Mississauga, ONT. – The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) has charged Wayne Kretz, operating as Niagara Sports Trips, with one count of operating as a travel agent without being registered.

It is alleged that Wayne Kretz sold packages to sporting events, which included accommodations.

Wayne Kretz will appear in court on July 11, 2024, at 9 a.m. at 445 E Main Street in Welland, Ontario.

Individuals convicted in Court of offences relating to the Travel Industry Act, 2002 are subject to fines of up to $50,000 and/or prison terms of up to two years. Corporations are subject to fines of up to $250,000.

About TICO
Formed in 1997, the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) regulates Ontario’s approximately 1,925 travel agencies, booking websites and tour operators. TICO administers the Travel Industry Act, 2002 on behalf of the Ontario government. As a consumer protection organization, TICO facilitates a consumer complaints process and administers the Ontario Travel Industry Compensation Fund. By booking travel with a TICO-registered business, consumers have access to added protection. To verify if a company is registered with TICO, and for helpful information and resources, visit www.tico.ca.


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