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EACT Meeting during RDA Group Travel Expo 2017 in Cologne

EACT meeting during RDA Group Travel Expo 2017 in Cologne © Dr. Patrick Patridge

The European Alliance for Coach Tourism (EACT) held a well-attended meeting on the morning of Wednesday, 5th July 2017 on the occasion of the RDA Group Travel Expo 2017 in Cologne with representatives attending from Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. EACT Chairman, Stephen Smith of the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK, reported on a recent meeting with the IRU and led discussions on industry issues including the 12-day rule, alternative GTL fuels, road congestion charges in EU states, EU posting of workers directive, EU VAT regulations, EACT logo and coach tourism access to popular European city destinations. The next EACT meeting will be held on 24th October 2017 during Busworld in Kortrijk, Belgium. Willy Della Valle from Italy reminded attendees of EACT’s 5th birthday on 12th October 2017 and of EACT successes to-date, future challenges and the importance of working together in international tandem.

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