201810.15
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Valerie Augros adressed NDC issues at Estoril Conference

Valérie Augros attended the International Conference organised on 8 and 9 October 2018 in Estoril (Portugal) by ESHTE and INATEL. There was again a solid program this year. The conference speeches related to the new Package Travel Directive as well as to competition law in tourism, with stimulating developments made by lawyers, practitionners and acamedics from all over the…

201807.13
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Valérie Augros at Conference on Travel Directive

Laurence Jegouzo with Master 2 in Tourism law organised a conference on package travel and linked travel arrangements, that took place at the Paris Sorbonne University on 5 July 2018.  Travel sector professionals, professors and lawyers discussed all day long about the new provisions introduced by the directive. Valérie Augros who participated to this conference specifically developped…

201806.29
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Here comes the travel directive!

Professionals in the travel sector should now be ready to comply with the directive (UE) n°2015/2302 on package travel and linked travel arrangements (hereinafter « PTD »). In France, the PTD was transposed in three diffferent texts, as follows : Ordonnance n°2017-1717 du 20 décembre 2017. Décret n°2017-1871 du 29 décembre 2017. These two texts are directly transposing…

201805.25
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Facebook and labour dispute

Social networks are nowadays widely used including to share one’s comments on labour experience. However, the company that employs a chatty employee may not appreciate when comments on social networks are denigrating or offending against the employer. A distinction is made under French case law based on the private nature of such chats. In a…

201710.30
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The implementation of the new PTD in France: a balanced deal between all actors?

The new Package Travel Directive (The Directive (EU) n°2015/2302 of 25 November 2015 on package and linked travel arrangements) was clearly adopted to modernise the provisions set out in the previous directive (EC Directive n° 90/314 of 13 June 1990 on package travel, package holidays and package tours). Its purpose was to strengthen the rights of…

201710.12
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Valérie Augros at ESHTE Conference of October 2017

Valérie Augros was speaking at the ESHTE/INATEL International Conference in Portugal on 9 & 10 October 2017. This year, lawyers and academics from Europe but also from other regions in the world debated about sustainable tourism law but also on the new package travel directive. Valérie’s presentation was entitled: “The implementation of the new PTD…

201706.26
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Flight cancellation and passengers information

A new decision from the ECJ was recently rendered in respect of the duty to inform passengers in case of flight cancellation pursuant to the EC Regulation No 261/2004 (11 May 2017, C-302/16, Bas Jacob Adriaan Krijgsman v Surinaamse Luchtvaart Maatschappij NV). In this case, a passenger was informed of the cancellation of his flight less than two…