- USA: DHS report says X-ray scanners at airports are safe;
- ECJ Advocate General: air ticket pricing rules regarding ‘optional price supplements’ also apply to a cancellation insurance;
- USA: Appelate court affirms foreign nationals' standing to challenge a "no-fly list" inclusion;
- European Union: Parliamentary Transport and Tourism Committee calls for improved air passenger rights;
- ECJ to hear cases challenging its "Sturgeon" judgement;
- European Union: Public consultation of stakeholders on the "European Charter for Sustainable and Responsible Tourism";
- European Court of Justice: insolvency protection also applies in case of a package organiser’s fraudulent conduct;
- "Reviews you can trust" - UK Advertising Standards Authority finds TripAdvisor ads misleading;
- USA: Appelate court confirms limitation of liability clauses in airline's "Conditions of Carriage";
- Germany: new reference for ECJ preliminary ruling regarding Reg. 261/2004;
- EU Transport Commissioner receives commitment from Cruise industry to fully engage in review of passenger ship safety rules;
- Canada: body height is not a disability;
- UNESCO: cruise ships should steer clear of Venice lagoon;
Monday, March 05, 2012
Thursday, March 01, 2012
The 5th IFTTA Europe Workshop will take place in Rostock, Germany, April 17-20, 2012. International experts from several countries will discuss current legal issues of the travel and tourism industry and exchange experience.
The main topics are:
- The proposal for a new Package Travel Directive
- New developments in EU passengers' rights
- Enforcement of Travel Law
- National reports on recent developments in Travel and Tourism Law.
For detailed information and registration please see here>>;.