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Dutch cannabis cafes stage open revolt by selling dope to tourists

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands - Authorities in the Dutch drug tourism hub of Maastricht are striking back after cannabis cafes staged an open revolt by selling marijuana to foreigners in defiance of a contr

First and only European carrier with daily flights to Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - In breaking news, KLM in Kampala has just announced that they will move to daily flights on the Entebbe–Amsterdam route, effective April 5 of this year.

Green Globe recertifies Movenpick Hotel Den Haag-Voorburg

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced recertification of the Movenpick Hotel Den Haag-Voorburg in the Netherlands.

Green Globe re-certifies Movenpick Hotel Hertogenbosch

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of the Movenpick Hotel Hertogenbosch in Hertogenbosch, in the Netherlands.

Hotels van Oranje in the Netherlands named Green Hotel of the...

LOS ANGELES, California - Just a few months after achieving Green Globe certification this year in May, the Hotels van Oranje in Noordvijk, in the Netherlands, has been announced “Green Hotel of the

Worldhotels adds first floating hotel to portfolio

FRANKFURT, Germany – Worldhotels welcomed a truly unique hotel to its portfolio on 1 October 2012 - the iconic ss Rotterdam, located in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Netherland group biking from Pakistan to China and back

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan – Eleven members from the Netherlands will cycle on the Karakoram Highway from Rawalpindi, Pakistan, to Karakuli Lake in China and back to Islamabad, Pakistan.

Qbic Hotel Amsterdam earns Green Globe certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of the Qbic Hotel Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Green Globe awards certification to Parkhotel Den Haag

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of the Parkhotel Den Haag in The Hague, Netherlands.

Luxury Netherlands hotel receives Green Globe sustainability certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of De Hotels van Oranje in Noordwijk, Netherlands.

Germany and the Netherlands lucrative markets for Cape Town

“Last year, arrivals from Germany to South Africa grew by 9.3 percent (235,774 arrivals) and by the end of February this year, arrivals were 7.8 percent up on February 2011.” This is the encouragi

Dutch court: No more pot for tourists

Netherlands court upheld a law that will bar foreign visitors from buying marijuana and other "soft" drugs at the famous Dutch coffee shops.

Oldest family-owned hotel in Maastricht certified by Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced certification of the Hotel Beaumont in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Flying car makes successful maiden flight

RAAMDONKSVEER, The Netherlands - The Dutch company PAL-V has successfully concluded test flights of its flying car, PAL-V (Personal Air and Land Vehicle).

Mövenpick Hotel in the Netherlands certified by Green Globe

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces certification of the Mövenpick City Centre Hotel Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Netherlands: This is it, no more dope for foreigners!

Foreign visitors will be banned from cannabis-selling coffee shops in southern Netherlands from January 1 to combat anti-social behaviour among tourists.

Rwanda goes Dutch

(eTN) - Rwanda’s recent investment seminar and promotion in the Netherlands was used as a launchpad for the inaugural edition of "Discover Rwanda" and its Dutch version "Ontdek Rwanda." Aimed to sho

Dutch government: No more dope for tourists

The government of the Netherlands on Friday said it would start banning visitors from buying cannabis from "coffee shops".

Seychelles sends 9 pirate suspects to Netherlands for trial

While patroling the waters of Seychelles and off the coast of Somalia, 9 suspected pirates were picked up yesterday by the the Royal Netherlands Ship, the HNLMS Tromp.

Green Globe Certification appoints Duurzame Hotels Nederland as Preferred Partner

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification announces the appointment of Duurzame Hotels Nederland as its newest Preferred Partner.

Amid budget cuts Dutch taxmen go after prostitutes

Amid budget cuts and falling revenues, the Dutch government has warned prostitutes who advertise their wares in the famous windows of Amsterdam's red light district to expect a business-only visit fro

Seychelles Ambassador Fock Tave is accredited to the Netherlands and Luxembourg

Ambassador for the Republic of Seychelles, Ms. Vivianne Fock Tave, was accredited to the Her Majesty’s Court, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in the Hague, last week on December 8.

Treasures From the Forbidden City exhibition to open in Utrecht

UTRECHT, The Netherlands - Museum Speelklok presents the exhibition SingSong, Treasures from the Forbidden City from 16 October 2010 up to and including 28 February 2011.

The world welcomes Curacao as a new country

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao became an autonomous country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands, today on October 10, 2010.

Drug tourists drive up crime rate in Dutch border town

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands - Officials in the Dutch border town of Maastricht say they are hopeful the European Court of Justice will allow them to ban the sale of marijuana to foreigners.

Netherlands to use full body scanners for flights heading to US

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The Netherlands announced Wednesday it will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States, saying that could have stopped the attempted

ECPAT Netherlands International holds expert meeting on combating child sex tourism

ECPAT the Netherlands, together with ECPAT Germany, organized an expert meeting on March 8-10, 2009 about the multi-stakeholder approach to combat the sexual exploitation of children in tourism.