• RDA International Coach Tourism Federation

RDA International Coach Tourism Federation

The RDA International Coach Tourism Federation (founded in 1951) has been active in the coach and group tourism sectors for over 60 years and represents the interests of around 2,000 member companies from over 40 countries. The federation with its heterogeneous membership structure consolidates all partners of the group tourism industry:

  • tour operators,
  • travel and tourism agencies,
  • hotels and restaurants,
  • museums and visitor attractions,
  • tourist offices and destination marketing organisations,
  • cultural and tourism federations,
  • marketing consultants and insurance companies,
  • trade press,
  • numerous coach companies from Germany and abroad.

Group travel is popular with tourists beacause group travel is "feel good" travel. Whether travelling by coach, rail, ship or plane - sociable package holidays in the company of others offer a whole lot of advantages to holidaymakers.


In the varied and diverse world of coach and group tourism, the RDA International Coach Tourism Federation and its subsidiary the RDA Expo GmbH are your experienced partners on the road to success. The RDA offers one-stop-shop for the promotion, purchase, distribution and sales of coach and group tourism services - from initial ideas to final contracts. The RDA has regular meetings and intense co-operation with allied European federations, associations and other opinion leaders.

Why join us?

As an RDA member, there are many ways you can benefit from our international coach and group tourism network. For example, you can take part in the RDA Group Travel Expos: the leading trade-only sales and purchasing exhibitions for the coach and group travel sector. This is where supply meets demand - where you can make contacts and nurture relationships with existing and potential business partners. The RDA Group Travel Expos are not only a source of innovations, and a purchasing and communications platform, but also the leading international trade exhibitions for the whole coach and group tourism industry.

The RDA Federation is your gateway to new ideas, higher quality and greater security for your future – both before and after the RDA Group Travel Expos in Friedrichshafen and Cologne.