For these services to operate, existing agreements between the UK, France and Belgium signed in 1993 have been modified to include the Netherlands.
Eurostar has confirmed its London-Amsterdam service will operate fully direct both to and from the Netherlands from the end of April.
Pulitzer Amsterdam has appointed Yvonne van der Klaauw as general manager of the property. She steps into her new role having previously served as a director of business development at the hotel for the past four years.
Boasting a significant historic legacy and housed in one of the most recognisable flatiron-style buildings in the city, Park Centraal Amsterdam, formerly known as Park Hotel Amsterdam, has been given a renewed lease of life.
Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has appointed Markus Fritz as the new general manager. He succeeds Jolijn Zeeuwen, who moved to Hilton Rotterdam. Fritz is a hotelier with more than 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry.
With Eurostar launching services to the Dutch capital earlier this year and Kimpton de Witt revitalising the hospitality product on offer in the city, what better time to visit this famous destination. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole boards the train.
One of Holland’s most celebrated hoteliers, Eric Toren, is opening a new luxury boutique hotel in Amsterdam that offers luxury design and services which are unprecedented in The Netherlands. Hotel TwentySeven, in the heart of Amsterdam at Dam Square, opposite the Royal Palace, will open end of October this year.
InterContinental Hotels Group has welcomed Mike Robinson to the role of general manager of the upcoming Kimpton De Witt, set to open in spring 2017. The property will be the first Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant outside of the Americas.
The Heineken Experience has welcomed its one millionth visitor, and has now become the most visited attraction in Amsterdam. Housed inside the Heineken brewery, which was built in 1867 in Amsterdam, it is one of the most impressive industrial heritage sites in the Netherlands.
The final touches of Pulitzer Amsterdam’s extensive restoration have been put into place, and the iconic 45-year old hotel celebrates its grand opening today with the completion of a quintessentially Dutch redesign across its labyrinth of 25 Golden Age canal houses. The re-opening of Pulitzer Amsterdam’s Prinsengracht canal side of the hotel sees the unveiling of areas including the main entrance and lobby, the inner gardens, a two-storey gym, as well as a further 145 guestrooms and suites.
Hilton Hotels & Resorts today opens the new Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the latest vision for modern air travel accommodation. The state-of-the-art 433-room hotel replaces the previous Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, which opened in 1972. The landmark property was developed and is owned by Schiphol Real Estate.