The whole world of coach and group tourism, new destinations, interesting travel trends and specialist information: visiting the RDA Group Travel Expo in Cologne is a good start into the new season!


Experience the variety of coach and group tourism

At the RDA Group Travel Expo in Cologne, the leading travel trade fair for coach and group tourism in the German-speaking area, the industry meets in one of Europe's most economically powerful metropolitan regions in time for the new season. Whether picturesque Eastern European lakes, charming holiday destinations on the Mediterranean Sea, attractive destinations in the European West, unique tours to the Scandinavian countries or new attractions in Germany - you can discover all this and much more at the RDA Group Travel Expo. Get inspired for your travel planning in the immediate vicinity of the BENELUX region!

There are plenty of good reasons for a visit:

Coach travel = climate protection

More and more travelers are looking for environmentally friendly forms of travel.

Diverse offers

More than 50 industries will showcase their services.

New contacts

Exhibitors have an average of 30 sales talks, 1/3 of which are initial contacts.

High levels of visitor satisfaction

More than 95 percent of visitors would recommend the trade fair to others.

Many years of competence

The RDA Group Travel Expo is held annually for more than 40 years.

In addition to a large variety of exhibitors from the bus and group tourism industry, three programme highlights await you:

EXPO Night in Cologne

Let the first exhibition day come to an end in a unique atmosphere and strengthen both new and existing business contacts in an exclusive evening event. Experience EXPO Night 2020 on the Rhine and network on board the MS RheinFantasie while enjoying great food, delicious drinks and good music.

When? Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 from 6.30 pm
Wo? MS RheinFantasie, KD Anleger 1, next to the Deutzer Brücke, Frankenwerft/Am Leystapel, 50667 Cologne. IMPORTANT: The ship departs at 7.30 pm and returns to KD Pier 1 at 9.30 pm.
What else? Until 10.30 pm the DJ will be playing on the open deck, after that you can continue dancing below deck.
How much? 49,- € per person (incl. buffet & drinks)

Tickets for the EXPO Night can be purchased separately from admission to the trade fair via Eventbrite's online ticket shop.

RDA Campus

The issue of skills shortages is on everyone's lips. Therefore, we invite young tourism professionals to visit the fair, to make contacts and get to know the industry. On the RDA campus, universities offering tourism courses of study present themselves and are happy to advise the next generation.

During the tour, exhibitors can introduce themselves to interested young professionals.

RDA TrendForum

Gather valuable insights from the bus and group tourism industry during exciting panel discussions and various lectures by experts.

The complete programme of the RDA TrendForum 2020 Cologne can be downloaded here in advance.