The strong network for group travel



Public consultation on the enhancement of EU social legislation in road transport

A study commissioned by the EU Commission MOVE General Directorate has concluded that a review of current legislation on social regulations* in road transport - which includes regulations concerning coach drivers hours - would lead to clearer overall understanding and to more effective...

Industry News


Tourist Coach Action Plans (TCAP)

The RDA is an active and founding member of the European Alliance for Coach Tourism (EACT) whose primary aim is to hinder fiscal, taxation and administrative barriers to coach tourism and to promote...


Europe’s most attractive accents have been revealed

Languages and accents are part and parcel of any coach holiday experience, adding spice, character and local flavour. Italian was voted the most attractive European language, according to new...


German Leisure Travel Holiday Market Trends

The German holiday market continued its weak performance in August 2016 with a drop of 7.2% in leisure travel sales, mostly resulting from low demand for Turkey, according to the latest monthly...



The RDA Academy Calendar 2016 / 2017

The coach and group tourism sector is constantly facing new challenges and opportunities. We have to continually research and develop concepts for new or adapted group tourism offerings, launch them...



Strategic Partnership agreement signed between ETOA - The European Tour Operators Association (UK) and RDA – International Coach Tourism Federation

The RDA and EACT member federation ETOA - The European Tour Operators Association (UK) – have just signed a Strategic Partnership, mutual co-operation and support agreement which, it is hoped, will...


35th Day of Coach Tourism Setting – Bremen’s Überseestadt District

The 35th Day of Coach Tourism start-of-year get-together and conference will take place on Monday, 9th January 2017 in the GOP Varieté-Theater Bremen, with an informal B2B networking get-together on...



Exhibit at RDA-Workshop 2017 in Friedrichshafen and in Cologne

The RDA-Workshop is Europe’s leading trade-only B2B and trends exhibition for the coach and group travel sectors. Next year’s exhibitions will take place from 20th to 21st April 2017 in...

Dates & Events

  • 66th RDA Annual General Meeting
    in conjunction with the
  • RDA-Workshop Friedrichshafen
    20th - 21st April 2017, Trade Fair Friedrichshafen, Germany
  • RDA-Workshop Cologne
    4th - 6th July 2017, Cologne Trade Fair, Germany