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TICO Board Approves Compensation Fund Claims

TICO’s Board of Directors has approved a total of 82 claims against the Ontario Travel Compensation Fund totaling $134,324.99 to assist 149 consumers who did not receive the travel services for which they had paid.

The claims were approved between December 2021 and February 2022.

On Feb. 22, 2022, TICO’s Board of Directors approved 39 claims totaling $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.

On Dec. 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.

For more, go to www.tico.ca .

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