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'Party city' Amsterdam to crack down on tourists
The Hague, May 17, 2018 (AFP) - Amsterdam is seeking to contain the flood of tourists swamping the city, with the incoming council proposing a series of tough measures and plans to hike tourism taxes.
Some 18 million tourists visit Amsterdam every year -- more than the entire population of the Netherlands -- and local residents have become increasingly fed-up at the deluge.
The city's picturesque narrow streets and canals now sag year r ...