General Contracting Terms and Conditions
2006 GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE HOTEL INDUSTRY (AGBH 2006) - as of 15 November 2006
§ 1 Scope of application
1.1 These General Terms and Conditions for the Hotel Industry (hereinafter referred to as “AGBH 2006”) shall replace the previous ÖHVB [Austrian Hotel Contract Conditions] as amended on 23 September 1981.
1.2 The AGBH 2006 shall not exclude special agreements. The AGBH 2006 shall be subsidiary to agreements made on an individual basis.
§ 2 Definitions
“Proprietor”: means an individual or entity that accommodates guests against remuneration.
“Guest”: means an individual that uses accommodation. Usually the guest is also the Party. Guests also include those persons that are accommodated together with such Party (e.g. family members,
“Party”: means a domestic or foreign individual or entity that enters into an Accommodation Agreement as a Guest or for a Guest.
“Consumer” and “Entrepreneur”: these terms shall be construed as defined by the 1979 Consumer Protection Act (Konsumentenschutzgesetz) as amended.
“Accommodation Agreement”: means the agreement made between the Proprietor and the Party, the contents of which are specified below.