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08.12.16

Call to demonstrate against the coach unfriendly politics of the city of Paris on 20th December 2016

All efforts over the past two years to talk to the city of Paris about the situation concerning tour coach access and parking fees have been unsuccessful. Our EACT French partner federation FNTV has...

02.12.16

Catch-Up with RDA and EACT Strategic Partners CTA, CPT and ETOA in Limehouse London

RDA Strategic Partnerships are a major benefit of RDA membership when they are actively lived. RDA CEO Dieter Gauf and RDA Market Representative for the UK, Ireland & the Commonwealth, Dr....

16.11.16

35th Day of Coach Tourism – speaker line-up

The 35th 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 on...

02.11.16

35th Day of Coach Tourism – controversial industry issues and themes

The 35th 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 on...

31.10.16

66th RDA Annual General Meeting in Friedrichshafen

RDA Members please note that the 66th RDA Annual General Meeting will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday, 19th April 2017 in Friedrichshafen on scenic Lake Constance. Make use of this excellent...

31.10.16

66th RDA Annual General Meeting in Friedrichshafen

RDA Members please note that the 66th RDA Annual General Meeting will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday, 19th April 2017 in Friedrichshafen on scenic Lake Constance. Make use of this excellent...

10.10.16

Strategic Partnership agreement signed between ETOA - The European Tour Operators Association (UK) and RDA – International Coach Tourism Federation

The RDA and EACT member federation ETOA - The European Tour Operators Association (UK) – have just signed a Strategic Partnership, mutual co-operation and support agreement which, it is hoped, will...

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66th RDA Annual General Meeting on 19th April 2017 in Friedrichshafen, Germany

The 66th RDA Annual General Meeting took place on 19th April 2017 in Friedrichshafen on scenic lake constance, Germany. This is were important future-oriented decisions were made. After 15 years of presidency, Richard Eberhardt withdrew from his position as RDA-President. The AGM elected a new president as well as further board members and decided about the use of the financial resources and the activities of the federation.

The RDA AGM elected the former Vicepresident Benedikt Esser to become the new president of the RDA International Coach Tourism Federation. Esser emphasized that the trade-only exhibitions in Cologne and Friedrichshafen are vital to the RDA. In regards to political matters, he identifies a special need for action concerning the trade tax addition. He would also like to avoid duplication of effort of the different federations and to reinforce the co-operation between the federations. Furthermore, the expansion of the portfolio of the RDA-Academy is on his agenda.

Moreover, Dr. Ulrich Basteck, Wörlitz Tourist, was elected as Vice-President. RDA treasurer, Bernhard Kirschbaum, stood as a candidate again and was reelected as RDA treasurer. Marco Schuy, Schuy Exclusiv Reisen Limburg, and Anna Marx, Narx Reisen Fridolfing, were elected to the board as new members.

At the end of the AGM, Konrad Behringer made the proposal to elect Richard Eberhardt as honorary president. This proposal was accepted by the AGM with standing ovations.

Following the AGM, there was the kick-off event for the RDA Group Travel Expo 2017 in Friedrichshafen. There were numerous new exhibitors present in Friedrichshafen in order to present their offers and innovations to the trade visitors.

Contact

Salmin Behrens
Phone: +49 221 91 27 72 11
Facsimile: +49 221 12 47 88
E-mail: international @rda .de

Moleturm Friedrichshafen (Foto: Tourist-Information Friedrichshafen)