Travel &Tourism in the Netherlands to 2019

Travel &Tourism in the Netherlands to 2019


Travel & Tourism in the Netherlands to 2019 provides detailed information on the Netherlands’ tourism sector, analyzing market data and providing insights. This report provides a better understanding of tourism flows, tourist expenditure, airlines, hotels, car rental, and travel intermediaries industries.

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Key Findings

Domestic tourism went through a difficult phase during the historic period (2009–2014) as residents of the Netherlands were not optimistic about their personal financial position in the short term. There was nominal growth in domestic trips, increasing from 17.9 million in 2009 to 18.6 million in 2014. Domestic tourism is likely to be better during the forecast period, growing at a CAGR of 3.52% and reach 22.1 million trips.

Inbound tourism increased from 9.9 million in 2009 to 14.6 million in 2014. This was mainly driven by high growth in arrivals from Germany, the UK, and Belgium, as tourists from these three countries together accounted for 52.4% of total foreign guests. The Euro declined by 5% against the Pound Sterling in 2014, which made it cheaper to buy Euros and motivated British people to travel to the Netherlands.

Outbound trips witnessed very little change between 2009 and 2014, and were mostly undertaken for leisure purposes. Most Dutch residents make outbound trips by land and the popular outbound destinations are Germany, France, and Belgium. Outbound trips are likely to reach 19.6 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 1.32%.

Eindhoven Airport is growing at the highest pace among Dutch airports (since 2009), as destinations from this airport have more than doubled. Most of these destinations are located in Italy, Poland, and Spain. The share of Eindhoven Airport in the total passengers carried at Dutch airports grew from 3.7% in 2009 to 6.5% in 2014.

During 2012–2014, the number of hotels in the Netherlands has shown positive growth, along with the number of rooms and beds. However, this growth has mainly been concentrated around the Dutch capital, with growth of 8% in hotels, 14.1% in rooms, and 15.6% in beds.


The report provides detailed market analysis, information, and insights, including:

Historic and forecast tourist volumes covering the entire Netherlands’ Travel & Tourism sector

Detailed analysis of tourist spending patterns in the Netherlands for various categories in the Travel & Tourism sector, such as accommodation, sightseeing and entertainment, foodservice, transportation, retail, travel intermediaries, and others

Detailed market classification across each category, with analysis using similar metrics

Detailed analysis of the airline, hotel, car rental, and travel intermediaries industries

Reasons To Buy

Make strategic business decisions using historic and forecast market data related to the Netherlands Travel & Tourism sector

Understand the demand-side dynamics within the Netherlands Travel & Tourism sector, along with key market trends and growth opportunities

Executive Summary
Travel & Tourism Sector in Context
Domestic Tourism
Inbound Tourism
Outbound Tourism
Car Rentals
Travel Intermediaries
Market Data

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