About us


The Verkehrsbüro Group, the leading enterprise in tourism in Austria, currently employs around 3000 people and can look back on more than 100 years of success. Under the umbrella of the Österreichisches Verkehrsbüro AG, the Group, offers a wide range of services in leisure tourism, the hotel industry and business tourism for private customers, companies and public institutions.



With 27 Austria Trend Hotels the Verkehrsbüro Group is the operator of the leading Austrian hotel group, focusing mainly on 4-star city hotels.   The Verkehrsbüro Group is also at the forefront in the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Events) sector, with 9.500 m²in total of event space, hosting around 10.000 events annually. In keeping with the motto “A lot of design for little money”, the group also operates a joint venture with the Motel One Group in the budget design hotel segment with seven hotels in Vienna, Salzburg and Linz. Since 2011 the Verkehrsbüro Group, with Palais Events, has been managing the historic locations Palais Ferstel, Palais Daun-Kinsky, the Wiener Börsensäle and the Café Central.

Ruefa Testsieger

The Group is the market leader in the leisure tourism sector with more than 100 Ruefa travel agencies throughout the whole of Austria.

The subsidiary Eurotours International  is a leader in both the “tour operator” and “multi-channel sales” business segments in Austria. Travel products are primarily sold directly in cooperation with a food discounter in Austria, as well as in Switzerland and Germany, where products are also distributed under the company’s own brand, Just Away.

Verkehrsbüro Business Services and Verkehrsbüro MICE Services are now united under the umbrella of Verkehrsbüro Business Touristik in order to provide our customers with the best possible all-round service. We are THE full service provider and leading business travel management partner in Austria. As an American Express Global Business Travel network partner, we have a truly worldwide presence.



As the largest company in tourism in Austria, we are a partner you can trust.

Martin Winkler, MBA, Spokesman of the Verkehrsbüro Group executive board