Scope of a holiday provider’s liability, by Malcolm Johnson – Law Society Gazette

‘In X v Kuoni Travel Ltd [2019] UKSC 37, the claimant was on holiday with her husband in Sri Lanka on a package holiday purchased from the defendant. While on her way to the hotel reception, she came across a member of the hotel staff, who was employed as an electrician. He offered to show her a short cut to reception, but instead sexually assaulted her. She claimed damages against the defendant for breach of contract under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 …’

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Law Society Gazette, 23rd September 2019