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Dutch Travel Week

Vakantiebeurs is part of the Dutch Travel Week. During the Dutch Travel Week, Utrecht will be ’the centre of the world’ for a week. Together with Utrecht Marketing and Utrecht entrepreneurs, many different activities, festivities and tours will be organised in Utrecht during the week of Vakantiebeurs.

Op z’n Utregs

Explore Utrecht is the place to prepare your visit to Utrecht and broaden your knowledge about Utrecht. Here you will find the best cafés, hotels and activities to do in and around Utrecht. You can also read stories about inspiring Utrechters and use the agenda to see what events or activities are on each day. From walking tours to shopping in Hoog Catharijne and from climbing the Dom tower to visiting a museum, you’ll find it all on!

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Agenda Dutch Travel Week

January 11 to 14, 2024


Vakantiebeurs is the biggest travel event in the Benelux and has been around since 1970. As a traveller, this is the place to be for everything to do with your upcoming trip. Get new holiday inspiration and get informed about your next trip.

 January 10th 2024

Travel Trade Day

Travel Trade Day is the b2b networking event in the travel industry. This event focuses on knowledge sharing, inspiration and meeting each other live. Visit the various theatres where high-quality sessions are given on the latest travel trends, among other things.

 January 8th 2024

ANVR New Year’s Reception

The ANVR New Year’s Reception is linked to Dutch Travel Week and will take place on Monday, January 8. The ANVR invites all members and industry partners to raise a glass to the new year together.

January 8 to 14, 2024

Dutch Travel Week

More events will follow.

Taste, smell and experience

Dutch Travel Week Festival

During Vakantiebeurs, hall 10 in Jaarbeurs, Utrecht will be transformed into the Dutch Travel Week Festival. In this hall, you will taste, experience and live the different cultures of the world. Various dance performances, music workshops, shows and lectures will take place on the big stage. You can taste the flavours of the world at the various food trucks. And, of course, you can take some goodies home to continue enjoying at home, which you do at the world market. The Dutch Travel Week Festival is open to all Vakantiebeurs visitors with a normal day ticket.

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