Airline News | Costa Concordia Compensation
Date: Jan 29, 2012 - download
American airline companies, delta airlines, westjet, el dorado resort by karisma in mexico, Costa concordia cruise tragedy, currency related issues
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Travel and Airline News
Bankruptcy is in the Air
- Doing well financially
- Airliners either doing very bad or very good!
- 1.2 Billion in Net Revenue for 2011
- Co-Chair agreement with Delta Airlines
- Building strong relationships with American counterparts
- Seeing continuous growth from year to year
- Record sales numbers for 2011
Hilary and the Family visit Mexico!
- Stayed at the El Dorado resort by Karisma
- Very family oriented resort
- Beach barbeques at lunch
- Entertainment for the kids! - ball pit, lego room, day care for infants, arts and crafts
Costa Concordia Cruise Tragedy
- $14,500 US given to customers for compensation
- Reimbursement of all travel expenses
- Reimbursement of all medical expenses
- Reimbursement of all cruise purchases
What does this mean for cruising?
- Cruising is still safer than a land based vacation
- No change in the cruising trend for 2012
- More than 20 million people expected to cruise this year!
- Ron's Advice: take the lifeboat drill, it's your responsibility, just like safety instructions on a plane
- American money is still good despite what others may say
- Take pesos because merchant exchange rate is not good
- Have a mix - Credit card, pesos, american money
- Make sure you don't use Canadian money, other countries view it as monopoly money
- Even though mexican law says no american money, all merchants accept it still
- For more info on currency related issues check out the Travel Guy blog!
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