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

The 67th RDA Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on the afternoon of 9th April 2018 in Konferenz-Zentrum West of Messe Friedrichshafen – one day prior to the opening of the RDA Group Travel Expo...


Another successful RDA Group Travel Expo in Friedrichshafen

Two busy RDA Group Travel Expo days awaited more than 375 exhibitors on 10th and 11th of April 2018 under the roof of Messe Friedrichshafen’s Rothaus Halle. In his opening speech, RDA President and...


Travel and tourism creates seven million new jobs worldwide

The new World Travel and Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Research reports that travel and tourism was responsible for the creation of seven million new jobs worldwide. For the seventh...

RDA Consultants

Press and Public Relations

Annette Heinemann
Telephone: +49 22 44 90 33 33
E-mail: presse @rda .de


  • General press work
  • Editor "RDA aktuell", "RDA-Telegram" and RDA website
  • Moderation of RDA press conferences
  • Positioning of the coach tourism industry and the federation in the media 

Legal issues

Prof. Dr. Harald Bartl



  • Author of the RDA General Booking Terms & Conditions and Guidelines
  • Expert assessments vis-à-vis politics and government authorities and on specific issues related to travel law


  • Chairperson of the RDA Legal Committee
  • Regular lecturer on legal issues


Brigitte A. Bech-Schröder

Telephone: +49 6174 968311
E-mail: bechschroeder @t-online .de 


  • RDA corporate attorney
  • Legal advice for board and members
  • Representation of the federation and their interests at the German and EU legislation, politics and public authorities


  • Vice chairperson of the RDA Legal Committee

Taxation issues

MBA Carsten Kaufmann 

Tax consultant
E-Mail: steuerbetreuung @rda .de


  • Advising RDA members on taxation issues
  • Representing the RDA to the tax authorities and on the DRV Taxation Committee

Representation in Brussels

Sandra van de Walle

RDA Representative


  • Monitoring EU legislation
  • Expertise and logistical support for the representation of coach tourism interests


Johannes Hübner


  • Representative RBI - RDA Bus Intervent
  • Head of the AvD and RDA management Intervention Teams and inner-federation crisis management


Holger Fröhlich

Dipl. Biologist and Environment Computer Scientist


  • Advising and representing the RDA on environment and mobility issues
  • Support, evaluation and presentation of RDA projects
  • Research on environmental issues
  • Input to the RDA "Klima schonen - Bus reisen" (Protect the environment – Holiday by coach) climate campaign and to the ifeu-Institute climate study

IT and Internet

Dipl.-Eng. Christian Bintz


  • IT specialist and RDA webmaster
  • Maintenance of the RDA internet presence
  • Maintenance and support of the IT hardware and database
  • RDA data protection officer

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

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