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New English-language RDA membership promotion flyer now available

A brand new English-language RDA membership promotion flyer titled “COMPETENCE IN INTERNATIONAL COACH & GROUP TOURISM” is now available for distribution to interested colleagues and potential new members. The flyer’s key message is that whoever wishes to gain sustainable business from the...

Coach Tourism


German holiday booking trends - 2014 ended with 2% growth

Travel agents in Germany increased sales by just 2% in the 2013/14 year after strong late sales rescued a weak summer season, according to German market researchers GfK. The outlook for 2015 is mixed...


UK's “Greatest Geo-Sites” announced

German tourists have a great interest in sites of natural beauty when they holiday in Great Britain or Ireland. The Geological Society of London has named its top 100 geological sites in the UK and...


What’s New for Coach Groups at Hever Castle in 2015

A rare portrait of King Henry VIII as a young man will be unveiled in March 2015, adding to Hever Castle’s important collection of Tudor portraits. The painting is a 16th century replica of a...



33rd Day of Coach Tourism 2015: Get-together in VfL Wolfsburg Arena

A popular highlight and USP the Day of Coach Tourism is the networking get-together on the evening prior to the one-day conference itself. The 33rd Day of Coach Tourism get-together will take place...


RDA / EACT Delegation in Brussels

A delegation from the European Alliance for Coach Tourism (EACT) led by RDA CEO Dieter Gauf visited Brussels on 4th November 2015 to meet new members of the EU Commission and European Parliament....

RDA Workshop


"Capturing the active tourist"

Steve Rooney, Editor in Chief and publisher of leading UK coach trade magazine "Bus & Coach Professional" and Owner of Plum Publications is a regular visitor to and keen observer of the...

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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...



Qualified Tour Guides Seminar from 6th to 8th February 2015 in Bremen

Tour guides, coach drivers, sales and service personnel are all important channels of communication, service touch-points and points of interaction in the coach tourism sector. These people, their...

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      12th January 2015
      Autostadt Wolsfburg, Germany

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