Your Voice Counts


The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) has released details of Open Forum sessions it will be holding in January and February of 2017 to share information and obtain feedback on the comprehensive review of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 and Ontario Regulation 26/05.

The goal of the Ontario government’s review of the Act is to:

  • Increase regulatory efficiency.
  • Improve consumer protection.
  • Reduce regulatory burden on business.

TICO will be holding Open Forum Sessions to gain insight from industry members and understand the issues and challenges as well as the opportunities to enhance the legislation that regulates Ontario’s travel industry.

These sessions are an opportunity for TICO members to receive valuable information, ask questions, provide feedback and network with their peers.

TICO will present information on the all-in-pricing requirement that comes into force on January 01, 2017 and will review the consultation process.

As well, TICO will present a number of priority issues and welcome feedback from attendees on areas such as registration, financial requirements, the Compensation Fund, e-Commerce and education standards and more.

The session is free of charge and all Ontario travel agency owners and travel agents are welcome to attend.

The Open Forum Sessions will take place in the following locations and dates:

  • January 10, 2017 – Toronto/Mississauga – TICO Offices – 4 pm to 6:30 pm
  • January 11, 2017 – Scarborough – Radisson Hotel Toronto East – 4 pm to 6:30 pm
  • January 24, 2017 – Toronto/Mississauga – TICO Offices – 2 pm to 4:30 pm
  • January 26, 2017 – London – Delta London Armouries – 4 pm to 6:30 pm
  • February 8, 2017 – Cambridge/Kitchener – Four Points by Sheraton – 4 pm to 6:30 pm

Additional sessions will be held around the province in early 2017 and details will be announced shortly.

For those interested in attending, confirm your attendance by replying to TICO at [email protected] no later than Fri., Dec. 16, 2016.

Space is limited so please RSVP as soon as possible.