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Airline News | Costa Concordia Compensation

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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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Check out January's Travel Guy Blog Posts

  • Check out our new and improved travel reviews page! It has easy navigation for anyone looking for information on cruises, resorts and tours


Travel and Airline News


Bankruptcy is in the Air


Delta Airlines



  • 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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