Decision ID: 000232

In June 1993 the 1971 Fund Executive Committee agreed that the loss of income suffered by operators of beach facilities along the Italian coast as a result of a reduction in tourism should be considered as damage caused by contamination to the extent that such a reduction was caused by the Haven incident and that the claims were therefore admissible in principle.

Date: 31.05.1993
Category: Pure economic loss (tourism)
Subjects: Losses suffered by hotels, campsites, shops, restaurants and other tourism businesses due to a downturn in visitors, Specific claims considered by the governing bodies, Admissibility criteria, Link of causation between the loss and the contamination