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EACT: Coach Tourism and Transport Council of Ireland (CTTC) strengthens the alliance

The Coach Tourism and Transport Council of Ireland (CTTC) is the latest European coach operators’ federation to join the ranks of the European Alliance for Coach Tourism). EACT Chairman, Richard Eberhardt, welcomed the CTTC and its National Director, Kevin Traynor, to the alliance. The EACT has...

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German holiday behaviour in 2014 - selected first results of the 45th FUR Travel Analysis

Nearly 55 million German holidaymakers took a total of more than 70 million trips in 2014. Holiday travel propensity equalled more than 77% (the proportion of the population of 70.5 million people:...


What European senior citizens value when they travel - discovering and experiencing something new

What do European holidaymakers over 50 years of age value most when they travel? This was the subject of a recently published study by students from Eberswalde University. Seniors want to be...


Inter-city coaches are winning market share – almost 25 million passengers

Inter-city coaches are winning market share in Germany. Passenger take-up is on the rise with numbers predicted to reach 25 million in 2015. Last year passenger numbers doubled – a total of 16...



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...



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...


CTC Handbook 2015

The RDA ally federation Coach Tourism Council (UK) has just published its CTC Handbook 2015 At 80 pages its editorial and content underlines the size and diversity of the UK's coach tourism industry....

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Promoting young people and sourcing new talent

Our industry is by no means spared from demographic changes and talent shortages. This is why “Promoting Young People” is a central RDA-Workshop tenet. The RDA-Workshop 2015 is the ideal exhibition...

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