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RDA Board decides upon an additional RDA-Workshop in 2016 in Friedrichshafen

On 7th and 8th April 2016 the RDA is organizing for the very first time an additional RDA-Workshop in Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance. In doing so, the Federation is fulfilling the desire of many exhibitors for an additional exhibition at an earlier time of the year in southern Germany.  The...

Coach Tourism


German long-distance public transport coach operators introduce new cross-border services to major European city destinations

Leading long-distance public transport coach operators in Germany are expanding their international passenger routes. The leading operator in this now fully liberalised long-distance coach travel...


German Market Trends - summer bookings surge

Summer holiday bookings on the German market soared by 21% in revenue terms in May, driven by last-minute sales, according to the latest monthly survey of travel agency sales by market researchers...


Amadeus IT Group publishes study on travel types of the future

By 2030 more than 1.8 billion people will undertake international travel, however, their motives will be considerably different to their travel motives today. A new Amadeus study “Future Traveller...



RDA Partner Seminars 6th and 7th May 2015 and RDA-Workshop 2015 Preparations Seminar 8th May 2015 in Cologne

Are you a tourism supplier or destination marketing organisation and would like to work more closely with coach and group tourism companies to optimize your business from this important sector? The...



New CTA (UK) chair and new CTA (UK) Board

Denise Bridges, managing director of Albatross Travel, has been elected Chair of the Coach Tourism Association Limited, the holding company for RDA partner federation and EACT member Coach Tourism...


RDA Annual Report 2014/ 2015

The RDA Annual Report 2014/ 2015 German version is now available. The English language version will be available soon as either a .pdf download or in print. It covers a number of issues which...



Germany: VAT on international passenger transport

The German Federal Ministry of Finance makes the attached fact sheet "VAT on international passenger transport services using buses or coaches that are not registered in the Federal Republic of...

RDA Workshop


“BusPlus” offers campaign icon

The 41st RDA-Workshop 2015 “BusPlus” offers campaign focuses upon Bus & Flights, Bus & Cruises, Bus & Rail and many other exciting “BusPlus” tour combinations. “BusPlus” exhibitors and...


RDA-Workshop “Cologne Evening” Party on Wednesday, 22nd July 2015

RDA-Workshop visitors and participants are invited on Wednesday, 22nd July 2015, to enjoy an authentic and fun “Cologne Evening” in an historic brewery house dating from the 16th century. The event...

Dates & Events

          11th January 2016
          Bochum, Germany

          7th to 8th April 2016
          Friedrichshafen, Germany

          5th to 7th July 2016
          Cologne, Germany

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