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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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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.
Caissa, a China-based travel specialist, will sell a range of organised package tours to Chinese visitors seeking to explore the tourist attractions in the Midlands, the North of England and London.
Completion of the merger will mean that Aurinkomatkat has, in euro terms, approximately 40% of Finland's package tour market and a third of its entire leisure travel market.
As a result, the services will become a separate independent travel business area within Aurinkomatkat and the latter will have a 40% share of Finland's package tour market and a third of entire leisure travel market in the country in euro terms.
Travel firms have seen a 20 per cent increase in package tour bookings in the last month.
The number of foreign visitors from 21 major countries of origin including Europe, America and Asia, using package tours fell in proportion.
Moreover, the cultural capital allegedly acquired through foreign travel melds with a desire to experience the "modern." Since package tours and monthly payments have made these sojourns reasonably affordable, the Brazilian middle class (and in this respect the author's analysis applies to most of the Latin American middle class), can engage in a pilgrimage that syntholizes economic success, it also allows middle sectors to claim a link to a cosmopolitan culture and economy that is different, even "superior" to their own.
But package tours, included in the education and entertainment category, fell a nominal 0.4%.
But now package tours are so common that it isn't even a possibility anymore, In a lot of cities, there're two different show-going worlds: The kids who buy these records and go see package tours and the kids who are into what's going on in their own town and are excited about it.
South Korea's national tour operator said it will begin offering the first package tours from Japan to North Korea's Geumgangsan, or Diamond Mountains, next month.
The new site, which is part of Telia's recently introduced web portal http://www.comhem.se, enables visitors to book package tours, 'last-minute' airline tickets and tickets for low-priced flights over the Internet.
Revenues from overall package tours organized by the agencies in October declined 41.7% and both groups and individuals shied away from making trips, the ministry said.