New legislation in the field of tourism

On June 12th this year, the Icelandic Parliament passed two new acts of law in the field of tourism; Act No. 96/2018 on the Icelandic Tourist Board and Act No. 95/2018 on package travel and linked travel arrangements. Both acts of law will enter into force on January 1st 2019. The most extensive changes in legislation are in matters/issues pertaining to improved consumer rights and safety.
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