Mothers pampered during the Mother’s Day High Tea Cruise
On Mother’s Day (Sunday 21 May) many mothers have been pampered in an original manner with the special Mother’s Day High Tea Cruise of Lovers Company.
During the two hour cruise through the canals of Amsterdam, the mothers enjoyed the fresh tea, delicious sandwiches, scones, muffins and other snacks of Frans Kelders Cuisinier.
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Special Mothers Day Arrangement
Surprise your mother on Mothers Day, Sunday 12th May with a special Mother Lovers arrangement. Enjoy a delicious high tea during a two-hour cruise through the canals of Amsterdam for only € 32.50 p.p.
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Lovers Company official partner Royal Cruise
During the Royal Cruise on April 30th, boat company Lovers will provide transportation to the (inter)national press. From the Lovers boats, the media can film and photograph our new King and Queen.
Tuesday April 16th was the try out and it went all very well. Lovers Company looks forward to the cruise!
Rijksmuseum reopened its doors
After ten years of renovation, restoration and renovation, the Rijksmuseum reopened its doors to visitors on April 13, 2013. Enjoy a two hour cruise with the Museum Line of boat company Lovers and leave the boat at the Rijksmuseum!
Great Amsterdam Excursion Company winner of the Schiphol Guestfriendliness Award 2012.
In previous announcements it was stated that Great Amsterdam Excursion Company was nominated for the Schiphol Guestfriendliness Award Services Airside.
The award was granted on Thursday 14 March 2013 and Lovers Company is proud to announce that Great Amsterdam Excursion Company has received the award!
Great Amsterdam Excursion Company is part of Lovers Company, which highly values guest friendliness.
Great Amsterdam Excursion Company is nominated
The annual moment that Schiphol awards it’s business partners with the Consumers Awards is almost here. Schiphol presents these awards annually to its business partners for their innovative operational management or performance.
We are proud to announce that "Great Amsterdam Excursion Company" (part of Lovers Company) has been nominated for the Guestfriendliness Airside Services Award 2012.
In addition, the Bus "Schiphol behind the scenes" nominated for the Innovation Award!
The voting and awards ceremony will take place on Thursday March 14.
Enjoy the beauty of Holland in the spring with a visit to the Keukenhof Spring Gardens plus a free one hour cruise through the canals of Amsterdam!
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Valentin's Day a great success
14th Febuary 2013 - Valentine's Day! It was a great success!
All couples have enjoyed the Candle Light Cruise and Dinner Cruise and take the love from Lovers home with a heart shaped balloon.
12th May 2013 is Mother's Day, check our website if you want to surprise your mother!
Lovers Company goes mobile!
Our websites are now also compatible for smartphones!
Check out our website using your cell phone and add it to your home screen. So you always have an overview of our products and packages and you can even make a reservation.
Change of opening hours CHE
The opening hours of the Craft & History Experience changed and are as following:
7th January 2013 until 17th March 2013
saturday & sunday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
From 18th March 2013
daily 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Please note when booking the Craft & History Cruise!
Christmas and New Year greetings!
The team of Lovers Company wishes you and your family a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2013!
"We wish you a Merry Christmas;
We wish you a Merry Christmas;
We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Good tidings we bring to you and your kin;
Good tiding for Christmas and a Happy New Year!"
Christmas Canal Parade successful!
The Amsterdam Light Festival already had 150,000 visitors.
The biggest attraction so far was the Christmas Canal Parade last saturday with around 100,000 visitors along the canals. 40 illunminated boats sailed on the canals, including our saloon boat Stan Huygens.
On 14th December 2012 the Illuminade openend with 20 light artworks between the Amstel and Oosterdok.
Change of opening hours
From now until the 20th of January 2013 Lovers Company is also opened on Sunday and Monday evening!
That means you can enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival or a delicious dinner on board from now on 7 days a week in the evening.
Amsterdam Light Festival started
On 7th december the Amsterdam Light Festival is launched and officially opend by the Mayor of Amsterdam!
We warmly welcome you to join us to experience the festival from the water!
Amsterdam Light Festival
From the 7th December 2012 until 20th January 2013 Amsterdam will be beautifully lit. With Lovers you can experience the unique Amsterdam Light Festival from the water! During this festival there are different events like the Boulevard of Light. In this parade beautifully lit boats cruise through the canals of Amsterdam, alongside colourful light art, illuminated canal houses and romantic bridges.
Look here for our special 'Winter Magic' products!
Corporate Events with Floating Dutchman Amsterdam
January 10th, 2012
Have you always wanted to organize a spectacular corporate event including a tour on a hybrid amphibious bus? As of today we make it extra easy for you to create your own corporate event that meets those criteria. Via this link you can organize your own corporate event in a quick and easy way. You start of by selecting the number of people you would like to bring and the number of hours that you would like to use the Floating Dutchman. Next, you select your culinary wishes. From an organic lunch or buffet, to a stews buffet, to snacks. The possibilities are endless. You can create your corporate event with the Floating Dutchman exactly how you want it. The button 'Calculate price' will calculate a total price and a per person price for you, so that you can monitor your budget. Once you are satisfied with the corporate event you have put together, you can press the button 'Get a quote'. By doing so, you forward you preferences to our customer service department. If you prefer to talk to someone on the phone, you can always give us a call via: +31 (0)20-3163951.
Because of the grachtenfestival we cannot stop at the Anne Frank House from wednesday 17th till sunday the 21st of August. Therefefore our museumline will not stop at the Anne Frank House until sunday 21st of August. At saturday the 20th of August the annual Prinsegrachtconcert takes place. All our ships wel depart as usual, every 30 minutes, though they will sail another route. Our special evening cruises will depart as usual as well. For more information call our reservation department.
Now Open Craft & History Experience
Official Opening bij City of Amsterdam Alderman Miss Carolien Gehrels
Today friday july 8th, miss Carolien Gehrels officially opened the latest touristic attraction of Boat Company Lovers: the Craft&History Experience. A crowd of 200 invitees enjoyed the wonderful scenery of Harbourside Amsterdam More info about this touristic innovation 'Craft & History Experience
Official Launch of the Floating Dutchman
TodayJuy 8th Eric van der Burg, councillor at the Municipality of Amsterdam and Maarten de Groof, Executive Vice President & CCO of Schiphol Group, christened the ‘Floating Dutchman’. The Floating Dutchman is a bus and boat in one developed by Rederij Lovers specially for tourists, day trippers and passengers arriving or transferring at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This bus boat is a spectacular and unique way of introducing visitors to Amsterdam, developed by Rederij Lovers. It is powered by 198 batteries and is therefore a silent and CO2-neutral way of sailing through Amsterdam's many canals. Tourist Innovation The Floating Dutchman has a capacity of 48 and collects passengers from Schiphol Plaza. The bus boat then continues to Amsterdam and enters the water at the Splash Zone near the Nemo Science Centre to continue its journey as a water launch through the canals of Amsterdam. After the trip, the bus emerges from the water and continues its journey back to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Bookings can be made via www.floatingdutchman.nl and the Great Amsterdam Excursions points of sale at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. ‘The Floating Dutchman is an attractive bonus for people travelling via Schiphol. It is an impressive and unique way for tourists and transfer passengers alike to find out about Holland's cultural heritage, in the form of Amsterdam's canals. According to Maarten de Groof, Executive Vice President & CCO, the introduction of the Floating Dutchman is an added incentive for travelling via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and will help us achieve our ambition of being and becoming Europe’s Preferred Airport. Freek Vermeulen, director of Lovers Transportainment, adds, ‘This tourist innovation can provide an important impulse for the development of tourism in Amsterdam. We expect it to appeal to large numbers of people who transfer at Schiphol and who want to go on a quick sight-seeing trip round Amsterdam city centre. However, it is also a great way for tourists or day trippers to discover Amsterdam. Eric van der Burg, councillor at the Municipality of Amsterdam claims that, ‘The Floating Dutchman is a spectacular and sustainable new Amsterdam attraction. It will, without doubt, tempt extra tourists to go on a road and water day trip from Schiphol to Amsterdam. This unique tourist attraction will place Rederij Lovers, the airport, the municipality of Amsterdam and Schiphol international more emphatically on the map. This will benefit all the parties involved’.
Boat Company Lovers opens Van Gogh Café
Van Gogh Café located opposite Amsterdam Central Station
Amsterdam, April 5th 2010, A new cafe has been opened directly opposite Amsterdam Cantral Station: Van Gogh Café. The former waiting lounge of Boat Company Lovers has been transformed into a typical Amsterdam bar. The 125 m2 bar is aimed at the more than 500.000 domestic and foreign tourists that Boat Company Lovers serves annually in with her fleet of 22 ships. With this new café, Lovers meets the growing demands from its customers in terms of catering and entertainment. Managing Director Freek Vermeulen: ‘The central location of the café, directly opposite Amsterdam Central Station, makes it an ideal starting point for a visit to Amsterdam. This new business allows us to welcome our guests in a way that they deserve. Our focus is on providing the best possible customer service’.
Lovers christens'NEMO H2'
The worlds first fuel cell powered canal boat
Amsterdam, December 9th, 2009 – Innovative, durable, carbon neutral, that’s latest canal boat of Boat Company Lovers. Today, Lovers had a World premier by launching the first zero-emission canal boat in Amsterdams. The boat will be commissioned in spring of 2010. The ‘Nemo H2’ was especially designed and build to be powered by a fuel cell and does not produce bad smells, noise or CO2. Marijke Vos, councilar for environmental affairs christened the boat today.
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