40th Day of Coach Tourism 2022

11th January 2021 in Duisburg, Germany

New Normality for Coach Tourism – Return to the Future

The 40th Day of Coach Tourism will take place from 10 am to 2 pm on Monday, 10th January 2022 in the historic spa Kurhaus Wiesbaden hosted by Wiesbaden Congress&Marketing.

This year’s theme is New Normality for Coach Tourism – Return to the Future .

Initial help for the Re-Start – which tried and tested procedures will assert themselves vice versa which innovations will prevail.
With stimulating contributions expected from leading experts, researchers and insiders – focusing upon the current situation of coach travel during Covid19 and the post-pandemic future.

The event will take place in strict compliance with Covid19-rules.

Participation in the 40th Day of Coach Tourism is free-of-charge and open to trade members only.

Since it is the 40th Anniversary of the Trade Forum there will be a Celebration in the exclusive Henkell-Freixenet Sparkling Wine Cellar on the 9.th of January
Your input and ideas are very much appreciated and most welcome in advance of the event. So please contact Dieter Gauf, if you would like to make a contribution.

Please use the contact form for further information HERE or send us an E-Mail.


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Main Players and Expert-Speakers

  • Keynote-Message: Tarek Al-Wazir, Minister of Economic Affairs, Transportation,Energy and Housing of the State of Hesse and Dr.Oliver Franz, Mayor of Wiesbaden and Commissioner for Economic Developement
  • Karl-Reinhard Wissmüller, Chairman LHO Federation of Coachoperators
  • Introduction and Screenplay of the Conference:
    Dieter Gauf, Editor, Consultant and Organizer of „Tag der Bustouristik“
  • Challenges and Opportunities for Coach Tourism Recovery across Europe Sean Taggart, Commercial Director, European Tourism Association (ETOA)
  • Hanna Kleber, President Corps Touristique – International Touristboards contributing Inspiration to Global Tourism Diversity
  • Wiesbaden Rheingau – Best practice for Destination Marketing and Grouptourism, Martin Michel, CEO Wiesbaden Tourismus
  • Philippi Reisen Entrepreneurs since 85 years – Mark Philippi illuminates Perspectives of Coachtourism after the Pandemic.
  • Online Distribution and/or face-to-face selling: Travel Agencies as Point of Sale. Jochen Szech, President of ASR Federation of Independent Touroperators and Travel Agents
  • Fresh Money for the Trade: Dr. Ralf Beck, Author of Brauchen wir noch Banken – do we still need banks ?
  • Anchorman of the paneldiscussion:
    Johannes Hübner, TV and Radio commentator, Head of Coach Safety Initiative RBI


  • Patronship: ETOA European Tourism Association
  • Strategic Supporter: BUSWORLD

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