[Original news article on Publituris]

Following two international conferences, Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies has just published two books, Legal Impacts of COVID-19 in the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Industry and Tourism Law in Europe, which are available online for free, as well as in a loose-leaf print format. These books have been published in a partnership between the ESHTE and the INATEL Foundation, as well as the universities of Salamanca, Sorbonne, Milano Bicocca and Sassari.

Legal Impacts of COVID-19 in the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Industry addresses, in English and Spanish, the impacts of the pandemic on the tourism sector, featuring on several European and American authors, in a total of 618 pages.

The important issue of the State aids and the sudden awareness regarding competition law, the impact on aviation, slots, cancellations and consumer rights, vouchers, the various contractual imbalances, the perspectives of different service providers, collaborative tourism and the International Code for the Protection of Tourists are some of the subjects present in this book.

In turn, Tourism Law in Europe, which includes non-EU Member States, focuses on the tourism legislation of the different European countries, covering subjects such as institutional organisation, accommodation, distribution, catering and drinks, entertainment and tourist information.

The first volume covers the tourism legislation from Albania, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.