Canadian Travel Advocate Promotes Consumer Protection

by Richard D’Ambrosio
Canadian Travel Advocate Promotes Consumer Protection


The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) has launched a consumer protection awareness campaign that highlights the protections of booking travel with a TICO-registered travel agency or website.

The campaign is running on television and online platforms through Jan. 22, 2017, using two different 15-second commercials. One highlights the Travel Compensation Fund and the other reminds travelers that a TICO agent protects their travel investment, and will remember all the little details a traveler might forget.

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.

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