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Canterbury Christ Church University (Kent, UK) survey shows tourists still value authenticity of historic cities

City tours and city breaks are one of the most popular forms of coach holiday. New research suggests that tourists still search for, and value, authenticity in cities.Dr. Jane Lovell from Canterbury...


GNTB 2018 Marketing Theme – “Culinary Germany” – Wine

Germany is the tenth largest wine-producing country in the world. German wines are light, lively and fruity thanks to the unique climatic and geological conditions in Germany's thirteen wine-growing...


RDA at Busworld in Kortrijk, Belgium

This year, the RDA Federation and RDA-Workshop Touristik-Service GmbH were present at Busworld in Kortrijk/Belgium with an own stand. RDA members and other interested parties were able to engage in...

The RDA Head Office Team

Dieter Gauf
CEO / Press spokesperson

Telephone: +49 221 91 27 72 0
E-mail: geschaeftsfuehrung @rda .de

  • Federation management
  • National and international lobbying
  • Planning, directing, implementing of board decisions
  • Development, co-ordination, implementation of strategic projects
  • Press spokesperson
  • Management of RDA Academy
Memberships Committees
  • RDA Europe Representative and Chairperson of the Tour Guiding Project Group of the Federal Association of the German Tourism Industry (BTW)
  • Member of the Marketing Committee and auditor of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB)
  • Member of the Transport Committee of the German Tourism Federation (DTV)
  • Board member of the German Research Society for Holidays and Travel (FUR)
  • Member of the Steering Committee "Alliance pro Bus"
  • Initiator and organiser of the "Day of Coach Tourism"
  • Visiting lecturer at University of Applied Sciences Munich and City University of Applied Sciences Bremen


Yvonne Blümling
Clerical Processing / Federation Secretary

Telephon: +49 221 91 27 72 18
E-mail: info @rda .de

  • Membership supervision
  • Correspondence
  • Order service


Claudia Schnackerz
Organisation Advisor

Telephon: +49 221 91 27 72 16
E-mail: organisation @rda .de

  • RDA Academy
  • Fairs and exhibitions
  • Co-ordination market representatives
  • BTW Tour Guiding Certificate
  • Transnational dealings


Kathrin Aufderheide
Management Assistant
Marketing and International Affairs Advisor

Telephon: +49 221 91 27 72 21
E-mail: marketing @rda .de

  • International projects / EACT
  • Preliminary work for management
  • Marketing
  • Market research
  • Co-editor RDA media


Monika Riebau

Telephon: +49 221 91 27 72 14
E-mail: buchhaltung @rda .de

  • Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Personnel administration

RDA International Coach Tourism Federation
Hohenstaufenring 47-51
50674 Cologne, Germany
Phone: +49 221 91 27 72 0
Facsimile: +49 221 12 47 88
E-mail: info @rda .de

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