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Every year more tourists in Amsterdam
Amsterdam can grow far beyond the cultural field, so there are more tourists come to the city. "The city has not yet reached the border," said Alderman Kajsa Ollongren (Culture) Wednesday on the sidelines of the opening of the World Cities Culture Summit in the capital. During this event, talk delegations from 27 world cities for three days about the role of art and culture for the development of the city.
|Every year more tourists in Amsterdam|
Since the reopening of the big museums are more and more tourists to Amsterdam. Alone at the Museum every year 5 million people. "The question is how we can absorb the growth," says Ollongren. "Diversification is very important. We have to use the whole area of the city, such as the site of the shipyard in Amsterdam North. "
It is not only according to its construction of new theaters or museums. "We have to provide space for talent and the creative industries.
Ollongren admits that there are places where it is too busy. She calls on museums to be more creative with the opening and make the flow more easily by scanning entrance tickets on smartphones.
Even without the (re) opening of new institutions remains Amsterdam worldwide are of interest, says the alderman. "The momentum is still there. Museums come up with new fantastic exhibitions. It goes on, the number of visitors is increasing. "