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New Arts Holland Travel Guide App

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

New Arts Holland Travel Guide App

When you have an I-phone you can now download the “Arts Holland Travel Guide” and make your own artistic itineraries in Holland. Arts Holland has expanded its portfolio with a unique app. This app makes it possible for visitors who want to come to Holland to create an itinerary based on their personal cultural interests. Arts Holland Travel Guide The “Arts Holland Travel Guide” allows users to set an itinerary from both the desktop and the iPhone. Elements which can be added to the list are an agenda, routes and a map to events...

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New magazine for the Amsterdam Canal Ring: ‘Canal’

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

New magazine for the Amsterdam Canal Ring: ‘Canal’

The Amsterdam Canal Ring now has its very own English-language magazine, fittingly named Canal. The magazine is subtitled ‘400 Years of Canals, A Voyage of Discovery’. In 2013, Amsterdam’s canals are literally and figuratively placed firmly in the limelight. Four centuries ago, Amsterdammers began construction of the now world-famous Canal Ring – awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 2010. In honour of its 400th anniversary, Amsterdam Marketing is proud to introduce the new Canal magazine. Walking route around Amsterdam’s canals The...

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New York City and Amsterdam announce city-to-city partnership

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

New York City and Amsterdam announce city-to-city partnership

New tourism agreement includes the sharing of best practices and future plans for a reciprocal Multimedia Marketing Exchange New York City and Amsterdam announced today (10 July 2013) a City-to-City partnership to increase travel between the two destinations. The collaborative tourism agreement was signed by George Fertitta (CEO of NYC & Company), Frans van der Avert (CEO of Amsterdam Marketing) and Alderperson and Vice Mayor Carolien Gehrels at the Amsterdam Mayor’s Residence. The two cities plan to develop a programme of mutual...

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KLM Invests in Customers and Crew with iPad

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

KLM Invests in Customers and Crew with iPad

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will today begin issuing iPads to around 5,000 pilots, seniors pursers and pursers. The tablet computer will support our flight personnel’s activities on board. A pilot project launched in late 2011 revealed that this new technology further improves customer service. Our customers greatly appreciate the personal service KLM offers on board, as was confirmed earlier this week when we were presented with the Skytrax award for Best Airline Staff Service in Europe. The iPad enables staff to offer passengers even more...

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KLM finalizes a firm order for 25 Airbus A350

Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

KLM finalizes a firm order for 25 Airbus A350

Air France-KLM finalized a firm order with the European manufacturer Airbus for 25 A350-900 plus a further 25 on option. The signing took place at the 50th International Air Show at Le Bourget near Paris, in the presence of Alexandre de Juniac, Chairman and CEO of the Air France-KLM Group as of 1 July 2013 and Fabrice Brégier, Chairman and CEO of Airbus. The A350-900 will be equipped with Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, the only engine offered for this aircraft by the manufacturer. With the latest technology, the Trent XWB engine will...

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Aruba Celebrates The “Year Of Papiamento” Marking 10 Years As The Island’s Official Language

Posted by on May 30, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

Aruba Celebrates The “Year Of Papiamento” Marking 10 Years As The Island’s Official Language

In this month in 2003, Aruba declared Papiamento—the most widely-spoken language on the Dutch Caribbean ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao—its official language. Papiamento and Dutch now reign as the country’s official languages to address government officials and institutions. In celebration, Aruba’s Culture Department has deemed 2013 the “Year of Papiamento.” While Papiamento has been Aruba’s official language for 10 years, it has been the island’s native tongue for more than 300 years. Papiamento...

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KLM airlines launches in-flight Wi-Fi

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

KLM airlines launches in-flight Wi-Fi

Today Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will operate their first inflight connectivity flights with Wi-Fi on board. The new service will allow customers to remain connected with the world by being able to send text messages and e-mails and surf the internet during their flight. On our specially designed inflight website we also offer a broad range of free and up to date services including live television news and sports channels, relevant airline and destination information. Online Access In partnership with Panasonic Avionics, Air...

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KLM’s latest Airbus named Museumplein in honour of Amsterdam

Posted by on Apr 20, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

KLM’s latest Airbus named Museumplein in honour of Amsterdam

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines took delivery of its 12th Airbus 330-200 in Toulouse today. The new aircraft has been named Museumplein in honour of the Dutch capital of Amsterdam and the 2013 festivities surrounding its iconic sites. During the course of 2013, numerous Amsterdam sites and organisations will mark historic milestones. The city will be celebrating these events in style, uniting local residents and tourists alike. Jubilee celebrations around Museumplein include the Concertgebouw and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (125 years), the Van...

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KLM Continues to Invest in Its Customers

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in News, travel | 0 comments

KLM Continues to Invest in Its Customers

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today presented its new World Business Class (WBC) cabin interior, featuring the new full-flat seat. KLM aims to accentuate the at-home feeling for Business Class customers and that calls for a new cabin interior. In this way, KLM is responding to its customers’ needs and wishes. KLM has teamed up with Dutch top designer Hella Jongerius to introduce a brand-new atmosphere, furnishings and style in World Business Class. The guiding principle is the customer’s comfort and privacy as befits KLM. In addition to the new...

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KLM launches service to three new destinations

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in News, travel | 1 comment

KLM launches service to three new destinations

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines added three new destinations to its network this week, operating inaugural flights to Fukuoka in Japan, Manston Kent in the United Kingdom, and Ålesund in Norway. Manston Kent, an alternative for London On Tuesday, 2 April, a Fokker 70 set off to Manston Kent Airport in the United Kingdom. KLM will operate twice-daily service between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Manston, the international airport of County Kent. With the addition of the destination Manston Kent, KLM extends its comprehensive network of services to...

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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol launches summer flight schedule

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol launches summer flight schedule

The new Schiphol Timetable is now available. It includes a full overview of all scheduled passenger flights to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. All destinations in the Schiphol Timetable are served directly from Schiphol. The Timetable can be downloaded from www.schiphol.nl and is updated every month. This information can also be found on the Schiphol App. New airlines Schiphol is pleased to welcome three new airlines this summer. Etihad Airways will offer daily flights to Abu Dhabi. WOW Air from Iceland will offer a three flights to...

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KLM Launches First-Ever Biofuel Flights Between New York, Amsterdam

Posted by on Mar 9, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

KLM Launches First-Ever Biofuel Flights Between New York, Amsterdam

KLM will launch its first-ever series of biofuel-powered intercontinental flights in partnership with Schiphol Group, Delta Air Lines and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. This unique step emphasizes KLM’s plans to use sustainable biofuel on a regular basis. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines starts weekly flights from John F. Kennedy Airport to Schiphol using sustainable biofuel. Flight KL642 is operated by a Boeing 777-200 every Thursday. This is the result of a joint effort and expanded cooperation between KLM, Schiphol Group,...

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KLM Takes Steps in Sustainable Flights

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

KLM Takes Steps in Sustainable Flights

KLM will operate its first-ever series of biofuel-powered intercontinental flights in partnership with Schiphol Group, Delta Air Lines and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. This unique step emphasizes KLM’s plans to use sustainable biofuel on a regular basis. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines starts weekly flights from John F. Kennedy Airport to Schiphol using sustainable biofuel. Flight KL642 is operated by a Boeing 777-200 every Thursday. This is the result of a joint effort and expanded cooperation between KLM, Schiphol Group,...

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KLM’s Summer Schedule for 2013

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

KLM’s Summer Schedule for 2013

In the summer of 2013, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines plans capacity to grow by 3.3% on long-haul flights by using its fleet more efficiently by deploying newer aircraft, year-on-year. KLM plans capacity to grow in Europe by 6.5% as the result of using more seats and efficiency rather than the addition of new aircraft. KLM’s growth is not the result of more flight hours. Once KLM phases out three of its MD-11s, they will be replaced by two Boeing 777-300s and one Airbus 330. Clear results of Transform 2015 can be seen inside Europe. More seats per...

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KLM Launches First Photo Exhibition in the Sky

Posted by on Mar 2, 2013 in travel | 0 comments

KLM Launches First Photo Exhibition in the Sky

Yesterday, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines became the first airline to surprise its passengers with a photo exhibition at an altitude of 33,000 feet. The flight travelled from Amsterdam to New York. The exhibition was created to display KLM’s revamped range of products on board under the name of the KLM Sky High Collection: Contemporary and Surprising. Leading Dutch photographer Carli Hermès created a photo series of a number of products from the assortment. KLM has worked with established names in the Dutch design and culinary worlds for many...

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