Toronto, ONT. – After being charged by TICO, Elizabeth Sampson-Holder pleaded guilty to one count of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002. Ms. Sampson-Holder operated in Toronto and other regions in Ontario.

The Court ordered Ms. Sampson-Holder to pay restitution of $1,198.

In addition to this conviction, Ms. Sampson-Holder was previously convicted of related criminal charges and received a 12-month conditional jail sentence served in the community. She was ordered to pay restitution of $12,050 and received a lifetime prohibition from seeking, obtaining or continuing employment that involves having authority over money or property of another person.

Formed in 1997, TICO is a not-for-profit corporation wholly financed by Ontario-registered travel agents and wholesalers.  It administers the Travel Industry Act, 2002 and the Ontario Travel Industry Compensation Fund.  TICO may be contacted at (905) 624-6241 or 1-888-451-TICO.  Visit TICO’s website at or email TICO at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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