Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2019/2020
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on MANAGEMENT DELLE IMPRESE TURISTICHE
Disciplinary sector: 
BUSINESS LAW (IUS/04)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
3
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
First Semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Italian

Course description

The course aims to illustrate the fundamental institutions of private tourism law with particular attention to tourism contracts and aspects of responsibility.
Knowledge and understanding:
The student must demonstrate that he has understood the basic scheme of the various institutes and the fundamental notions.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding:
The student will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the individual legal institutions and their conceptual placement within the system.
Autonomy of judgment:
The student must demonstrate that he has acquired the ability to orient himself through the various institutions in relation to the need to protect different interests.
Communication skills:
The student will have to demonstrate that he has acquired an adequate level in the technical-legal language and that he is able to explain to third parties the different issues related to the various institutions.
Learning ability:
The student will have to demonstrate to be able to apply the acquired knowledge to practical cases.

Prerequisites

Reasoning skills. Basic notions on the company and on the contracts.

Syllabus

The different booking figures and their classification. Hospitality contracts: the hotel contract. The residence contract. The camping contract. The responsibility of the hotelier: foundation and characteristics. Catering contracts: the catering contract. Banqueting. Tourist rentals and timeshare contracts. The rental of a tourist company, short-term rentals, real, share and hotel timeshare. Organized tourism contracts. The tourist package. The responsibility of the organizer and the seller. Transport and tourism: the contract for the transport of people. Sea and rail transport. Tourism and nautical pleasure. Distribution and advertising of tourist services. The damage from a ruined vacation.

1. Reservations - 3 hours - The different booking figures and their classification
2. Hospitality contracts - 6 hours - The hotel contract. The residence contract. The camping contract.
3. The responsibility of the hotelier - 6 hours - Basis and characteristics.
4. The catering contracts - 3 hours - The catering contract. Banqueting.
5. Tourist leases and timeshare contracts - 6 hours - Tourist company leases, short leases, real, share and hotel timeshare.
6. Organized tourism contracts - 9 hours - The tourist package. The responsibility of the organizer and the seller.
7. Transport and tourism - 6 hours - The contract for the transport of people. Sea and rail transport.
8. Tourism and pleasure boating - 3 hours - Pleasure boating and contracts for the use of pleasure craft.
9. Distribution and advertising of tourist services - 3 hours - Integrated distribution of tourist services. Advertising of tourist services.
10. Damage from a ruined vacation - 3 hours - The jurisprudential evolution. The discipline of the tourism code.

Teaching Methods

The training process includes lectures and in-depth studies on individual aspects. Exercises and discussions on practical cases will also be carried out in order to test the application of the rules set out during the lessons.

Textbooks

R. Santagata, Diritto del turismo. Utet, 5° edition. All second part.
The study of the text must be accompanied by the consultation of the updated tourism code

Learning assessment

The examination consists of an oral test aimed at assessing the acquisition of the basic principles and the student's ability to orientate himself/herself/themselves among the various institutes of tourism law covered during the course. The duration of the oral test is approximately 30 minutes. A total of three questions will be asked. The first question will be on tourism contracts and will be marked up to a maximum of 15 points. One question will be on the liability aspects of operators in tourism and will be awarded up to a maximum of 8 points. One question will be on the transport sector, or on reservations and will be awarded up to a maximum of 7 points. Consultation of the tourism code shall be allowed during the test. The final mark will correspond to an overall assessment that will also take into account the student's expository ability. In order to pass the test, at least 18/30 must be obtained.

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