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News from Amsterdam, of interest to tourists, business travelers and expats.

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Tour Boats Speed Through The Canals

Amsterdam News Briefs: Canal tour boats caught speeding. Also: the large-scale conversion of empty office building into hotels results in a surplus of hotel rooms.

Owners of pleasure craft will have to pay more inland harbor fees next year. And mobile surveillance cameras will be used to combat urban decay.

Lonely Planet says: Visit Amsterdam

Amsterdam News Briefs: Lonely Planet recommends travelers to visit Amsterdam in 2013. Also: Survey shows expats loves Amsterdam.

And Damrak, the main street between Central Station and Dam Square, will be spruced up when the C&A building is transformed into a shopping center.