Collective Commentary about the New Package Travel Directive

Raúl Filipe, ESHTE President 39
Ricardo Rivero Ortega, Rector of the University of Salamanca 41
Laurence Jégouzo, Vice Dean of the Sorbonne Law School 43
Giovanna Iannantuoni, Rector of the University of Milan-Bicocca 45
Massimo Carpinelli, Rector of the University of Sassari 47
Nicola Leone, Dean of the University of Calabria 49
CHAPTER I - SUBJECT MATTER, SCOPE, DEFINITIONS AND LEVEL OF HARMONISATION 51
Article 1, Subject matter 51
F. Javier Melgosa Arcos 51
José Ángel Torres Lana 88
Articel 2, Scope 91
José Ángel Torres Lana 92
Article 3, Definitions 101
Vincenzo Franceschelli and Carlos Torres 105
Inmaculada González Cabrera 135
Marc Mc Donald 135
Michael Wukoschitz 183
Article 4, Level of harmonisation 201
Pilar Juana Garcia 201
CHAPTER II - INFORMATION OBLIGATIONS AND CONTENT OF THE PACKAGE TRAVEL CONTRACT 213
Article 5, Pre-contractual information 213
Josep Maria Bech Serrat 216
Article 6, Binding characters of pre-contractual information and conclusion of the pacakge travel contract 227
Josep Maria Bech Serrat 227
Article 7, Content of the package travel contract and documents to be supplied before the start of the package 233
Josep Maria Bech Serrat 235
Article 8, Burden of proof 243
Josep Maria Bech Serrat 243
CHAPTER III - CHANGES TO THE PACKAGE TRAVEL CONTRACT BEFORE THE START OF THE PACKAGE 245
Article 9, Transfer of the package contract to another traveller 245
Sara d'Urso 246
Article 10, Alteration of the price 257
Chiara Tincani 258
Article 11, Alteration of other package travel terms 267
Chiara Tincani 269
Article 12, Termination of the package travel contract and the right of withdrawal before the start of the package 279
Francesco Torchia 281
CHAPTER IV - PERFORMANCE OF THE PACKAGE 299
Article 13, Responsability for the performance of the package 299
Antonia Paniza Fullana 302
Francesco Morandi and Chiara Tincani 320
Article 14, Price reduction and compensation for damages 343
Michael Wukoschitz 344
Article 15, Possibility to contact the organiser via the retailer 361
Andrej Mićović 361
Chiara Tincani 367
Article 16, Obligation to provide assistance 373
Valérie Augros 373
CHAPTER V - INSOLVENCY PROTECTION 383
Article 17, Effectiveness and scope of insolvency pretection 383
Patricia Benavides Velasco 384
Article 18, Mutual recognition of insolvency protection and administrative cooperation 411
Laurence Jégouzo 412
Patricia Benavides Velasco 417
CHAPTER VI - LINKED TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS 429
Article 19, Insolvency protection and information requirements for linked travel arrangements 429
Stephen Mason 430
Patricia Benavides Velasco 434
CHAPTER VII - GENERAL PROVISIONS 447
Article 20, Specific obligations of the retailer where the oganiser is established outside the European Economic Area 447
Gianluca Rossoni 447
Article 21, Liability for booking erros 457
Sarah Prager 457
Article 22, Right of Redress 471
David Grant 471
Article 23, Imperative nature of the Directive 477
Silvia Feliu 477
Article 24, Enforcement 491
Afonso Café 491
Article 25, Penalties 503
F. Javier Melgosa Arcos 503
Alessandra Corrado and Sara d'Urso 521
Matija Damjan and Karmen Lutman 527
Article 26, Reporting by the Comission and review 537
Monika Jurčová 537
Report from the Commission to the European Parliment and the Council on the provisions of Directive (EU) 2015/2302 of the European Parliment and of the Council of 25 November 2015 on package travel and linked travel arrangements applying to online bookings made at different points of sale {SWD(2019) 270 final} 545
Article 27, Amendment of Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 and Directive 2011/83/EU 551
Alessandra Corrado 552
CHAPTER VIII - FINAL PROVISIONS 559
Article 28, Transposition 559
Francisca Ramón Fernández and Cristina Lull Noguera 560
Article 29, Repeal 591
Belén Ferrer and João Vidal 22
Article 30, Entry into force 593
Belén Ferrer and João Vidal 593
Article 31, Addressees 597
Belén Ferrer and João Vidal 597
OTHER COMMENTS 599
The Tax implications of combined trips, Marco Iglesias Caridad 599
The provision of explicit tax relevance within the Directive (EU) 2015/2302 on package travel, Lorenzo del Federico and Caterina del Federico 625
International Convention on Travel Contracts (CCV) - Solutions for Coronavirus on the 50th Anniversary of its Approval: Rise and Fall, Claudia Lima Marques 641
TRANSPOSITION IN MEMBER STATES 657
Austria, Michael Wuckoschitz 657
Belgium, Olivier Dugardyn 663
Belgium, Ilse Meyers 671
Bulgaria, Desislava Hineva 691
Bulgaria, Nancho Nanchev 697
Croatia, Tatjiana Josipović 705
Cyprus, Christiana Markou 729
Czech Republic, Klára Dvořáková 743
Denmark, Marie Jull Sørensen 751
Estonia, Irene Kull 759
Finland, Mikko Laakso 785
France, Emmanuelle Llop 795
France, Valérie Augros 803
Germany, Ernst Führich 823
Greece, Evanthia Kardoulia 839
Hungary, Andras Salamon 843
Ireland, Anne Dolan 879
Italy, Francesco Morandi 901
Italy, Rosaria Garozzo 951
Latvia, Alona Rogale-Homika and Marina Gunare 961
Lithuania, Jolanta Vilkevičiūtė 969
Lithuania, Danguolė Bublienė and Ieva Navickaitė-Sakalauskienė 979
Luxembourg, Valérie Augros 1017
Malta, Jacqueline Tanti-Dougall 1025
Netherlands, Nick de Leeuw, Judith Tersteeg and Frank Radstake 1045
Poland, Piotr Cybula 1069
Portugal, Carlos Torres 1087
Romania, Ilie Dumitru 1121
Slovakia, Monika Jurčová 1141
Slovenia, Matija Damjan and Karmen Lutman 1157
Spain, Sergio Castel Gayán 1173
Spain, Gea Gómez-Pablos Pinto 1187
Sweeden, Jonas Thyberg 1197
United Kingdom, Sarah Prager 1207
Appendix 1 1213
Appendix 2 1229
Appendix 3 1241
Appendix 4 1291

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