I amsterdam launches a free Queen’s Day application
Anyone who is going to celebrate Queen’s Day in Amsterdam can download a special Queen’s Day application as of today.
Overview of all festivities and up-to-date news on your
The free application gives you a detailed overview of all the
festivities happening on the 30th April and offers you the
possibility of receiving important news and tips every hour via a
news feed. The app is bilingual, Dutch and English, and is
available for the iPhone, Blackberry and Java (Nokia).
The application can be easily downloaded by SMS-ing
Iamsterdam to 5040 (for Dutch
mobiles only). The free application can also be downloaded via www.iamsterdam.com and Apple's App
Losing your way on Queen's Day is now a thing of the past. All
festivities and tips have a photo, a link to the map and a handy
"near me" function, so with one glance you can see what
special things are happening nearby. There is also a list of other
great things you can do in the city, such as attractions, tours,
shopping, museums and where you can find free Wi-Fi spots.
The free guide has been developed for both visitors and
residents and also contains general information about famous
museums, popular hotspots, markets, cafés, shops and cinemas. The
application uses interactive offline maps with GPS search
functionalities for locations (near me), which means that
foreign visitors will not have any extra roaming costs when using
the app in Amsterdam.
Iamsterdam.com is the portal to Amsterdam and
attracts and informs visitors about travel, living and doing
business in Amsterdam. The portal is an ambitious co-production
between Amsterdam Tourism & Convention Board (ATCB), Amsterdam
Partners Foundation, Amsterdams Uitburo (AUB), Amsterdam City
Council, Amsterdam inbusiness and the Expatcenter.