Collective Commentary about the New Package Travel Directive

International Convention on Travel Contracts (CCV) – Solutions for the Coronavirus on the 50th Anniversary of its Approval: Rise and Fall Claudia Lima Marques 1 Introduction; I. The Rise of a Uniform Convention and its Solutions to COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak; I.1. Origins and Shape of the CCV Convention; I.2. The CCV Convention’s Solutions for COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak; II. The Fall of Global Substantive Uniform Solutions and New International Efforts on Tourist Protection; II.1. The Rise of Consumer Law, the Changes in the Global Mass Tourism and the Decline of Travel Agencies; II.2. New International Efforts on Tourist Protection; III. Final Comments. INTRODUCTION It is an honour to contribute on the book Collective Commentary about the New Pacakage Travel Directive regarding the pioneering initiative on travel contract. This paper’s subject is the UNIDROIT 2 1970 International Convention on Travel Contracts and the analysis of the solutions proposed at this International Convention for Coronavirus. In 2020, the UNIDROIT 1970 International Convention on Travel Contracts (CCV) 3 celebrates the 50th anniversary of its 1 Prof. Dr. h. c. Claudia Lima Marques, Full Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre), Brazil, Chair of the Committee on International Protection of consumers, ILA (London) and Expert of the Brazilian Government at the Hague Conference on the Tourism Project. Former President of Brasilcon (Brasilia) and Asociación Americana de Derecho Internacional Privado (ASADIP) (Asunción). 2 UNIDROIT is the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law “an independent intergovernmental Organisation with its seat in the Villa Aldobranini in Rome. Its purpose is to study needs and methods for modernising, harmonising and co-ordinating private and in particular commercial law as between States and groups of States and to formulate uniform law instruments, principles and rules to achieve those objectives.” Established in 1926 and re-established in 1940 the UNIDROIT has 63 Members today, avaialable at (accessed on 26 June 2020). 3 International Legal Materials , Vol. 9, Issue 4 (July 1970), pp. 699-709.