9.30 Open session 

Francisco Madelino, President of INATEL Foundation

Vincenzo Franceschelli, From the first Conference ESHTE | INATEL to the International Journal of Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Law, a successful path


1st session: 10.00-13:00

Sarah Prager, United Kingdom, Chairwoman of the Travel and Tourism Lawyers Association, Competition law: online travel agents and airlines

Bertold Bär-Bouyssière, Belgium, Rechtsanwalt & Attorney-at-Law, Environmental Protection Considerations and Article 101 Paragraph 1 Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

Tatjana Josipovic, Croatia, Faculty of Law University of Zagreb,  Omnibus Directive and about specific information requirements for contracts concluded on online marketplaces

Matija Damjan, Slovenia, University of Ljubljana, The new online platform rules and the accommodation booking services

Michael Wukoschitz, Austria, President Emeritus of IFTAA, A Wicked Deed’s Curse – Will X v Kuoni change the Organiser’s Liability?

Coffee break (11.15 – 11.30)

Monika Jurkova, Slovakia, University of Trnava, Liability of online platforms in the tourism sector

Francesco Torchia, Italy, University of Calabria, Tourism enterprise and cultural heritage protection, as a legal instrument for valorization of the territory and of the person

Laurence Jégouzo, France, University of Sorbonne, Impact of Covid crisis on french tourism law

Silvia Feliu, Spain, University of the Balearic Islands, Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act: their impact on tourism sector

Ilie Dumitru, Romania, Bucharest University of Economic Studies,  EU legislation and contractual relationship between the travel package organizer and the air carrier in case of charter flights. Liability for cancelled and delayed  charter flights

João Almeida Vidal, Portugal, University of the Algarve, Arbitration and tourism: a field to explore


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch


2nd session: 14.30-19:00

Vincenzo Franceschelli, Italy, University of Milano-Bicocca, On Tourism Law. The search for general principles

Stephan Keiler, Austria, Travel advises by member states from a European perspective

Valérie Augros, France, Avocat a la Cour, Holiday lettings in France: tips and tricks

Alejandro Corral Sastre, Spain, CEU San Pablo University, From “zero zone” of tourism. The loss of another opportunity to achieve the sustainability

Antonia Paniza, Spain, University of the Balearic Islands, Tourism, Sustainability and Circularity in the Balearic Islands Act 3/2022

Belén Ferrer Tapia, Spain, University of the Balearic Islands, Leading sustainability and circularity laws in tourist accommodation in the Balearics | Principales medidas de sostenibilidad y circularidad en el alojamiento turístico Balear

Sophie Winkler, Switzerland, Flyinglawyers, The revised Swiss Data Protection Act and its impact on the travel sector

Marie Vandersanden, Germany, Attorney-at-Law, Legal framework for language travel providers caught between travel law and service law

Coffee break (16:30 – 17.00)

Pilar Saura, Spain, University of Murcia, The inspection of tourist accommodation by Public Administrations: problems with the use of the robot inspector (web spider) and the responsibility of collaborative platforms

Caterina del Federico, Italy, University of Bologna, The use of artificial intelligence in travel and hospitality industry. Civil liability profile

Patricia Benavides Velasco, Spain, University of Malaga, The new Block Exemption Regulation for Vertical Agreements (‘new VBER’), and the recent study of the EU Commission on hotels’ distribution practices

Rosaria Garozzo, Italy, Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato, The growing influence of competition law in tourism

Andrej Micovic, Serbia, University of Kragujevac, Legal Tech and Online Dispute Resolution

Afonso Café, Portugal, University of the Algarve, Public and private law instruments to protect neighbors on accommodation

Claudia Madrid Martínez, Venezuela, Central University of Venezuela, Tourism and metaverse

20:00 Dinner



3rd session: 08.30-13:00

Javier Melgosa Arcos, Spain, University of Salamanca, The switch to the circular economy and his reflections on tourism law

Inmaculada González Cabrera, Spain, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Rethinking the responsibility of package tour operators

Ardyllis Soares, Brazil, University Center of Brasilia, Sustainability, tourism and standardization: the contribution of ISO 21.401:2018

Freddy Andrés Hung Gil, Cuba, University of Havana, Legal framework of tourism contracts in Cuba

Margarida Rosado da Fonseca, Portugal, CS Associados, The sweet&sour taste of tourism and competition law interaction

Ignacio Curbelo, Uruguay, Director General of Tourism, The innovative guarantees introduced in Uruguay

Sandra Salinas, Bolivia, The legal discipline of Wine Tourism in Bolivia

Marcos Caridad, Spain, University of Salamanca, Tourism and Environment Taxation post COVID-19

Coffee break (11.00 – 11.30)

Humberto Gosálbez, Spain, University of Cordoba, The State Administration’s activity on tourist housing in Spain

Oscar Casanovas Ibáñez, Spain,  Barcelona School of Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy,  Tourists and residents coexistence through shared administration: an approximation

Marcelo Oliveira, Brazil, A legal analysis of Personal Data Protection in the travel agencies

Manuel David Masseno, Portugal, Beja Polytechnic, On PNR data, Privacy and Artificial Intelligence: some consideration about the decision of the CJEU in the ‘Ligue des droits humains’ preliminary ruling procedure (Case C‑817/19, of 21/06/2022)

Maria Ângela Carrascalão, East Timor, Dean of the Faculty of Law of the National University Timor Lorosae, The impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic for the Tourism sector in East Timor

Carlos Torres, Portugal, ESHTE,  The Rules of Wine Tourism

Francesco Morandi, Italy, University of Sassari, The New UNWTO International Code for Protection of Tourists


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch


4th session: 14.30-16:30

Karmen Lutman, Slovenia, University of Ljubljana, Sustainable tourism in Slovenia: legal challenges of going green

Péter Staviczky, Hungary, Attaché responsible for State aid, The temporary State aid rules and practices Covid-19 and due to the war in Ukraine from the perspective of the tourism sector

Francisca Ramón Fernández, Spain, Valencia Polytechnic University, Inteligencia artificial y turismo

António Osório, Cape Verde, Hotel Review, The Authenticity of Evaluation and the Impacts of False Negative Evaluations

Yana Yakushina, Belgium, University of Ghent | Phil Cameron, Sorbonne University, Dark-Sky Tourism for Sustainable Tourism Recovery 

Carlos Armas Morales | Alfonso Calagua Ortiz, Peru, National market and consumer law. The endorsement of a ticket or airline ticket

Felio J. Bauzá Martorell, Spain, University of the Balearic Islands, Legal measures against the touristic massification

Olga Milinchuk, Sweden, Sweden and the Economics, Law, Geography and Tourism Department at MIUN, Managing toward sustainability on nature-based tourism in Sweden



20:00 Closing dinner


International Scientific Committee: Claudia Lima Marques, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil), Francesco Morandi, University of Sassari (Italy), Francesco Torchia, University of Calabria (Italy), Javier Melgosa, University of Salamanca (Spain), Monika Jurkova University of Trnava (Slovakia) Tatjana Josipovic, University of Zagreb (Croatia), Vincenzo Franceschelli, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) and Carlos Torres, ESHTE (Portugal). 

International Organizing Committee: Carlos Torres, ESHTE (Portugal), Ardyllis Soares, University Center of Brasília (Brazil), Chiara Tincani, University of Verona (Italy) and Francisca Ramón Fernández, Valencia Polytechnic University (Spain).