 % 7,1 % 5,9 %
Second quarter 8,6 % 2,2 %
Third quarter
Fourth quarter