While the United States, Canada and Australia insist on access to the passenger name records of all passengers entering their airspace, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) - an independent supervisory authority devoted to protecting personal data and privacy and promoting good practice in the EU institutions and bodies - issued an opinion on the
To keep pace with the changes in how vacation ownership products are structured, marketed and sold, Alberta provincial government has adopted Regulation 105/2010, also known as the “Time Share and Points-Based Contracts and Business Regulation”, to replace the “Time Share Contracts Regulation” as of November 1, 2010.
Russian Federal Law No. 242-FZ of July 30, 2010, “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation in Connection with Organizing and Holding the XXII Olympic Winter Games and the XI Paralympic Winter Games in 2014 in the City of Sochi and Developing the City of Sochi as a Mountain-Climate Resort” came into force on August 3, 2010. Together with the previously issued RF Ministry of Sports, Tourism, and Youth Policy Order No.
The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee postponed an eagerly awaited vote on lifting the ban on travel to Cuba. Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard Berman (D-Calif.) said lawmakers had too busy a schedule to allow a debate and vote on the Cuba measure. Those supporting the lifting of the ban had hoped the bill would at least get out of the committee to the full House of Representatives before midterm elections in November, in which the Democrats might loose their majority in the House.
From next year, the rules in the UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising, Sales Promotion and Direct Marketing (the CAP Code) will apply in full to marketing communications online, including the rules relating to misleading advertising, social responsibility and the protection of children. The remit will apply to all sectors and all businesses and organisations regardless of size.
The Association for Airline Passenger Rights (AAPR) applauded Sen. Jim Webb of Virginia for introducing the “Baggage Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010” (S.3691), and announced its strong support for his legislation. The legislation would end potentially “unfair or deceptive practices” by commercial airlines by requiring them to provide clear pricing information to consumers.
On Sep. 2, 2010, the European Commission has updated the list of airlines banned in the European Union to impose an operating ban on one air carrier from Ghana and to place operating restrictions on another air carrier from that country.