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RDA / EACT Photo Contrast: tour coach / private motor cars at Oropa Monastery in Italy

Oropa Monastery in Biella, Region Piemont, Italy - a popular place of pilgrimage – served in July 2014 as a backdrop for a new RDA / EACT Photo Contrast depicting tour coach / private motor cars. These two photos say more than a thousand words could about what coach group travel is all about –...

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Travel Habits of U.S. Americans: 63% of adults did not travel in 2013

Recent Skift consumer research surveys focused on the travel habits of American internet users in the U.S.A. and abroad. The first survey focused on the international travel habits of adult U.S....


Good growth prospects for European Tourism

European tourism has good growth prospects in the next few years with Germany and the UK likely to remain the two top source markets amid uncertain prospects for the Russian outbound market,...


Heike Brehmer stresses importance of tourism for local development

Heike Brehmer, Chairperson of the German Federal Parliament Tourism Committee, is banking on local structures when it comes to future tourism development (fvw). She believes that tourism is more...



Innovations Seminar - analysis of the effectiveness of advertising measures

Coach tourism operators have to position themselves in the market but how can this be achieved most effectively? This was the subject of a recent RDA Academy Innovations Seminar held in Frankfurt am...

Dates & Events

  • 33th Day of Coach Tourism

      12th January 2015
      Autostadt Wolsfburg, Germany

  • 64th RDA AGM

    15th to 18th April 2015
    Leipzig, Germany



RDA Incoming Workgroup (Germany) and Germany’s TOP 100 visitor attractions in 2014

The RDA Incoming Workgroup (Germany) recently met at Frankfurt am Main airport (as guests of airport manager FRAPORT AG) to reconstitute and set a course for future activity. A new Chairperson was...


33rd Day of Coach Tourism host venue: the Autostadt in Wolfsburg

The 33rd Day of Coach Tourism start-of-year kick-off conference for the international coach and group travel sectors will take place on Monday, 12th January 2015 in the iconic "Autostadt"...

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...


“Red Bus 2014” awards

The “Red Bus 2014” coach and group tourism innovations and marketing awards were presented during the RDA-Workshop on the afternoon of 30th July 2014. RDA President Richard Eberhardt: “This award...


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