Agents' Choice 2020

Travel Law

CATO Makes The Case For Consumer-Pay Model

CATO Makes The Case For Consumer-Pay Model The Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) made its case for the need to reform the Ontario Travel Industry Compensation Fund during consultations on Bill 159: “Rebuilding Protection for Consumers Act” this week. In a presentation to a group of two dozen MPPs and Ministry... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law, Trends & Research

ACTA Angry Proposed Changes Ignore Its Concerns

Industry Lobbying Efforts For Consumer-Pay Completely Ignored

ACTA Angry Proposed Changes Ignore Its Concerns ACTA is angry that in the proposed changes to the Ontario Travel Industry Act rules, there is no indication that there will be revisions to the funding model for the provincial compensation fund. The association reports that in December, the Ontario government advised ACTA and the industry of... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

EXCLUSIVE: Too Big To Fail?

Industry Needs Changes To Consumer Protection Model

EXCLUSIVE: Too Big To Fail? Everyone likes to ask 'what if'' questions. It's certainly the stock and trade of journalists. Sometimes you like the answers you get, sometimes you don't. In this week's issue of Canadian Travel Press, Richard Vanderlubbe takes readers into the future and asks them to imagine “what if” the... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

The Right Side Of The Law

CATO Takes A Legal Look At Travel Industry Issues

The Right Side Of The Law In an age where information and pictures are being disseminated online with the simple push of a smartphone button and travellers can share their feedback and complaints about a vacation instantaneously from virtually anywhere in the world, those in the travel industry have to be careful not to... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Travel Law

Agents’ Choice Celebrates Josef Ebner

Hotelier Presented With W.H. Baxter Lifetime Achievement Award

Agents’ Choice Celebrates Josef Ebner Being presented with the W.H. Baxter Lifetime Achievement Award at last night's second annual Agents' Choice Awards Gala is just the latest highlight for a man whose career and life have seen many lofty achievements. Josef Ebner, regional vice-president - Canada and managing director of... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2019, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

Natural Disasters: A Reminder From TICO

Natural Disasters: A Reminder From TICO The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) is reminding all registrants of their responsibilities under the Regulation pursuant to the Travel Industry Act, 2002 in relation to the change or cancellation of travel services (transportation and accommodation) as to relates to damage sustained to... more ›
Posted in News, Online Travel Agency, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

More questions about CASL?

More questions about CASL? Do you have questions about CASL? We have the answers. The Canadian government’s new anti-spam legislation begins phasing in on July 1. The complexities of the legislation may seem intimidating, but it is essential for every business to understand how the rules and regulations will affect... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Law

Is A Telephone Call Considered A CEM?

Is A Telephone Call Considered A CEM? Press Today continues to feature a series of questions from agents on Canada's new anti-spam legislation (Bill C-28) in its issues this week, with answers supplied by Doug Crozier and Tim Law of Heifetz Crozier Law. Baxter Travel Media has been hosting a series of Travel Law webinars on the... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Travel Law

What Makes A Message Spam?

What Makes A Message Spam? Canada's travel industry certainly has a lot of questions about this country's new anti-spam legislation (Bill C-28) that's set to take effect on July 1, 2014. Both today's (May 6) and last week's (May 1) Travel Law webinars by Heifetz Crozier Law's Doug Crozier and Tim Law are sold out and... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Travel Law

CASL Takes Effect July 1, Are You Ready?

CASL Takes Effect July 1, Are You Ready? Do you e-mail potential clients to grow your business? As of July 1 when the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) takes effect, there will be limitations placed on how you can send those e-mails. Think about how this might affect your business. The government’s new anti-spam legislation... more ›
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