TICO is currently developing educational information to assist TICO registrants understand the requirements under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 and Ontario Regulation 26/05.


TICO’s Travel Agent Workshop  - New Dates!

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 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 following Workshops will be held at TICO's offices: 

Tuesday February 27th           9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Thursday March 22nd            9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday March 28th        1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where:   TICO Offices
                2700 Matheson Blvd. East
                Suite 402, West Tower
                Mississauga, ON

The following Workshop will be held in North York:

Tuesday, March 27, 2018    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Where:

Edward Hotel
185 Yorkland Blvd.
North York, ON

Meeting Room: Boardroom 104
 

Sign up to Attend:

If you are interested in attending the workshop please confirm your attendance by replying to TICO at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Space is limited so please RSVP as soon as possible. 

 

Compliance Webinars  New!

TICO's Compliance Department is hosting informative webinars for Travel Counsellors, Supervisor/Managers as well as Agency Owners. The webinars are free of charge and all the necessary materials will be provided as part of the webinar.

 

Advertising

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. 

When:  

Monday, February 26, 2018      2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

To Register - click here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

Financial Compliance -  New Sessions Available!

With a focus on trust accounting, the webinar is beneficial to all Registrants as it covers topics under the legislation which are required to be followed by all.  Individuals responsible for the financial compliance under the Travel Industry Act and the Regulation would receive most benefit from attendance.

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

The Webinar schedule for the winter/spring of 2018 is the following:

When: 

Friday March 2, 2018    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday March 6, 2018     9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Thursday March 29, 2018     9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


To Register - click here 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

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 will be held on Thursday April 5th:

When:  11:00 a.m. - 11: 30 a.m.

To Register - click here
 

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.

MORE DATES TO COME SOON!

 

 

Tico Tips Tutorial on Trust Reconciliations

In the Trust Reconciliations tutorial you will be provided with step-by-step procedures on the basic methodology of preparing a trust reconciliation. This tutorial will equip you with an understanding of trust balances and how to prepare a trust reconciliation, a chief component of trust accounting compliance.

Tools for Success Compliance Tutorial

TICO has developed interactive tools to help you succeed and to assist you with being compliant with the travel legislation.  These tools are important and will give you the assistance you need to check your invoicing and advertising and will also help you provide the required disclosure at the time of booking.  Please click and view and if you have any questions, please contact TICO’s Compliance Department.

Tico Tips For Working Capital

In the Working Capital tutorial you will be guided through a sample calculation of working capital.  Use the balances from your latest balance sheet to determine the amount of working capital for your business.  Then, based on the last reported annual Gross Ontario Sales, compare the amount of working capital you calculated to the minimum amount that must be maintained as shown on the working capital table in this TICO Tips lesson.