Placido Calore and 407488 Ontario Ltd. o/a Business & Vacation Travel Planners and Blue Mountain Travel (Blue Mountain Travel) have each been charged with one count of failing to deposit customer funds received for travel services into the trust account of the registrant, contrary to the Travel Industry Act.
Calore was a director and shareholder of Blue Mountain Travel, which voluntarily terminated its registration effective July 31, 2015. Blue Mountain Travel operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.
Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel were previously charged with the following: 27 counts of failing to deposit customer funds into the trust account; one count of carrying on business with an unregistered travel agent; and one count of failing to notify the Registrar, five days in advance of closing its Trust Account.
The next court appearance in this matter is scheduled for May 12 in Toronto.