Collective Commentary about the New Package Travel Directive

Transposition in Romania of the Directive (EU) 2015/2302: Balancing between tourists protection and debatable provisions Dr. Av. Ilie Dumitru 1 I. Short Introduction on the Evolution of Tourism Legislation in Romania; II. Informing the Traveller in the Pre-contractual Phase; III. The Liability of the Organizing Travel Agency for the Provision of Travel Services; IV. Protection of Passengers in the Event of Insolvency of the Organizing Tourism Agency. I. SHORT INTRODUCTION ON THE EVOLUTION OF TOURISM LEGISLATION IN ROMANIA Romania is one of the European countries more and more sought after as holiday destination. Any person who will scratch the country’s surface will discover this country as a place that has it all: forest with birds and wild animals, mountains with mountaineering routes and ski slopes, natural beaches with fine sand, the Dracula Castle, the Danube Delta, spa resorts, the biggest building in Europe and the second largest administrative building in the world, wine cellars and vineyards in the sub-Carpathian hills, old towns and medieval citadels still inhabited and so on. During the process of its admission into the European Union (2007), Romania modified many of the national laws in order to make it compatible with the provisions of the European legal frame. Such evolution includes the tourism legislation. The adoption of legislation in the field of tourism was only one component of the great effort of the Romanian state generated by the change of the governing 1 Associate Professor of the Law Department of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, PhD., Attorney and member of the Bucharest Bar; email: .