Travelers stranded by Wilma sue U.K. tour operators

02/16/2006 | TravelMole (free registration)

Several hundred travelers who were trapped in Mexico during Hurricane Wilma are suing the U.K. tour operators that flew them there, claiming the companies should have known the hurricane would be a problem and offered alternative itineraries or the opportunity to cancel. Federation of Tour Operators Director General Andy Cooper told TravelMole that "trying to second guess the path of a hurricane is one of the hardest issues the industry faces."

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