Tour company that organised doomed trip to New Zealand volcano is facing £750,000 fine and million-pound compensation bill as expert says Royal Caribbean could also be sued in the US | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Tour company that organised doomed trip to New Zealand volcano is facing £750,000 fine and million-pound compensation bill as expert says Royal Caribbean could also be sued in the US

A New Zealand tour company which organised a doomed trip to the White Island volcano is facing a fine of up to £750,000 after an eruption killed at least six people.

White Island Tours could also be ordered to pay reparations potentially totalling millions of pounds under health and safety legislation in New Zealand after the WorkSafe regulator announced it is investigating.

However, the country's compensation act will prevent victims from launching personal injury suits against the firm, instead paying them from a government pot.

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