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Reisebüros (Austria)

  • Generic name of profession

    Travel agent
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Travel agency (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Gewerbeordnung 1994
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Recognition of professional experience Annex IV - automatic recognition
    Level in case of subsidiary application of GS:
    SEC - Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course , Art. 11 b
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    1. Ausgabe, Vermittlung und Besorgung von Fahrausweisen einschließlich Platzkarten von Verkehrsunternehmen jeder Art, 2. Vermittlung von durch Verkehrsunternehmen durchzuführenden Personenbeförderungen, 3. Vermittlung und Besorgung von für Reisende bestimmte Unterkunft oder Verpflegung, 4. Vermittlung von Pauschalreisen einschließlich Gesellschaftsfahrten, 5. Veranstaltung von Pauschalreisen einschließlich Gesellschaftsfahrten, die der Veranstalter direkt oder über einen Vermittler anbietet.
    1. the issuance and procurement of tickets for domestic and foreign passenger transport undertakings of all kinds, 2. the brokering/procurement of contracts concerning passenger transport 3. the brokering/procurement of accommodation or meals for travellers, 4. the brokering/procurement of package travel contracts 5. the organization of package tours offered either directly or through an intermediary The qualification is required by law only for the pursuit of the profession as a self-employed person or as manager acc. to the Austrian Trade Law. (EN)
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