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American Express promotes trip on ill-fated Costa Concordia for $749

American Express promotes trip on ill-fated Costa Concordia for $749

Posted on 29 Jan 2012 at 6:00pm

How could any one bungle up so badly? Of all the travel agencies, a prestigious one like the American Express goofed up big time when it recently dispatched a mailer promoting a seven-night cruise covering Italy, France, and Spain for an alluring price of just $749.

And guess which oceanic cruise liner was the American Express referring to? It is none other than the doomed Costa Concordia which is presently precariously half submerged off the coast of Italy.

It was on Friday, Jan 13, 2012 that the massive luxury…