News of: Thursday, June 30 2005,

Increase in tourism to Amsterdam

The past year has seen a growth of 5% of the number of visitors.

Four million tourists came to Amsterdam, an increase of 5% compared to the year before.
In the past few years the number of visitors went down, but this year has been good so far.

Especially Asians, Italians and French people visit the city more often, but the number of American visitors has also gone up with 3 percent.