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65th RDA Annual General Meeting 2016

The 65th RDA Annual General Meeting took place on the afternoon of 7th July 2016 at the end of the third RDA-Workshop day - the plan being to attract more visitors to the final day of the exhibition and to save both members and federation time and resources. Nobody planned for Germany playing in...

Coach Tourism


RDA Member Hever Castle & Gardens awarded with TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence

Hever Castle & Gardens in Kent, the Garden of England, has been awarded a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence as both a Visitor Attraction and for its luxury Bed & Breakfast accommodation...


Technology is not making tour guides superfluous

Tour guiding and qualified tour guides are essential for memorable and smoothly running group travel programmes and experiences. That is why the RDA lays such important emphasis on tour guides and...


2016 Sustainability Report – no tourism companies in the Top 100

While sustainability is currently a major theme in the tourism and travel sector, the sixth and latest Serviceplan Group “Sustainability Image Score” does not contain any tourism or travel companies...



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...



35th Day of Coach Tourism - “Upheaval in the coach tourism market – Challenges & Opportunities”

The 35th RDA 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...


BREXIT: RDA statement on UK Referendum result

RDA-President Richard Eberhardt is concerned about the result of the UK referendum vote to leave the European Union:“We very much regret the decision of the UK electorate. This is a very sad day for...

RDA Workshop


42nd RDA Workshop Cologne

A lively, humming and positive atmosphere was felt at this year’s RDA-Workshop from 5th to 7th July 2016 in Cologne – the largest European trade-only, sales and purchasing exhibition for the coach...

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