Junior Hockey is a huge sport in the Netherlands and popular with spectators of all ages - as such the Volvo EuroHockey U18 Championship taking place in the city of Utrecht this summer is expected to attract huge numbers of visitors. With that in mind, online hotel website DirectRooms.com is advising people visiting the city in July this year to book their accommodation before arriving.
Online PR News – 06-June-2011 – – The competition hosts both girls' and boys' competitions at under-18 level and many of the best teams in the age group from around the world will be taking part. The tournament runs from 12 July this summer to 17 July when the competition final will take place.
Countries sending teams along to take part in the girls' tournament are hosts The Netherlands themselves plus Belgium, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, England, France and Spain. Making up the tournament in the boys' half are Belgium, England, Spain, France, Germany, Netherlands, Russia and Ireland.
The venue for the competition is the SV Kampong in downtown Utrecht, and with players, team staff and supporters all looking to stay in Utrecht hotels in that part of town, advance booking of accommodation is the smart move this summer.
Lek Boonlert, marketing head at DirectRooms.com says: “Hockey is a really big deal in Holland so there will be plenty of people heading these this summer to enjoy what should be a really fun tournament. With the stars of tomorrow on show there will be spectators, family and even talent scouts in attendance, so we advise early booking of hotel rooms online."
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