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BTW2161 - Tourism law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Michael McNamara


Berwick First semester 2007 (Day)


An examination is made of the basic principles of contract law which will then be applied to typical contracts found in the tourism industry. Other areas examined include booking conditions and tour brochures, misleading advertising and deceptive conduct, consumer complaints, the Travel Compensation Fund, travel and business insurance, responsibilities of travel agents and tour operators under the Travel Agents Act and the European Union Directive, employment law, and business practices.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment (2500 words): 30%
Examination (3 hours, open book): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week