Hoek van Holland (NL)
Hoek van Holland (English: Corner of Holland) is a town in the western part of the Netherlands, administered by the municipality of Rotterdam. It has an important position at the North Sea at it is situated along the Niuewe Waterweg, which connects Rotterdam with the North Sea. 33,000 ships pass the town every year and it became an attraction for tourists.
Moreover, it is the primary beach for Rotterdam and during the summer times, 60,000-70,000 tourists come per day. However, Hoek van Holland offers multifaceted tourism products and aside from the beach and haven, culture and natural areas are also part of it.
- Hoek van Holland has an extensive network of tourism stakeholders that come together regularly
- Plans are developed to improve the accessibility of public transport the development of extensive hiking and biking trails
- Hoek van Holland promotes solar energy in the area
Points for improvement:
- The focus could be more on sustainable tourism with a sustainable tourism strategy or a section about sustainability integrated in other strategies