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67th RDA Annual General Meeting, 9th April 2018 in Friedrichshafen

RDA Members are kindly invited to attend this year’s RDA Annual General Meeting, which will take place on the afternoon of Monday, 9th April 2018 in Messe Friedrichshafen prior to this year’s RDA...


RDA at ITB Berlin 2017 from 7th to 11th March 2018 – Hall 12, Stand No. 102

The ITB Berlin from 7th to 11th March 2018 (opening times daily from 10 am to 6 pm) is the largest travel industry exhibition worldwide (160,000 m² with 7 billion Euro turnover). In 2017, 109,000...


EU Mobility Package: EACT clarifies coach tourism concerns and preferences in Brussels

EACT (European Alliance for Coach Tourism) representatives Ms. Sandra van de Walle (RDA Brussels Office), Stephen Smith (EACT Chairman) and Kevin Traynor (CTTCI) met with members of the European...

Tasks and goals

The primary goal of the political engagement of the RDA is the promotion of modern and environmentally friendly coach and group tourism. By engaging in active lobbying and establishing close contact with political and economic decisionmakers, the RDA is representing the interests of the international coach and group tourism industry both at national and international levels.

The philosophy of the federation  - services by members for members - is reflected in a comprehensive range of services and product portfolios which cover all relevant group tourism issues and are specially geared to small- and medium-sized tourism enterprises.

RDA International Coach Tourism Federation

The RDA International Coach Tourism Federation e.V. (founded in 1951 originally as the "Reise-Ring Deutscher Autobusunternehmungen e.V.) represents the complete spectrum of the coach tourism business activity. The RDA is the leading federation in Europe for coach and group tourism with about 3,000 member companies and several associated federations in more than 40 countries and over 70 sectors.
These include coach companies, tour operators, tourism federations, destination marketing organisations, visitor attractions, culture and event suppliers, carriers, hotels and restaurants. All sectors offering services related to the touristic group travel are united within the RDA.

Benefits of RDA membership

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RDA International Coach Tourism Federation
Hohenstaufenring 47-51
D-50674 Cologne
Phone: +49 221 91 27 72 0
Fax: +49 221 91 27 72 27
E-mail: info @rda .de