Gothenburg, Sweden (October 21, 2015) – Amersfoort, known as the “Dutch Shopper’s Paradise” and the birth town of the famous artist Piet Mondriaan, has recently become the newest destination to join the ArrivalGuides network.
With over 1.2 million visitors per annum, the medieval city of Amersfoort showcases a rich history, boasting fantastic shopping areas, excellent restaurants and tourism attractions for all ages. The canals and lakes which frame Amersfoort allow visitors to walk, sail, and cycle or just relax, and all the events and festivals scheduled throughout the seasons take place in the same beautiful settings.
Amersfoort is a great short break destination, and with their new ArrivalGuide, travelers will be able to discover the best attractions and shopping areas, ranging from large chain stores to boutiques, trendy little shops, and art galleries.
Amersfoort will have all of their destination content distributed through ArrivalGuides rapidly growing distribution network of over 340 major, global travel brands, which includes AAA, Aer Lingus, rentalcars.com, and Zuji. Distribution partners will use all of Amerfoorts’ destination content, including pictures and videos, within their websites and booking confirmations, newsletters, in-flight entertainment systems, and Smart TV applications.
Dennis Sille, Director of Visit Amersfoort, stated, “Amersfoort has a renewed focus on international tourism where ArrivalGuides will play a pivotal role. Our region, exactly in the center of Holland, proves to be an ideal destination from where to explore the Dutch attractions. We trust in the ArrivalGuides network to bring Amersfoort to the attention of millions of travelers.”
Aviva Pearson, President & Global Sales and Marketing Director for ArrivalGuides, said, “We are very excited to welcome Amersfoort to the ArrivalGuides family with their exciting variety of attractions, events, and unbelievable shopping options. They will now become the latest destination in our library of over 550 guides to have their information communicated to millions of travelers, who are loyal customers to our distribution network of major travel brands. Amersfoort can expect to see me there soon for a weekend of shopping, skating, and sailing.”
Amersfoort is, to its annual 1.2 million visitors, one of the biggest surprises of The Netherlands. The medieval city with its many monuments breathes a rich history whilst at the same time bursting with modern life. It has a fantastic shopping area and excellent restaurants along with many terraces and bars to enjoy. There are plenty of recreational opportunities for all ages, from a visit to the zoo to a boat trip on the canals and lakes. Not to mention the beautiful scenery surrounding Amersfoort, where you can walk, sail, cycle or just relax. There are also many events and festivals providing highlights throughout the seasons.