About us


The Verkehrsbüro Group, the leading enterprise in tourism in Austria, has been working successfully for 100 years and currently employs around 3000 people. The Group, under the umbrella of the Österreichisches Verkehrsbüro AG, offers a wide range of services in leisure tourism, the hotel industry and business tourism, all of which are oriented towards current customer requirements, from private customers, companies and public institutions.



With 27 Austria Trend Hotels the Verkehrsbüro Group operates the leading Austrian hotel Group, which focuses mainly on 4-star city hotels.   The Verkehrsbüro Group is also at the forefront in the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Events) sector, with event facilities for up to 11,000 people. 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 six hotels in Vienna and Salzburg. 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 108 Ruefa travel agencies throughout the whole of Austria.

Nachhaltigkeit im Verkehrsbüro

Eurotours – the leading incoming agency and one of the largest tour operators in direct sales in Central Europe – successfully sells travel products, above all via direct distribution in cooperation with a food discounter in Austria, as well as in Switzerland and Germany.

Verkehrsbüro Business Travel

The Verkehrsbüro Group, with its subsidiaries Verkehrsbüro Business Travel and AX Travel Management, is a leader in business travel.  Verkehrsbüro Business Travel offers small and medium-sized enterprises, as well as larger companies, an ISO-certified service in six Business Travel Centres. Thanks to its partnership with American Express Global Business Travel and international controlling standards, the leader in technology, AX Travel Management, offers a worldwide service. Around 40 congresses and corporate events are organised annually under the brand name Austropa Interconvention.

Verkehrsbüro Group facts & figures


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