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Friday,  April 19, 2024 12:09 PM 

TICO convicts Angela Comella & Angie's All Seasons Travel

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  •   07-06-2023  5:19 am
  •   Pax Global Media

TICO convicts Angela Comella & Angie's All Seasons Travel
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After being charged by The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO), Angela Comella pleaded guilty to operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to the Travel Industry Act, 2002, the regular announced in a bulletin on Wednesday (July 5). 

Additionally, Angie's All Seasons Travel Inc. pleaded guilty to:

Failing to provide customers with a statement or invoice, setting out any fees, levies, service charges and whether those amounts are refundable; and

Failing to inform customers of the existence of a service charge before selling travel services.

Comella was fined $5,625, inclusive of a victim surcharge. 

She was also sentenced to a two-year probation that includes the following terms: to not engage as a travel consultant for or on behalf of any TICO registrant until Aug 31, 2023; to not apply for TICO registration until Nov. 30, 2024; and to not be a director or an officer of a TICO registrant until November 30, 2024. 

Angie’s All Seasons Travel Inc. received a suspended sentence and a two-year probation.

TICO prosecutes unregistered companies and individuals to maintain the integrity of Ontario’s travel marketplace and ensure consumers are confident purchasing travel from registered professionals.

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