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EACT Annual General Meeting in Leipzig

Members of the European Alliance for Coach Tourism (EACT) held their Annual General Meeting on Friday, 17th April 2015 in the historic Salles de Pologne in Leipzig. Stephen Smith, Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) UK was elected as new EACT Chairman. RDA President Richard Eberhardt was...

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"800 years Magna Carta 1215 - 2015“ - new theme route for coach & visiting groups to Kent - the Garden of England

RDA member and RDA-Workshop 2015 exhibitor Visit Kent has developed an exciting historic theme route for coach and visiting coach groups on the occasion of the 800th anniversary of the “Magna...


English as a foreign language and UK dominate German language holiday market

Could re-packaged language holidays be a newly discovered niche market opportunity for German coach companies and for UK and Irish destinations among others? About 160,000 Germans went on a language...


Social media use among Britons

A new study by the Guardian newspaper entitled “Britain Uncovered” confirms that Britons are very heavy users of social networking sites: 83% used at least one network within the past six months, and...



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...



RDA Annual General Meeting & Conference 2015 in Leipzig

The 64th RDA Annual General Meeting and Annual Conference were held from 16th to 18th April 2015 in the 1,000-year-old city of Leipzig. The AGM, held on the afternoon and evening of Thursday, 16th...


EU Parliament decides 19.5 tons as permissible gross vehicle weight for coaches

The text for a guideline on dimensions and weights for coaches was accepted by the European Parliament in Strasbourg in a reading on 10th March 2015. The permissible gross vehicle weight for coaches...

RDA Workshop


“BusPlus” offers campaign focuses upon tour transport combination potential

“The whole is more than the sum of its parts”. This wise saying also applies when it comes to tour transport combinations such as Bus & Ship, Bus & Flights etc. Holiday transport combinations...

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