STRATEGIC PARTNERS

Organisations from within the coach, group travel, tourism and hospitality sectors play an important part in representing and promoting their own industries alongside the interests of coach tourism. The CTA works with these organisations in raising issues relating to the coach tourism industry while also ensuring the coach industry has a voice in tourism marketing initiatives.

Confederation of Passenger Transport UK
www.cpt-uk.org
0207 240 3131

The Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) is recognised by Government as the voice of the bus and coach industry, and the focus for consultation on national and international legislation, local regulations, operational practices and engineering standards. Its members range from large multi-national transport operators to small family businesses.

European Tourism Association
www.etoa.org
020 7499 4412

ETOA is the trade association for tour operators and suppliers in European destinations, from global brands to local independent businesses. Over 1100 members deliver more than €12billion of business annually within Europe and include tour and online operators, intermediaries and wholesalers, European tourist boards, hotels, attractions, technology companies and other tourism and business service providers. ETOA’s purpose is to shape the future for tourism in Europe by connecting, supporting and informing its membership.

RDA International Coach Tourism Federation
www.rda.de
+49-221-12 04 48

The RDA – International Coach Tourism Federation is Europe’s largest umbrella organisation for the coach tourism industry and organiser of Europe’s largest trade-only exhibition for the coach tourism sector – the RDA-Workshop in Cologne and Friedrichshafen. It has a membership of ca. 3,000 companies from 40 countries and provides a forum for B2B, market research, legal and fiscal advisory services, further training and political lobbying at both national and European Union levels. The RDA is a founding member of the European Alliance for Coach Tourism (EACT) of which CTA (UK), CPT (UK), CTTC Ireland and ETOA (UK) are members.

Tourism Alliance

www.tourismalliance.com

020 3117 0664

The Tourism Alliance seeks to establish and maintain a favourable operating environment for all businesses involved in the delivery of tourism, particularly in England. Its main purpose is to lobby government both in England and Brussels on the key strategic issues facing the industry.