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TICO approves nearly $135,000 in Compensation Fund claims

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  •   02-25-2022  6:01 am
  •   Pax Global Media

TICO approves nearly $135,000 in Compensation Fund claims
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Between December 2021 and February 2022, the Travel Industry Council of Ontario’s (TICO’s) Board of Directors approved 82 claims against the Ontario Travel Compensation Fund totalling $134,324.99 to assist 149 consumers who did not receive the travel services for which they had paid.

On Feb. 22, 2022, TICO’s Board of Directors approved 39 claims totalling $68,281.24 to assist 66 consumers who did not receive the travel services for which they had paid. 

The approved Ontario Travel Compensation Fund claims are as follows:

Fly Jamaica Airways

20 claims to assist 35 consumers, totalling $29,675.12

Jet Airways

12 claims to assist 19 consumers, totalling $15,105.97

Sunmed Holidays Inc.

7 claims to assist 12 consumers, totalling $23,500.15

In addition, the following claims totalling $9,520.52 were denied:

Fly Jamaica Airways

1 claim for 2 consumers, totalling $1,930.52 as the services were available to have been received.

Albarkah Travel and Tours Inc.

3 claims for 7 consumers, totalling $7,590 as the claims were received beyond the filing deadline.

December 2021

On December 16, 2021, TICO’s Board of Directors approved 43 claims totalling $66,043.75 to assist 83 consumers who did not receive the travel services for which they had paid. The approved Ontario Travel Compensation Fund claims are as follows:

Angie’s All Seasons Travel Inc.

1 claim to assist 2 consumers, totalling $3,917.18

Flybe

1 claim to assist 5 consumers, totalling $490.01

Fly Jamica Airways

14 claims to assist 26 consumers, totalling $19,333.36

Jet Airways

26 claims to assist 49 consumers, totalling $42,248.47

Skymoon Travel & Tours

1 claim to assist 1 consumer, totalling $54.73

In addition, the following claims totalling $15,405.00 were denied:

Albarkah Travel and Tours Inc.

2 claims for 3 consumers, totalling $5,405 as the claims were received beyond the filing deadline.

STS Tours

1 claim for 20 consumers, totalling $10,000 as the claims were received beyond the filing deadline.


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