Some 150,000 tourists take advantage of Belgian coast sunshine
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Some 150,000 tourists take advantage of Belgian coast sunshine

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The Belgian coast was flooded with tourists yesterday (Sunday).
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Yesterday (Sunday) around 150,000 tourists went to the Belgian coast, which was absolutely bathed in sunshine. Dirk Marteel from Westtoer (the tourism organisation) said, “It was a super Easter-holiday weekend. The Easter holidays had already got off to a good start in terms of tourist numbers. People love to come here to recharge their batteries.”

Hotels recorded occupancy rates of 80% throughout the weekend. There were a multitude of last-minute reservations.

Marteel went on, “The Belgian Coast is a logical destination to head for that exudes a holiday atmosphere. The prohibition on swimming has not prevented the crowds coming to the seaside. There are all kinds of other things to do once there.”


The Brussels Times