Keukenhof One of the world’s largest flower gardens located in South Holland.
Keukenhof is the international showcase for the Dutch floricultural sector that we create together with hundreds of floriculture companies. It is the icon of Holland that is visited yearly by more than a million people. We organize Keukenhof together with many partners. We also work closely with international tourism. The fact that Keukenhof cannot open is a huge disappointment with major financial consequences for all involved. The dismay among employees and partners who have worked on the preparation for a year is huge. The park is currently ready for opening, the flower bulbs are blooming and the flower shows are largely decorated.
As of March 14, an emergency regulation of the Dutch government is in force, with the aim to limit the spread of the corona virus. It states that meetings with more than 100 people are not allowed in the Netherlands. This also applies to outdoor meetings. The measures are valid until April 6.
This implies that Keukenhof Flower Exhibition cannot open on March 21.