The strong network for group travel



Commonwealth Seminar on 26th November 2015 in Limassol, Cyprus

The 8th RDA Commonwealth Seminar will take place from 09.30 am to 12.30 pm on Thursday, 26th November 2015 in the Mediterranean Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus. The popular seminar is being organised with the kind support of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation – The seminar theme...

Coach Tourism


"VPR Trend Analysis 2015" – positive mood among coach tourism wholesalers

Coach tourism wholesalers or “Paketer” as they are known in Germany are significant partners for coach tourism suppliers and destinations as well as for coach tour operators. The 37 wholesaler...


Legislative process ended: EU Parliament passes Package Travel Directive

An amended version of the Package Travel Directive was finally passed on 27th October 2015 by the European Parliament in Strasbourg. An important regulation for the coach and group tourism sectors on...


German market trends - ups and downs for Mediterranean destinations

Mediterranean destinations are seeing fluctuating fortunes on the German market this year against the background of diverse human and political crises.Turkey, which sold well in the first few months...



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,...



34th Day of Coach Tourism - Speakers

The 34th Day of Coach Tourism kick-off conference for the international coach and group travel sectors will take place on Monday, 11th January 2016 in the Ruhr city of Bochum, Germany, with an...


RDA and gbk disband joint IBV federation

The AGM of the IBV (International Coach Tourism Association) decided on 12th October 2015 in Berlin to disband the joint RDA – International Coach Tourism Federation / gbk – Coach Quality Association...



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


RDA-Workshop 2016 Exhibitor Invitation now available for Friedrichshafen and Cologne

The RDA-Workshop 2016 Exhibitor Invitation is now available for the RDA Workshop from 5th to 7th July 2016 in Cologne and for the new pre-exhibition for Cologne exhibitors from 7th to 8th April 2016...

Dates & Events

          7th to 8th  April 2016, Friedrichshafen,

          5th to 7th July 2016, Cologne, Germany

  • Annual General Meeting

          7th July 2016, Cologne, Germany