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The Verkehrsbüro Touristik GmbH is an entity acting between the Verkehrsbüro AG (holding company) and the legally independent, operative subsidiaries Verkehrsbüro-Ruefa Reisen GmbH, Eurotours GmbH and travelXXL GmbH. In addition to synchronising operations, the Verkehrsbüro Touristik GmbH exercises a management and coordinating function as a controlling mechanism of the company.
Mag. Helmut Richter
Verkehrsbüro-Ruefa Reisen GmbH ist a wholly-owned subsidiary and encompasses the travel agency and tour operating business under the brand name of Ruefa.
Verkehrsbüro Business Travel GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary with six business travel centres in Austria and responsibility for the corporate travel division .
AX Travel Management is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Verkehrsbüro Group, created in 2011 following the takeover of American Express Reisebüro GmbH. As a franchise partner of American Express, the business travel operator has access to the world-wide “American Express Global Travel Partner” Network.
Verkehrsbüro Hotellerie GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary and operates 26 Austria Trend Hotels, primarily in Austria. The resort hotels are consolidated in the Verkehrsbüro Ferienhotellerie GmbH. Hotels in Bratislava/Slovakia and in Ljubljana/Slovenia also belong to the Austria Trend Hotels International GmbH. The Verkehrsbüro Hotellerie GmbH is the parent company of all other Austria Trend Hotels.
The hotels are run primarily under lease, although several of them are management operations. With both modes of operation, the Verkehrsbüro Hotellerie GmbH is not the owner of the relevant hotel facilities, but partners such as real estate companies.
The 100% subsidiary VB Experts is responsible for business development within the Verkehrsbüro Group and accompanies both companies and public institutions in the development of new marketing, sales, product and communication strategies. Furthermore the VB Experts team supports its clients in the development of new business areas, as well as the analysis of existing business models.
Martin Winkler, MBA
Thomas Payr, MBA
Palais Events Veranstaltungen GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary that operates the historic Viennese event locations of Palais Ferstel, Palais Daun-Kinsky, Wiener Börsensäle and the Café Central.
Mag. Robert Wildling
The DDSG Blue Danube Schiffahrt GmbH is amongst the holdings in associated companies. As the largest shipping company in Austria, the company operates boat trips with a special focus on Vienna and the picturesque stretch of the Danube Valley known as the Wachau.