TICO provides educational opportunities to assist TICO registrants and their travel agents to understand the requirements under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 and Ontario Regulation 26/05.  The following workshops and webinars are available:

 

TICO’s “Preparing the Verification Statement” Webinar Sessions Now Available!

This webinar is an in-depth review of how to prepare the “Verification Statement” for those registrants with annual sales of less than $2 million in the prior year based on the new financial filing requirements that came into effect on March 30, 2020.  The webinar is useful for registrants who will no longer be required to file Review Engagement Reports.

The updated webinar schedule is as follows:

Thursday, June 18

10am - 11am

Register here

Monday, June 22

10am - 11am 

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Thursday, June 25

2pm - 3pm 

Register here

Wednesday, July 8

10am - 11am 

Register here 

Wednesday, July 22

2pm - 3pm 

Register here 

When registering, you are required to enter TICO Retail or Wholesale unique registrant number.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Should you have any questions, please contact Vera Nedbal, Financial Compliance Inspector (905) 624-6241 ext 234 or toll free at 1-888-451-8426 ext 234.  

 

Travel Agent Workshops 

Join TICO's Compliance Team for an informative and interactive workshop for TICO Certified Travel Agents to refresh their knowledge on some key areas in the Regulation such as:

  • Advertising
  • Disclosure at the time of booking
  • Invoicing
  • Websites
  • Social Media

The session is free of charge and all TICO Certified Travel Agents, Supervisor/Managers and TICO-registered travel agency owners are welcome to attend.  This workshop is an opportunity for you to receive some valuable information as well as ask questions, provide feedback and network with your peers.

The Travel Agent Workshops will be held on:

More dates to be added soon.

 

Disclosure and Invoicing 

This session will provide participants with a refresher on the importance of providing proper disclosure at the time of booking, which is so critical for customer satisfaction.  The webinar will also review invoicing requirements and the benefits of providing customers with a proper invoice. The session with provide useful tools for future reference as well as  give those attending an opportunity to ask questions.  

The webinar is free of charge and all the necessary materials will be provided as part of the webinar.

The webinar will be held on:

More dates to be added soon.

 

Advertising Webinar 

This informative webinar will review the advertising rules and regulations including where they apply and how they apply to various forms of representations including print, digital & social media. The session with provide useful tools for future reference as well as  give those attending an opportunity to ask questions.  

The webinar is free of charge and all the necessary materials will be provided as part of the webinar.

The webinar will be held on:

More dates to be added soon.

 

Financial Compliance Webinars 

This webinar reviews the requirements around trust accounting, and focuses on the financial compliance aspect of running a TICO-registered business. Individuals who are responsible for financial compliance within a business would receive the most benefit from attending this webinar.

The webinar is free of charge and all the necessary materials will be included as part of the webinar.

More dates to be added soon.

 

TICO’s  Tools for Success Webinar 

Join TICO's Compliance Department for an informative and interactive presentation about the tools available to assist you with:

  • Advertising
  • Disclosure at the time of booking
  • Invoicing
  • Websites
  • Social media

This free webinar will provide you with some interactive tools and resources available to you as well as provide you with an opportunity to ask any compliance related questions you may have.

When: 

More dates to be added soon.