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07.06.18

Transport Committee of the European Parliament agrees to extend the 12-day rule to national coach travel

The Transport and Tourism (TRAN) Committee of the European Parliament approved the extension of the 12-day rule to national coach travel during its meeting on 4th June 2018 in Brussels. The MEPs...

01.06.18

EACT in Brussels: Driving and Rest periods Regulation and Posting of Workers Directive

On 15th May 2018, EACT President Stephen Smith, EACT Secretary General Dieter Gauf and RDA EU Representative, Sandra van de Walle, met in Brussels for talks with Markus Ferber, MEP, and Gesine...

04.05.18

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...

Current Press Releases

02.04.18

German holiday behaviour in 2017 – selected first results of the 48th FUR Reiseanalyse (Travel Analysis)

54.1 million German holidaymakers took a total of almost 70 million trips (5 days +) in 2017. Expenditure on holiday trips increased to € 73.4 billion up from € 67.5 billion in 2016. Holiday travel...

29.03.18

European Tourism 2017 – Trends and Prospects

Tourism to Europe continued to grow in 2017 according to recently published research by the European Travel Commission. International tourist arrivals are estimated to have grown + 8 % in the first...

27.02.18

Brexit is already causing a recruitment crisis in UK tourism

There is just over one year to go now until the UK takes leave of the European Union on Friday, 29th March 2019. What form this Brexit will take – whether ‘hard’ or ‘soft’ – nobody yet knows until...

27.02.18

AAT Kings – 20 years exhibiting at RDA

AAT Kings, established over 100 years ago in Sydney, is Australia’s largest coach tourism operator and incoming specialist for high-quality escorted tours of Australia and New Zealand. AAT Kings...

26.02.18

375 exhibitors signed up for RDA Group Travel Expo 2018 in Friedrichshafen

The RDA Group Travel Expos will take place on 10th and 11th April 2018 in Friedrichshafen on scenic Lake Constance and on 3rd and 4th July 2018 in the cathedral city of Cologne. The leading theme in...

26.02.18

German market trends – rise in package holiday bookings for summer 2018

The German organised holiday market is enjoying a boom with strong double-digit growth rates measured in January 2018, driven by good demand for beach and cruise holidays, according to the latest GfK...

06.02.18

German tour operators predict better business in 2018

A recent fvw (a leading fortnightly German travel trade magazine) survey has found out that tour operators in Germany are optimistic about higher sales in 2018 with many predicting revenue growth of...

06.02.18

Magic Nature – Reducing the environmental impact of plastic waste

Sir David Attenborough’s recently broadcast Blue Planet 2 TV series has been a major success. It takes the audience on a journey to the deepest, darkest areas on Earth and has helped us to discover...

08.01.18

RDA ally, ETOA, awarded for contribution to sustainability and touristic innovation

RDA ally federation and EACT member ETOA – the European Tourism Association – has been awarded the prestigious "Golden Experience" award for Sustainable Tourism, presented recently at the...

08.01.18

RDA Group Travel Expos 2018

The RDA Group Travel Expos will take place on 10th and 11th April 2018 in Friedrichshafen on beautiful Lake Constance and on 3rd and 4th July 2018 in the gothic cathedral city of Cologne. The leading...

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