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RDA Board decides upon an additional RDA-Workshop in 2016 in Friedrichshafen

On 7th and 8th April 2016 the RDA is organizing for the very first time an additional RDA-Workshop in Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance. In doing so, the Federation is fulfilling the desire of many exhibitors for an additional exhibition at an earlier time of the year in southern Germany.  The...

Coach Tourism


New 24-hour London Coach Parking

With the planned withdrawal of 24-hour parking at Nine Elms in the near future, CPT (UK) are pleased to advise RDA members of a new site now available for 24-hour parking to the East of Central...


The Power of YouTube for the Coach Travel Sector

German Chancellor, Dr. Angela Merkel, recently gave her very first interview to a popular young German “YouTuber” called Le Floid. His opening question was very powerful “Why now and above all, why...


German long-distance public transport coach operators introduce new cross-border services to major European city destinations

Leading long-distance public transport coach operators in Germany are expanding their international passenger routes. The leading operator in this now fully liberalised long-distance coach travel...



The new RDA Academy Calendar 2015 / 2016

One of the major benefits of your RDA membership is the annual programme of RDA Academy Seminars oriented to current RDA members’ needs. The training seminars are geared to coach tourism operators,...



The RDA Market Research Report 2015 – current trends in coach and group tourism

This new bumper 32-page report - exclusively available to RDA members - contains many very useful statistics, current analyses and succinct information on the German coach and group holiday travel...


New CTA (UK) chair and new CTA (UK) Board

Denise Bridges, managing director of Albatross Travel, has been elected Chair of the Coach Tourism Association Limited, the holding company for RDA partner federation and EACT member Coach Tourism...



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...

RDA Workshop


Tourism and development politics: tour coaches as development helpers

BusPlus or multimodal coach and group travel was a keynote theme of this year’s RDA-Workshop and TrendForum presentations in Cologne – a theme that was very well received, both by exhibitors and by...

Dates & Events

          7th to 8th  April 2016, Friedrichshafen,

          5th to 7th July 2016, Cologne, Germany

  • Annual General Meeting

          7th July 2016, Cologne, Germany

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