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TICO Closure Advisory

TICO Closure Advisory The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) advises that Jet Airways, an airline operating out of Mumbai, India suspended operations effective April 17, 2019. Jet Airways became officially insolvent when the company was sold (asset purchase only) on June 22, 2021. The new company will... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

TICO Lays Charges

TICO Lays Charges On April 1, 2021 the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) charged Kristin Evensen with the following: One count of holding herself out as being available to act as a travel agent without first being registered as a travel agent by the Registrar contrary to section 4(1) of the said... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

Alaska Joins The Fight

State Joins Florida In Lawsuit Against CDC’s Cruise Industry Shutdown

Alaska Joins The Fight Alaska governor, Mike Dunleavy said his state is joining a Florida lawsuit against the Federal Center for Disease Control (CDC). That lawsuit challenges the CDC’s “job-killing shutdown of the cruise industry through its Conditional Sailing Order on the grounds that it goes beyond the... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Law

Behind The Scenes In Peru

G Adventures Gears Up To Take Travellers Back Out On The Inca Trail

Behind The Scenes In Peru What’s involved in getting a tour back up and running in the wake of a global pandemic? Ahead of bringing travellers back to experience one of the highlights of Peru — the four day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu — G Adventures operated a pilot project to finalize heightened health and... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Law

Quebec Premier Calls For Non-Essential Travel Ban

Quebec Premier Calls For Non-Essential Travel Ban Quebec Premier François Legault is calling on the federal government to ban non-essential international travel. The Premier indicated that he wants to avoid reliving the situation linked to the March 2020 March break, which could have disastrous consequences for the provinces health... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

Talking About Liability

Talking About Liability This week, TraveLaw Online’s Doug Crozier and Tim Law of Heifetz, Crozier, Law respond to a travel advisor’s query about COVID-19-related liability and the issue of legal immunity. Q: I saw a newspaper article that talked of legal immunity for COVID-related liability.  Is it relevant to... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Travel Law

New Adventures From G Adventures In 2021

New Adventures From G Adventures In 2021 G Adventures is launching eight new 18 to Thirtysomethings trips in seven countries in 2021. The new programs come as data predicts that the millennial market will be the first to rebound and ‘retravel’ coming out of the global pandemic. In fact, a recent survey conducted by G... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Travel Law, Trends & Research

Keeping An Eye On All The Changes

Keeping An Eye On All The Changes TraveLaw Online’s Doug Crozier and Tim Law of Heifetz, Crozier, Law respond to an advisor asking for a summary of some of the changes their clients may face when flying in the next few months. Q: Do you have a short summary of what I can tell my passengers who will be flying in the next... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Travel Law

So Many Questions, But Where To Go For Answers?

So Many Questions, But Where To Go For Answers? TraveLaw Online’s Doug Crozier and Tim Law of Heifetz, Crozier, Law respond to an advisor’s question about whether there is a single place to go to access all of the directives and rules relating to COVID-19. Q: My spouse is a teacher. She’s being deluged by her School Board with... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Travel Law

But Is It Binding?

Does Your Client Have To Sign The Contract In Person?

But Is It Binding? This week, TraveLaw Online’s Doug Crozier and Tim Law of Heifetz, Crozier, Law respond to a question about whether a contract needs to be signed in-person or is it alright for it to be signed ‘remotely.’ Q: We’re on the verge of concluding a group booking for (COVID-permitting)... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Travel Law
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