“Bill Designed to Protect Travelers Could Prove Difficult to Implement,” Travel Weekly
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“Bill Designed to Protect Travelers Could Prove Difficult to Implement,” Travel Weekly

November 14, 2011

Jonathan S. Ziss, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Professional Liability Practice Group, authored this analysis of the International Travelers Bill of Rights Act, a bill first introduced in Congress in 2009 and reintroduced in both the House and the Senate in October 2011. The bill requires any operator of a website that “provides access to international travel services” to publish details regarding the onsite health and safety services at each destination.

“If passed,” Jonathan writes, “the bill would have a tremendous impact on the daily operations of many entities in the international travel industry — namely travel website operators, airlines, hotels and resorts and travel agencies — and potentially expose them to new liability for dangers presented to travelers all over the world.”

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