Legal liability and claims for the hotel industry

Article Bulgarian OPEN
Dimcho Todorov (2017)
  • Publisher: Knowledge and business
  • Journal: Ikonomika i Kompûtʺrni Nauki (issn: 2367-7791, eissn: 2367-7791)
  • Subject: tourism | hotel industry | legal liability and claims | legislation | safety and security | guests | employees | consumers | Electronic computers. Computer science | QA75.5-76.95 | Economics as a science | HB71-74

The paper presents a review of various aspects of legal liability and claims to hotel management arising in the hotel industry in the context of the legal framework and possible legal consequences for hotels and other types of commercial accommodation establishments. The main reasons for accidents' occurrence in the hotel industry are chronologically traced. Possible claims to the hotel management are also presented in detail. The problem with workplace discrimination, which is considered as unrightfully actions from administration towards hospitably industry personnel and the connected consequences, is discussed. A definition is given of the various forms of discrimination and the obligations of management to provide a healthy work environment without problems for the personnel are stated, as well. Regulative measures and documents are also presented, regarding measures following possible labour law violations. Conclusions and recommendations are formulated and ways to prevent and overcome problems and accidents in various accommodation establishments and the hotel industry as a whole are shown
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