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TICO seeks nominations for new Consumer Industry Advisory Committee

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  •   04-16-2021  9:04 am
  •   Pax Global Media

TICO seeks nominations for new Consumer Industry Advisory Committee
Richard Smart, president and CEO, TICO. (Pax Global Media/file photo)
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The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) is looking for nominations from interested consumers and from the travel industry to form a new advisory committee reporting to TICO’s Board of Directors (Board). 

The Consumer Industry Advisory Committee (CIAC) will provide advice on proposed new initiatives, broad policy matters, innovation and/or other changes that impact the travel marketplace, whether leisure or business focused.

The Board has recently approved a Terms of Reference for the CIAC which can be found here.

The criteria for applying to become a member on the CIAC includes the following:

  • Members cannot sit on TICO’s Board of Directors or management team
  • Members cannot be an employee of the Ontario government
  • French language proficiency would be considered an asset

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of intent and resume by May 5, 2021 to

"TICO is excited over this opportunity to leverage the collective input from consumers and travel industry stakeholders. This is a unique opportunity to provide valuable insights to strategic initiatives and other activities that will help shape the future consumer protection framework affecting the Ontario travel industry," said Richard Smart, president and CEO at TICO.

All cover letters and resumes will be reviewed by the Nominations Committee of the CIAC and candidates should be prepared to make themselves available for further discussion as required in May.

Only those selected for consideration will be contacted. For more information about the role and nomination process, email

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