The Travel Industry Council of Ontario’s (TICO’s) Board of Directors approved eight claims on July 25 against the Ontario Travel Industry Compensation Fund totalling $44,180 to assist 16 consumers who did not receive the travel services for which they had paid.
As shared in an Aug. 1 press release, the approved claims are as follows:
- Albarkah Travel and Tours
1 claim to assist 3 consumers, totalling $4,253
- Crystal Cruises
4 claims to assist 8 consumers, totalling $31,280
- The Travel Broker Group
1 claim to assist 1 consumer, totalling $1,250
- World Travel Inc.
2 claims to assist 4 consumers, totalling $7,397
In addition, the following claims were denied:
- Rejoice Holidays Inc.
One claim was denied as it was received beyond the legislated filing deadline date.
- Interjet Airlines
Five claims were denied as they were claiming for unredeemed credits issued by Interjet Airlines.
- Luxury Travel Centre Inc.
Four claims were denied as they were based on credit card misuse by the registrant.