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originally a marketing exercise whereby a travel agent could profit by combining accommodation and travel, now the object of European and domestic legislation. The rules provide for practical measures such as detailed information to be provided and help to be available in resort. Legally terms are implied in contracts in favour of the holidaymaker. The burden of proof in some cases of injury abroad is reversed and placed on the tour operator. Ironically, just as the regulations came in, Internet options to allow people to arrange their own holidays made the regulations less relevant.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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The price for the package tour is NT$450 (original price: NT$550), and purchasers will also receive a gift.
The small print states that if you do not buy a holiday home, you'll have to pay the holiday cost - again, a lot more than package tour deals.
For instance, if the package tour is designed this year with good infrastructure, but six months later or next year the roads are damaged, this will affect the visitor program.
The nationwide index was also affected by cheaper lodging costs and slowdown in package tour price hike, with the ministry pointing to fewer foreigners traveling to Japan following the March earthquake and tsunami.
In future Aurinkomatkat will provide flight tickets, flight and hotel packages, package tours, tailored itineraries, theme tours, cruises and spa holidays, and also group travel.
The range of products and services which would be offered in the future include flight tickets, flight and hotel packages, package tours, tailored itineraries, theme tours, cruises and spa holidays and group travel.
"There's no guarantee with holidays like that so customers are flocking back to package tours.
This business include also selling hotel vouchers both those of domestic and international hotels, selling domestic and international package tour services, handling M.I.C.E (Meeting, Incentive, Conference & Exhibition); and help secure travel documents such as poassports and visa.
Under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tour Regulations 1992 organisers of package holidays are required to provide protection for your money.
Package tour firms have been hit hard by competition from low-cost airlines and the internet, and MyTravel came close to collapsing under the weight of its debts in 2003.
For customers who can't afford the time and expense to attend trade shows, Lantech has an alternative: The Complete Package Tour. The new 18-wheeled technology show has visited dozens of cities and hundreds of customer sites on both sides of the Mississippi in just three months.
It was a package tour and Thomas Cook springs to mind, but I can't be sure."