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This extensive online journal is aimed at a diverse readership: travel industry professionals, travel lawyers, regulators, academics, consumers, and students of travel law. It covers all aspects of travel law: travel agency, tour operations, cruise law, air law, timeshare, hotel law as well as the regulation and licensing of the travel industry, including EU travel regulations. It includes a section on Travel Rights.

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Latest Articles

Advocate General’s Opinion in X v Kuoni: A Commentary

The ECJ will soon be delivering its decision in the case of X v Kuoni Travel Ltd (Case C-578/19). In this article,…

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A Liability Waiver Does Not Always Protect Against Personal Injury Claims

In this article the author examines exclusion clauses, warnings and…

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Hotel Found Liable for Fatal Fall. Court of Appeal Upholds Decision

In an earlier article the author looked at the question…

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The Lion, The Guide, and The Local Safety Standards Defence

Recently the UK press reported the settlement of liability issues…

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A Shot in the Arm for Saga?

As the rate of vaccination accelerates, so tour operators and…

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When is it acceptable to infer a local standard?

In this article the author returns to the perennial problem…

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When will there be justice in Athens?

This is a brief report of a Canadian case which…

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Principals or Agents?

In this article the author provides an analysis of the…

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Hotel found liable for fatal fall

What liability, if any, do hoteliers have for the safety…

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Brexit: The End for Regulation 261?

Kathryn Ward and Jonathan Lin The short answer is “no”!…

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Travel Rights

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Package Holiday Rights. FAQs.

What are the Package Travel Regulations and when do they apply?…

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Flight Problems: Your rights under Reg. 261 for flight cancellations, delays and denied boarding. FAQs.

What is the Montreal Convention and when does it apply?…

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Flight problems. Your rights under the Montreal Convention for delays to you and for damage, delay or loss of your baggage. FAQs.

The Montreal Convention (MC) is an international treaty, signed by almost all…

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Covid, Cruise Cancellations and Future Cruise Credits

Thanks to Covid the cruise industry is being decimated. Cruises are being cancelled for many months ahead and long planned holidays are being put on hold…

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Hotel Rights

This article applies to hotel bookings made directly with a hotel in the UK. Different considerations apply to bookings made via an…

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How to pursue your rights against a travel company

If you have complained to your travel company and not…

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How (Not) to Make a Complaint

I once wrote a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security in America accusing his staff of being ‘cretinous morons’ and…

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Lost Baggage. Connecting Flights

If you have booked tickets on more than one airline…

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CMA threatens Lastminute with legal action

On 1 December 2020, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that Lastminute .com had signed formal undertakings which committed it to…

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Ryanair’s response to the virus criticised – twice

Ryanair has been in the news twice this week. First…

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My hotel has burnt down. What are my rights?

It was reported recently that the luxury Andaman Hotel in…

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Crumb of comfort for airlines which take passengers to the wrong airport

In a case brought before the European Court of Justice…

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ASA on misleading prices. Again.

The Advertising Standards Authority regularly investigates complaints about misleading prices…

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It’s a dog’s life

The US Department of Transport has recently changed the rules…

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CMA flies into action again

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has just announced it…

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Travellers love the CMA

Following action by the Competition and Markets Authority, LoveHolidays has…

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Vaccination success could boost medical tourism

According to a recent posting on Travelmole travel agents in…

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Lastminute .com agrees last minute refunds

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been investigating lastminute…

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