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Consumer Choice and Fair Competition on the Digital Single Market in the Areas of Air Transportation and Accommodation

16-10-2018

This document was requested by the European Parliament's Committee on the Internal Market. Through a series of case studies it provides an overview of measures implemented by states and firms that may harm competition and consumer choice. It explores the extent to which EU Law may apply to prevent such restrictive practices.

This document was requested by the European Parliament's Committee on the Internal Market. Through a series of case studies it provides an overview of measures implemented by states and firms that may harm competition and consumer choice. It explores the extent to which EU Law may apply to prevent such restrictive practices.

Parlamendiväline autor

Giorgio Monti

Tourism in the EU economy

07-07-2014

Tourism plays a major role in the EU and global economies. The impact of tourism in the world economy is estimated as 9% of world GDP, while in the EU it is the third-largest socio-economic sector and has generally remained robust throughout the financial crisis. This spotlight presents some background data on selected aspects of tourism in the EU economy.

Tourism plays a major role in the EU and global economies. The impact of tourism in the world economy is estimated as 9% of world GDP, while in the EU it is the third-largest socio-economic sector and has generally remained robust throughout the financial crisis. This spotlight presents some background data on selected aspects of tourism in the EU economy.

Package Travel and Assisted Travel Arrangements: Initial Appraisal of the Commission's Impact Assessment

15-10-2013

This note seeks to provide an initial analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the European Commission's Impact Assessment accompanying its proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on package travel and on assisted travel arrangements, amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Directive 2011/83/EU and repealing Council Directive 90/314/EEC (COM (2013) 512), submitted on 9 July 2013. It analyses whether the principal criteria ...

This note seeks to provide an initial analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the European Commission's Impact Assessment accompanying its proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on package travel and on assisted travel arrangements, amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Directive 2011/83/EU and repealing Council Directive 90/314/EEC (COM (2013) 512), submitted on 9 July 2013. It analyses whether the principal criteria laid down in the Commission’s own Impact Assessment Guidelines, as well as additional factors identified by the Parliament in its Impact Assessment Handbook, appear to be met by the IA. It does not attempt to deal with the substance of the proposal.

Towards a reform of EU law on package travel

05-08-2013

The tourist sector is an important part of the EU's economy, generating 10% of its GDP. The internet and the rise of low-cost airlines have changed both business approaches and consumer behaviour patterns. Instead of traditional pre-arranged packages, many tourists now either combine the different elements of their holidays themselves or purchase customised packages. In July 2013, the Commission presented a proposal for a new Directive on package travel and assisted travel arrangements. It is aimed ...

The tourist sector is an important part of the EU's economy, generating 10% of its GDP. The internet and the rise of low-cost airlines have changed both business approaches and consumer behaviour patterns. Instead of traditional pre-arranged packages, many tourists now either combine the different elements of their holidays themselves or purchase customised packages. In July 2013, the Commission presented a proposal for a new Directive on package travel and assisted travel arrangements. It is aimed at adapting the legal framework to the challenges of the digital era. The European Parliament has supported the idea of reforming the law on package travel in two resolutions.

Implementation of the Package Travel Directive

15-03-2012

This study provides an updated evaluation of the Package Travel Directive. Firstly, the implementation of the Directive – especially though the current state of play in the new Member States – is analysed. Particular aspects of the Directive are treated, such as the problem of the travel provider becoming insolvent, issues relating to intermediaries and travel not regulated by the Directive. Secondly, proposals are treated. The Directive is evaluated from the perspectives of stakeholders and consumers ...

This study provides an updated evaluation of the Package Travel Directive. Firstly, the implementation of the Directive – especially though the current state of play in the new Member States – is analysed. Particular aspects of the Directive are treated, such as the problem of the travel provider becoming insolvent, issues relating to intermediaries and travel not regulated by the Directive. Secondly, proposals are treated. The Directive is evaluated from the perspectives of stakeholders and consumers. An update is given on the latest relevant legislative developments. This includes, specifically, the Consumer Rights Directive and the proposal for a European Sales Law in e-commerce. As a result, specific overarching proposals are made which may remedy the issues addressed.

Parlamendiväline autor

Hans Schulte-Nölke, Anne-Kathrin Barutta, Shaun Charlton, Julia Henning and Elisabeth Spiecker gen. Döhmann (European Legal Studies Institute Osnabrück)

The Revision of the Code of Conduct for Computerised Reservation Systems (CRS)

15-05-2008

This briefing note examines the issues arising from the proposed new Code of Conduct for Computerised Reservation Systems. Particular attention is given to competition impact among market players (and issues related to parent carriers), MIDT travel agents information withdrawal, third country violations, and possible safeguards.

This briefing note examines the issues arising from the proposed new Code of Conduct for Computerised Reservation Systems. Particular attention is given to competition impact among market players (and issues related to parent carriers), MIDT travel agents information withdrawal, third country violations, and possible safeguards.

Parlamendiväline autor

Mario Sebastiani, Giorgia Aresu (Project Manager), Claudio Ricciolio and Emiliano Lunadei (PricewaterhouseCoopers – Advisory Srl Italy)

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