TICO - Legislation & Regulation

Enforcement/Compliance

Charges & Convictions

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TICO conducts investigations when it becomes apparent that there may have been a breach of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 and Ontario Regulation 26/05.  Investigations can result in charges being laid under the statute.   Results of investigations are not a matter of public record, unless they escalate into a prosecution and charges are laid. The following are TICO investigations that have resulted in charges and convictions:

Charges:

Date Name
Aug 16`16 Pawel Jedruch
Jun 30`16 Skypride Travel and Tours Ltd. and Sakthivel Suppiah
Jun 09`16 Frank Cardona 
Jun 09`16 1054304 Ontario Limited o/a Tri World Travel and Gary Cristello
May 13`16 Thomas Chellakudam and Finton Travel Ltd
May 2`16 Carolyn Solomon
May 2`16 David Hemmings and Jennifer Hemmings
Apr 14`16 Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel
Apr 14`16 Carolyn Solomon
Mar 02`16 Miro Brcic and Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays Inc.
Feb 29`16 Sunil Kumar Chinthapatla and Tajmahal Tourism Inc. 
Feb 02`16 Carolyn Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc.
Feb 02`16 Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel
Jan 06`16 Mahendran Sivakolunthu
Dec 17`15 Executive Worldwide Travel and Zakaria Sheikh 
Dec 14`15 Carolyn Solomon
Nov 27`15 Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel 
Nov 09`15 John Douglas Mills
Oct 15` 15 Raquel Gordon
Oct 07`15 Alicia Kielek
Oct 07`15 Jinling Wei and Herui Travel
Oct 07`15 Marek Paszyn and Aquarius Scuba Diving Inc.
Sep 03`15 Lorna (Natalie) Arcega
Aug 21`15 Carolyn Solomon
Jul 07`15 Thaneshkanth Sivaganasundaram and 99 Travel and Tours Inc.
Jun 15`15 Esna Travel, Shahrukh and Suraiya Teherany
Jun 15`15 Rollah Zahir
Jun 15`15 Ghulam Wahabi
Jun 15`15 Alicia Kielek
Jun 15`15 Judy Jackson
Jun 15`15 Elizabeth Sampson-Holder
Mar 25`15 Alicia Kielek
Dec 22`14  Judy Jackson
Nov 14`14 Gerardo Calderon and Gladys Calderon o/a Smartchoice Travel & Tours
Nov 14`14 ASAP Travel & Tours and Carolyn Bella
Oct 28`14 Valhalla Travel and Tours and Birgit Sondrup
Oct 08`14 Sherrill Denny
Oct 03`14 Maria Ellen Galorport o/a Budget Travel and Tours
Sep 25`14 Kyle Gaspari
Aug 18`14 Esterlina Coyant, Mirta Zamora and Amigo Travel Ltd.
Jul 23`14 Maria Rowena Santiago Belen
Jul 02`14 Maher Jaber and Global Events Management Group Inc.
Jun 24`14 Nellie Pedro, Gisela Terencio and Gente da Nossa Inc.
Jun 25`14 Kimberly Rourke
May 14`14 Lilian Quiroz
Apr 28`14 Dut Phuc Ngo
Apr 10`14 Yue Chi
Mar 24`14 Sherrill Denny
Feb 26`14 AAST Inc.
Feb 13`14 Bradley Talan Edelson and Ariel Santillan
Jan 21`14 David Magazzinnich, Denise Elmaleh, Leon Elmaleh and Dealathons.com Inc.
Jan 16`14 Robert Van Kleek and Byron Swayze/Globe-Travellers Inc. o/a Pathway Tours
Dec 02`13 Jane True and Rainbow Tours Inc.
Nov 18`13 Esterlina Coyant, Mirta Zamora and Amigo Travel Ltd.
Oct 25`13 Ronald Greenwood, Christopher Greenwood and MKI Travel and Conference Management Inc.
Oct 04`13 Kyle Gaspari  o/a Executive Sports Company
Aug 22`13 Rubin and Toby Fergenbaum
Aug 22`13 David Hemmings and Nature’s Photo Adventure
   

Convictions:

Date Name
May 31`17 Carolyn Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc. 
May 04`17 Pawel Jedruch
Apr 12`17 Raquel Gordon
Mar 07`17 Thomas Chellakudam and Finton Travel Ltd
Feb 13`17 Lorna Arcega
Dec 05`16 Executive Worldwide Travel and Zakaria Sheikh
Dec 05`16 Esna Travel
Dec 05`16 Ghulam Wahabi 
Dec 05`16 Rollah Zahir 
Nov 22`16 Maher Jaber and Global Events Management Group Inc.
Nov 22`16 Miro Brcic and Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays Inc.
Nov 16`16 Sherrill Denny
Sep 27`16 Mahendran Sivakolunthu 
Aug 22`16 John Douglas Mills
Jun 09`16 David Hemmings and Jennifer Hemmings
May 31`16 Marek Paszyn and Aquarius Scuba Diving Centre Inc.
Apr 14`16 Jinling Wei and Herui Travel
Feb 02`16 Judy Jackson
Dec 17`15 Kyle Gaspari o/a Executive Sports Company 
Nov 09`15 99 Travel and Thaneshkanth Sivaganasundaram
Sep 30`15 MKI Travel and Conference Management Inc. (MKI)
Aug 26`15 Dat Phuc Ngo o/a Sky Asia Travel
Aug 25`15 Mirta Zamora, Esterlina Coyant and Amigo Travel
Aug 10`15 Lilia Quiroz
Jul 14`15 Valhalla Travel and Birgit Sondrup
Jun 15`15 Budget Travel and Tours
May 25`15 Maria Rowena Santiago Belen
Apr 27`15 ASAP Travel and Carolyn Bella
Dec 22`14 Kimberly Rourke
Dec 11'14 Gente da Nossa Inc. 
Nov 11`14 Christopher Greenwood, Officer of MKI Travel and Conference Management Inc.
Oct 28`14 Robert Van Kleek and Pathway Tours
Sep 15`14 Anas Araznajani 
Sep 11`14 AAST Inc. and Yue Chi
Sep 03`14 Bradley Talan Edelson Convicted and Charge against Ariel Santillan Withdrawn
Aug 13`14

David Magazzinich and Dealathons.com Inc. Convicted and Charges against Denise and Leon Elmaleh Withdrawn

Jul 22`14 Mazdak Anvari, 1091873 Ontario Inc. o/a  One Step Travel, Student Escape Tours and Parsia Travel
Jul 02`14 Nazimuddin Kazi
Jun 25'14 Sunrise International Travels Inc. and Ramnarine Tiwari
Apr 07`14 Jane True and True Rainbow Tours Inc.
Feb 12`14 Arif Assim and Sacred Tours Inc.
Jan 31`14 Aamir Rashid and Minfare Travel Corporation
Jan 31`14 Shireen Akhtar and Minfare Travel Inc.
Jan 23`14 Panorama Travel & Tours Ltd., Beata Kucharski and Zbigniew Kucharski
Jan 10`14 Judy Kadet-Kovacs
Nov 18`13 Cynthia Monica Burgher
Nov 15`13 Talha Choudhry and Super Asia Travel Inc.
Oct 21`13 Toby and Rubin Fergenbaum
Oct 16`13 David Hemmings and Nature’s Photo Adventure Inc.
Sep 27`13 Robert Ewaniuk and The Executive Needs Inc. o/a Sportality
Sep 09`13 Carlos Ventura o/a Ventura Vacations
Sep 05`13 Paul Tribe and The Mindful Traveller Inc.
Aug 13`13 Bruce Wylie