Programme

2nd October (Friday)
9.00-18.00 IFTTA's Board meeting. Venue: Rua Tabatinguera, 140 - Sobreloja - Centro - São Paulo - Sede da APAMAGIS - Judges Association of Sao Paulo.

 

3rd October (Saturday)

Sao Paulo  

Venue: Ibirapuera Park – Ciccillo Matarazzo Pavillion–Gate 3.USP/MAC's building-Contemporary Art Museum.

8.00-8.40 Registration

8.40-9.00

Marching Band from Mirandópolis City - Sao Paulo. Conductor: Wellington Rodrigues.

9.00-9.30

Opening Cerimony.

9.30-9.40

Message from the Secretary - General of the World Tourism Organization.  

 

9.40-10.00

 

Cooperation with the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO): Current joint activities and future prospects ( by Patrice Tedjini:  Chief, Documentation Resources & Archives Section of UNWTO)

 

Theme: Accidents in travel and tourism sector: prevention, risk management and liability.

Section 1- Tort Liability and the travel industry.

10.00-10.30

  

·         Tour operator liability for accidents – A comparison of Austrian, German and UK cases.

(Michael Wukoschitz: IFTTA Co-President – Austria)

10.30-11.00

Coffee break

11.00-11.30

·         Civil liability on air carrier.

(Marco Fábio Morsello:  Judge of law – Brazil)

11.30-12.00

·         Liability and exclusion of liability by tour operators for personal injuries of travellers - A comparison between European and US-American travel law.

(Uta Stenzel: Attorney at Law -  Germany)

 

12.00-12.30

Discussion

12.30-14.40

Lunch (free time)

14:40-15.00

·         Travel Traffic Accident in China.

(Iris Zhang: Beijing International Studies University – China)

15.00-15.20

 

Section 2- Adventure tourism (rules and regulation in different countries).

·         The liability for accidents in the adventure tourism.

(Norma Olga Silvestre: Attorney at Law – Argentina)

(Co-authors: Mirna Lipschitz and Gabriel Noriega – Argentina)

15.20-15.40

·         Update on U.S. Travel Law.

(Alexander Anolik: A Professional Law Corporation - United States)

15.40-16.10 Discussion

16.10-16.30

Coffee break

Theme: Recent national and international developments in travel and tourism law.

16.30-16.50

 

 

·         Immigration and tourists: Visas and border controls under Irish and EU Law.

(Marc McDonald: School of Hospitality Management and Tourism – Ireland)

16.50-17.10

 

·         Statute law 11.771/08 of September 17th, 2008.

(Ricardo Moesch: DEAOT - Department, Director, Ministry of Tourism  – Brazil)

17.10-17.30

Discussion

17.30-18.00

Closing ceremony


4th October (Sunday)

Sao Paulo 

Venue: Ibirapuera Park Ciccillo Matarazzo PavilionGate 3. USP/MAC’s building - Contemporary Art Museum. .

9.00- 9.15

Opening

Theme: Recent national and international developments in travel and tourism law. (continuing)

 

9.15- 9.45

·         International private law and international jurisdiction concerning travel contracts.

(Stephan Keiler: WU -Vienna University of economics and Business - Austria)

9.45-10.15

·         Latest development in EU legislation.

(Gyenizse Dorottya: Senior Expert, Ministry of Tourism - Hungary)

10.15-10.45

Discussion

10.45-11.05

Coffee break

11.05-11.30

·         How new type influenza affects contract on package tours in Japan.

(Masaru Sasaki: legal counsel of International Legal Affairs Department at JTB Corp. - Japan)

11.30-11.50

·         The criminality issues and the Brazilian Justice with regard to the tourism. 

(Teresa Cristina Cabral Santana Rodrigues dos Santos: Judge of law - Brazil)

11.50-12.10

Discussion

12.10-12.30

Closing

13.00

Departure to Ilhabela from Ibirapuera Park by bus.

  


5th October (Monday)

Ilhabela 

Venue: Pier 151. Av. Força Expedicionária Brasileira, 161 ­ Centre.

9.00-9.40

Theme: Tourism and its impact on the environment

 

9.40-10.00

 

Section 1 - Environmental Law and Travel and Tourism Law.

·         Enconomic and Environmental Law (in Tourism).

(Juan Carlos Fairstein: President of IFTTA Argentina Chapter)

(Co-authors: Marcela Beatriz Crego and Ernesto Videla - Argentina)

 

10.00-10.20

 

Section 2 - Community rights and Tourism.

·         Tourism as a factor for local development. 

(Graciela Güidi: University of Buenos Aires - Argentina)

10.20-10.40

Discussion

10.40-11.00

Coffee break

 

11.00-11.20

Section 3 - Tourism and Economy.

·         Tourism Advertisement in the growing  economy.

(Santiago Aramburu: Director - Secretariat of Tourism – Argentina)

11.20-11.40

·         Liability of travel and tourism and travel businesses.

(Karina Barreiro and Cinthia Cortéz  - Argentina)

11.40-12.00

Discussion

 

12.00-12.20

 

Final Section

·         The hotelier’s legal position towards his guests in Dutch law: a depositary without a depositor?

(Harry Manuel: IFTTA Co-President - Netherlands)

12.20-12.40

·         Multi level regulation of passenger rights - Global, Regional, National.     

(Klaus Tonner: University of Rostock - Germany)

12.40-13.00

Discussion

13.00-14.50 Lunch (free time)

14.50-15.10

·         The Building of China's Tourism Legal System.

      (Han Yuling: Beijing International Studies University - China)

15.10-15.30

Discussion

15.30-15.50 Coffee break

15.50-16.10

·         The current issues of package travel guarantees and national development in Finland.

(Petteri Lehtonen: Consumer Agency of the Government - Finland)


16.10-16.30

·         Are the world legal system ready to the increase of tourism flow?

(Jose Fosman - IFTTA President - Emeritus - Israel)

 

16.30-17.00 Discussion

17.00-17.30

Closing  ceremony

 

  

6th October (Tuesday)

Ilhabela 

Venue: Pier 151. Av. Força Expedicionária Brasileira, 161 ­ Centre.

8.30 -10.00

AGM – Assembly General Meeting (IFTTA members only ) - Notice and Agenda

10.00-10.30

Coffee break

10.30-12.30

IFTTA’s Board meeting

12.30-13.20 Free time

13.20-17.30

Escuna sightseeing to Jabaquara beach (lunch)

(raining: leisure time)

17.30-20.00 Free time

20.00

Farewell dinner

 

 

7th October (wednesday)

Ilhabela 

Venue: Pier 151. Av. Força Expedicionária Brasileira, 161 ­ Centre.

Morning

 

Leisure  time

10.00

Departure to São Paulo by bus (Guarulhos and Congonhas airport)

(taking into account stops for coffee and lunch the arrival in S.Paulo should be around 15.00)