Sources of liability: tourism operators facing lawsuits

Andriotis, Konstantinos (2007) Sources of liability: tourism operators facing lawsuits. In: International Conference of Trends, Impacts and Policies on Tourism Development, 15-18 June 2007, Heraklion, Greece.

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Abstract

Liability for negligence or breach of contract is the most common cause of lawsuits for tourism operators. Whereas lawsuits were once thought to imply incompetence, nowadays they are often inevitable for tourism operators. Despite the obvious scale of the problem, lawsuits involving tourism businesses have been the subject of a limited number of academic publications, in tourism literature. Bearing this in mind, the current study discusses the main reasons for such incidents in conjunction with relevant literature, and provide recommendations for tourism operators to avoid legal action for negligence or breach of contract.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords (uncontrolled): Liability, lawsuit, negligence, breach of contract, tourism operators
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Marketing, Branding and Tourism
Item ID: 13235
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Depositing User: Konstantinos Andriotis
Date Deposited: 02 May 2014 12:47
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2018 14:33
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/13235

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