TICO approves Compensation Fund claims

On Jan. 31, TICO’s board of directors approved payment of $152,262.86 to assist 147 consumers who did not receive the travel services for which they had paid. These payments were due to the closure of 2000 Tours Inc. in London ($2,256.61); 1821284 Ontario Inc. o/a Atlas Air Travel in Toronto ($65,246.98); Panorama Travel & Tours Ltd. o/a flycentraleurope.com in St. Catharines ($1,352); Minfare Travel Inc. o/a Minfare Travel in Mississauga ($52,018.70) and Polar Star Expeditions in Halifax ($31,388.57). The board also denied eight claims. (http://www.tico.ca)