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EACT Meeting during RDA Group Travel Expo in Friedrichshafen discusses alternative GTL fuels, VAT and coach access to cities

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

The European Alliance for Coach Tourism (EACT) held an internsive meeting on the afternoon of Thursday, 20th April 2017 on the occasion of the second RDA Group Travel Expo in Friedrichshafen with representatives attending from Belgium, Germany, Italy, Sweden and the UK. EACT Chairman, Stephen Smith of the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK, led the discussions on urgent industry issues such as alternative GTL fuels, EU VAT regulations, EACT CI and coach tourism access to popular European city destinations. Special guest presenter was Mr. Lars Johannson, Director Global Marketing at Volvo Bus Corporation, Sweden, and secretary of ACEA.

Sandra van de Walle, RDA representative in Brussels, updatet the EACT members about EU issues as 12-day-rule and road initiative.

The next EACT meeting will be held on 5th July 2017 in Cologne.


Annette Heinemann
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Facsimile: +49 2244 87 74 22

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