Aug 16`16
Pawel Jedruch

Pawel Jedruch was charged with 4 (four) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002. Mr. Jedruch operated in the City of Niagara Falls and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for October 14, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 71 King Street, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Jun 30`16
Skypride Travel and Tours Ltd. and Sakthivel Suppiah

Skypride Travel and Tours Ltd. (“Skypride”), a registered travel agent that operated in Markham and elsewhere in Ontario and Sakthivel Suppiah, Director of Skypride, were each charged under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act) and Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Act (the Regulation) with the following offences:  

Skypride:

  1. Sixteen (16) countsof failing to deposit customer funds in the trust account, contrary to s. 27(3) of the Regulation;
  2. Twenty-two (22) countsof failing to hold customer funds in the trust account contrary to section 27(6) of the Regulation.

Sakthivel Suppiah:

  1. Sixteen (16) countsof failing to take reasonable care to prevent Skypride from committing an offence of failing to deposit customer funds into the trust account, contrary to s. 27(3) of the Regulation;
  2. Twenty-two (22) countsof failing to take reasonable care to prevent Skypride from committing an offence of failing to hold customer funds in the trust account contrary to section 27(6) of the Regulation.

The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for September 23, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 465 Davis Drive, Newmarket, ON L3Y 7T9.

NOTE: The above charges have been issued in order to correct a technical error and will replace the charges previously laid against 1807201 Ontario Limited and Sakthivel Suppiah.


June 09`16
Frank Cardona
Frank Cardona was charged with (one) count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). Mr. Cardona operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. During the relevant period of time, he was not registered as a travel agent and was not employed under a contract for services with another registrant. The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for July 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

June 09`16
1054304 Ontario Limited o/a Tri World Travel and Gary Cristello
1054304 Ontario Limited o/a Tri World Travel (“Tri World”), a registered travel agent operating in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario and Gary Cristello, Officer/Director of Tri World, were each charged under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act) and Ontario Regulation 26/05 (the Regulation) with the following offences:

  1. Tri World - Four (4) counts of furnishing false information relating to the provision of travel services, contrary to s. 27 of the Act. Gary Cristello – Four (4) counts of failing to take reasonable care to prevent Tri World from committing an offence of furnishing false information relating to the provision of travel services, contrary to s. 27 of the Act.
     
  2. Tri World - Seven (7) counts of failing to hold in trust and deposit customer funds in trust account, contrary to s. 27(3) of the Regulation. Gary Cristello - Seven (7) counts of failing to take reasonable care to prevent Tri World from committing an offence of failing to hold in trust and deposit customer funds in trust account, contrary to s. 27(3) of the Regulation.
     
  3. Tri World - Seven (7) counts of failing to hold customer funds in trust account, contrary to s. 27(6) of the Regulation. Gary Cristello - Seven (7) counts of failing to take reasonable care to prevent Tri World from committing an offence of failing to hold customer funds in trust account, contrary to section 27(6) of the Regulation.

The first court appearance in the above matter is scheduled for July 14, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.
 

May 13`16
Thomas Chellakudam and Finton Travel Ltd.
Finton Travel Ltd. was charged with 1 (one) count of carrying on business with Carolyn Solomon, who was required to be registered as a travel agent, but was not in fact so registered, contrary to section 20 of Ontario Regulation 26/05 (the Regulation) made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). Thomas Chellakudam, an officer of Finton Travel Ltd., was charged with one count of failing to take reasonable care to prevent Finton Travel Ltd. from committing the offence under section 20 of the Regulation, contrary to section 31(2) of the Act. Finton Travel Ltd. is a registered travel agent under the Act.  It operates in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for June 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

May 2`16
Carolyn Solomon
Carolyn (Michelle) Solomon was charged with 2 (two) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). Ms. Solomon has been previously charged under the Act – including current charges, she has been charged with a total of 18 counts.  The matter is currently before the court. In addition, Toronto Police has issued a News Release announcing that Ms. Solomon has been arrested and charged with two counts of fraud over $5,000.  To access the Toronto Police News Releaseclick here .The next court appearance in this matter is scheduled for May 12, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave, Toronto, Ontario.

May 2`16
David Hemmings and Jennifer Hemmings
David and Jennifer Hemmings were each charged with 1 (one) count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). David and Jennifer Hemmings operated in Whitby and elsewhere in Ontario and have never been registered as travel agents under the Act. This is the second charge under the Act for Mr. David Hemmings.  He has pled guilty to one count of operating as a travel agent without registration in October of 2013.  He has been sentenced to a fine of $3,000. The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for June 1, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 605 Rossland Rd. East, Whitby, Ontario.

Apr 14`16
Placido Calore and 407488 Ontario Ltd. o/a Business & Vacation Travel Planners and Blue Mountain Travel
Placido Calore and 407488 Ontario Ltd. o/a Business & Vacation Travel Planners and Blue Mountain Travel (Blue Mountain Travel) were each charged with 1 count of failing to deposit customer funds received for travel services into the trust account of the registrant, contrary to section 27(3) of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Regulation).
Placido Calore was a director and shareholder of Blue Mountain Travel, which voluntarily terminated its registration effective July 31, 2015. Blue Mountain Travel operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.
Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel were previously charged with the following:
a) 27 counts of failing to deposit customer funds into the trust account contrary to s. 27(3) of the Regulation.
b) 1 count of carrying on business with an unregistered travel agent, contrary to s. 20 of the Regulation.
c) One count of failing to notify the Registrar, 5 days in advance of closing its Trust Account, contrary to s. 17(2) of the Regulation
The next court appearance in this matter is scheduled for May 12, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Apr 14`16
Carolyn Solomon
Carolyn (Michelle) Solomon was charged with 5 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act); Carolyn Solomon has never been registered as a travel agent under the Act. Carolyn Solomon operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. Ms. Solomon has been previously charged under the Act. Including the present charges, Ms. Solomon has been charged with a total of 16 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration. All charges are currently before the Court. The next court appearance in this matter is scheduled for May 12, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Mar 02`16
Miro Brcic and Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays Inc.

Miro Brcic and Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays Inc. were each charged with 1 (one) count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). Mr. Brcic is an owner and director of Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays Inc.  Mr. Brcic and Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Holidays Inc. operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario and have never been registered as travel agents under the Act. The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for March 24, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Feb 29`16
Sunil Kumar Chinthapatla and Tajmahal Tourism Inc.
Sunil Kumar Chinthapatla and Tajmahal Tourism Inc. were each charged with four (4) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act).
Mr. Chinthapatla is an owner and director of Tajmahal Tourism Inc.  Mr. Chinthapatla and Tajmahal Tourism Inc. operated in Mississauga and elsewhere in Ontario and have never been registered as travel agents under the Act.
The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for April 5, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 5 Ray Lawson Blvd., Brampton, Ontario.

Feb 02`16
Carolyn Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc.
Carolyn (Michelle) Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc. o/a Blue Mountain Travel were each charged with 2 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Carolyn Solomon was a sole director and officer of 1924067 Ontario Inc., which has never been registered as a travel agent under the Act. Carolyn Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc. operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.   Carolyn Solomon has been previously charged with 8 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration. 1924067 Ontario Inc. has been previously charged with 2 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration.   The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for March 3, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Feb 02`16
Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel
Placido Calore and 407488 Ontario Ltd. o/a Business & Vacation Travel Planners and Blue Mountain Travel (Blue Mountain Travel) were each charged with 4 counts of failing to deposit customer payments received for travel services into the trust account of the registrant, contrary to section 27(3) of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Regulation).  Placido Calore was a director and shareholder of Blue Mountain Travel, which voluntarily terminated its registration effective July 31, 2015. Blue Mountain Travel operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.   Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel were previously charged with 23 counts of failing to deposit funds into the trust account contrary to section 27(3) of the Regulation.   The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for March 3, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.
 

Jan 06`16
Mahendran Sivakolunthu
Mahendran Sivakolunthu was charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002. Mr. Sivakolunthu operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for February 11, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Dec 17`15
Executive Worldwide Travel and Zakaria Sheikh
501159 Ontario Limited o/a Executive Worldwide Travel and Zakaria Sheikh were each charged with the following offences:

  1. 501159 Ontario Limited – with 2 counts of failing to hold customer funds in trust, contrary to section 27(6) of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Regulation);
  2. Zakaria Sheikh – with 2 counts of failing to take reasonable care to prevent 501159 Ontario Limited from committing the offence under section 27(6) of the Regulation, contrary to section 31(2) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act);

Zakaria Sheikh was Manager and President of 501159 Ontario Limited, a registered travel agent under the Act. 501159 Ontario Limited voluntarily terminated its registration under the Act effective July 13, 2015.  Zakaria Sheikh and 501159 Ontario Limited operated in Ottawa and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for January 21, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 100 Constellation Crescent, Ottawa, Ontario.

Dec 14`15
Carolyn Solomon
Carolyn (Michelle) Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc. o/a Blue Mountain Travel were each charged with the following offences:

  1. Carolyn Solomon – with 8 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act);
  2. 1924067 Ontario Inc. – with 1 count of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) under the Act.

Carolyn Solomon was a sole director and officer of 1924067 Ontario Inc., which has never been registered as a travel agent under the Act. Carolyn Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc. operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. TICO laid corresponding charges on Mr. Placido Calore and 407488 Ontario Ltd. o/a Business & Vacation Planners, o/a Blue Mountain Travel (TICO registration 50015414 (R) and 50016204 (W)) under section 20 of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Act, for doing business with Carolyn Solomon, who was required to be registered as a travel agent, but was not in fact so registered. The first court appearance in this matter is scheduled for January 14, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.
 

Nov 27`15
Placido Calore and Blue Mountain Travel
Placido Calore and 407488 Ontario Ltd. o/a Business & Vacation Travel Planners and Blue Mountain Travel (Blue Mountain Travel) were each charged with:

  1. One count of carrying on business with Carolyn Solomon and 1924067 Ontario Inc., who were required to be registered as travel agents but were not in fact so registered, contrary to Section 20 of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Regulation);
  2. One count of failing to notify the Registrar, 5 days in advance of closing of its Trust Account, contrary to section 17(2) of the Regulation;
  3. Twenty Five (25) counts of failing to deposit customer payments received for travel services into the trust account of the Registrant, contrary to section 27(3) of the Regulation;                

Placido Calore was a director and shareholder of Blue Mountain Travel, which voluntarily terminated its registration effective July 31, 2015.  Blue Mountain Travel operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for January 14, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Nov 09`15
John Douglas Mills
John Douglas Mills, Sole Proprietor operating as Algonquin Travel, was charged with one count of failing to deposit customer funds into the trust account, contrary to section 27(3) of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act). Mr. Mills was a registrant under the Act and terminated his registration on June 4, 2015. Mr. Mills operated in Oshawa and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for December 2, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 605 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby, Ontario.

Oct 15`15
Raquel Gordon
Raquel Gordon was charged with two counts of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Ms. Gordon operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for November 19, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Oct 07`15
Alicia Kielek
Alicia Kielek was charged with 3 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”).  Ms. Kielek operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. This is the fourth time Ms. Kielek has been charged under the Act.  To date, a total of 29 counts have been laid against Ms. Kielek.  The first court appearance is scheduled for November 19, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Oct 07`15
Jinling Wei and Herui Travel
Jinling Wei and Herui Travel and Tours Corp. (Herui Travel) were each charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act).  Ms. Wei and Herui Travel operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.  Ms. Wei and Herui Travel were previously charged by TICO and convicted in November 2012 of operating as a travel agent without registration. The first court appearance is scheduled for November 19, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Oct 07`15
Marek Paszyn and Aquarius Scuba Diving Inc.
Marek Paszyn and Aquarius Scuba Diving Centre Inc. (Aquarius) were each charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”). Mr. Paszyn and Aquarius operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for November 19, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Sep 03`15
Lorna (Natalie) Arcega
Lorna (Natalie) Arcega has been charged with two counts of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Ms. Arcega operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for October 8, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Aug 21`15
Carolyn Solomon

Carolyn Solomon has been charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Carolyn Solomon operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for October 8, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.


July 07`15
Thaneshkanth Sivaganasundaram and 99 Travel and Tours Inc.

Thaneshkanth Sivaganasundaram and 99 Travel and Tours Inc. (“99 Travel”), have each been charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”).  99 Travel was a travel agent registered under the Act and operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.  Mr. Sivaganasundaram was a director and officer of 99 Travel.  99 Travel’s registration was revoked effective June 11, 2014.  The first court appearance is scheduled for July 30, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

 

Jun 15`15
Esna Travel, Shahrukh and Suraiya Teherany
1176630 Ontario Inc. o/a Esna Travel and Tours (“Esna Travel”), Shahrukh Teherany and Suraiya Teherany have each been charged with one count of carrying on business with Rollah Zahir who was required to be registered as a travel agent but was not in fact so registered, contrary to section 20 of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”). Esna Travel is a travel agent registered under the Act. It operates in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. Shahrukh Teherany and Suraiya Teherany are directors and officers of Esna Travel. The first court appearance is scheduled for July 30, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Jun 15`15
Rollah Zahir
Rollah Zahir has been charged with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. Mr. Zahir operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for July 30, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Jun 15`15
Ghulam Wahabi
Ghulam Mustafa Wahabi has been charged with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Mr. Wahabi operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.  The first court appearance is scheduled for July 30, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Jun 15`15
Alicia Kielek
Alicia Kielek has been charged with 24 counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”).  Ms. Kielek operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.  This is the second time Ms. Kielek has been charged under s. 4(1)(a) of the Act.  The next court appearance is scheduled for July 9, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Jun 15`15
Judy Jackson
Judy Jackson has been charged with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”). Ms. Jackson operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. This is the second time Ms. Jackson has been charged under s. 4(1)(a) of the Act. The next court appearance is scheduled for June 25, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Jun 15`15
Elizabeth Sampson-Holder

Elizabeth Sampson-Holder has been charged with eight (8) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Ms. Sampson-Holder operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.  The first court appearance is scheduled for July 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 5 Ray Lawson Blvd, Brampton, Ontario.


Mar 25`15
Alicia Kielek

Alicia Kielek has been charged with one (1) count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Ms. Kielek operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.   The first court appearance is scheduled for May 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Dec 22`14
Judy Jackson
Judy Jackson has been charged with four (4) counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Ms. Jackson operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.  The first court appearance is scheduled for January 15, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Ave., Toronto, Ontario.

Nov 14`14
ASAP Travel & Tours and Carolyn Bella
6097472 Canada Inc. o/a ASAP Travel & Tours (“ASAP Travel”) and Carolyn Bella have each been charged with one count of carrying on business with Maria Rowena Santiago who was required to be registered as a travel agent but was not in fact so registered, contrary to section 20 of Ontario Regulation 26/05 (the “Regulation”) made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”). ASAP Travel is a travel agent registered under the Act and it operates in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.  Carolyn Bella is a President/Manager of ASAP Travel. The next court appearance is scheduled for December 18, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Nov 14`14
Gerardo Calderon and Gladys Calderon, O/A Smartchoice Travel & Tours
Gerardo Calderon and Gladys Calderon, carrying on business as Smartchoice Travel & Tours have each been charged with one count of furnishing false information contrary to section 31(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the Act).  In addition, Gerardo Calderon and Gladys Calderon have been charged with 13 and 11 counts respectively, of failing to deposit and hold customer funds in a trust account, contrary to section 27(3) of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Act. Smartchoice Travel & Tours was a registered travel agent that operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.  Its registration under the Act was voluntarily terminated on June 13, 2014. The next court appearance is scheduled for December 18, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Oct 28`14
Valhalla Travel and Tours and Birgit Sondrup
974764 Ontario Ltd. o/a Valhalla Travel and Tours (“Valhalla Travel and Tours”) and Birgit Sondrup have each been charged with the following offences:

  1. One count of failing to deposit customer funds into the trust account, contrary to section 27(3) of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”);
  2. One count of operating as a travel agent without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Act; and
  3. One count of operating as a travel wholesaler without registration, contrary to section 4(1)(b) of the Act.

Valhalla Travel and Tours operated in Keswick and elsewhere in Ontario.  Its registration was revoked effective February 14, 2014.  Birgit Sondrup was an officer of Valhalla Travel and Tours. The first court appearance is scheduled for November 28, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 465 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario.

Oct 08`14
Sherrill Denny
Sherrill Denny has been charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Sherrill Denny operated in Stratford and elsewhere in Ontario.  The next court appearance is scheduled for October 27, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court, located at 1 Huron Street, Stratford, Ontario.

Oct 03`14
Maria Ellen Galorport o/a Budget Travel and Tours
Maria Ellen Galorport, Sole Proprietor trading as Budget Travel and Tours, has been charged with the offence of carrying on business with Maria Rowena Santiago Belen, who was required to be registered as a travel agent but was not in fact so registered, contrary to Section 20 of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002. The first court appearance is scheduled for November 13, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Ontario Court of Justice, 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Courtroom C6.

Sep 25`14
Kyle Gaspari
Kyle Gaspari has been charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. Kyle Gaspari operated as Executive Sports Company in Burlington and elsewhere in Ontario. The next court appearance is scheduled for November 18, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 2051 Plains Road East, Burlington, Ontario.


Aug 18`14
Esterlina Coyant, Mirta Zamora and Amigo Travel Ltd.
Esterlina Coyant, Mirta Zamora and Amigo Travel Ltd. have been charged under section 31(1) (c) of the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”) with fifteen (15) counts each of failing to properly maintain trust accounting contrary to section 27 of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Act.  Amigo Travel Ltd. operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for September 11, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Courtroom C6.

Jul 24`14
Maria Rowena Santiago Belen
Maria Rowena Santiago Belen (“Ms. Belen”) has been charged with one count of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”). Ms. Belen offered travel services in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.  A court appearance is scheduled for September 4, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto in Courtroom C6.
 

Jul 02`14
 Maher Jaber and Global Events Management Group Inc.
Maher Jaber and Global Events Management Group Inc. (Global Events) have each been charged with one count of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”). Mr. Jaber and Global Events offered travel services in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. A court appearance is scheduled for August 28, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, M5G 1R5, Courtroom C6.
 

Jun 25`14
Nellie Pedro, Gisela Terencio and Gente da Nossa Inc.
Nellie Pedro operating as Gente Tours has been charged with one count of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”).  Ms. Pedro offered travel services in the City of Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. Gisela Terencio has been charged with one count of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Act.  Ms. Terencio offered travel services in connection with Gente Tours. Gente da Nossa Inc. has been charged with one count of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Act.  Gente da Nossa Inc. offered travel services in connection with Gente Tours. The court appearance is scheduled for August 28, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1R5.

 Jun 25`14
Kimberly Rourke
Kimberly Rourke has been charged with one count of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”).  Ms. Rourke offered travel services in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo and elsewhere in Ontario. The court appearance is scheduled for August 11, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 77 Queen St. North, Kitchener, ON N2H 2H1, Courtroom 101.

May 14`14
Lilian Quiroz
Lilian Quiroz has been charged with one count of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”).  Ms. Quiroz offered travel services in Mississauga and elsewhere in Ontario. A court appearance is scheduled for June 3, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 5 Ray Lawson Blvd, Brampton.

Apr 28`14
Dut Phuc Ngo
Dut Phuc Ngo, a sole proprietor trading as Sky Asia Travel, has been charged with one count of failing to hold customer funds in a designated trust account, contrary to section 27 of Ontario Regulation 26/05 made under the Travel Industry Act, 2002.  The first court appearance is scheduled for May 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Courtroom C6.

Apr 10`14
Yue Chi
Yue Chi has been charged with one count of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1) (a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 (the “Act”).  Ms. Yue Chi is an officer and director of AAST Inc. operating as “Drive the Silk Road” and “Overland Adventures”.  AAST Inc. was registered as a travel retailer under the Act until October 31, 2012 and continued to operate after the registration was terminated.  AAST Inc. and Ms. Yue Chi offered travel services in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario.

Mar 24`14
Sherrill Denny
Sherrill Denny has been charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. Sherrill Denny operated in Stratford and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for May 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Offences Court located at 1 Huron Street, Stratford, ON, Courtroom 2.

Feb 26`14
AAST Inc.
AAST Inc. has been charged with one count of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. AAST Inc. was registered with TICO until November 1 2012 and continued to operate after the registration was terminated. The first court appearance is scheduled for March 6, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1R5.

Feb 13`14
Bradley Talan Edelson and Ariel Santillan
Bradley Talan Edelson and Ariel Santillan have been charged with one count each of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. Mr. Edelson and Mr. Santillan operated a company called Exploration Fitness which offered travel services in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. Additionally, Bradley Talan Edelson has been charged with one count of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 by offering travel services relating to Epoch Getaways in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for March 27, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1R5.

Jan 21`14
David Magazzinnich, Denise Elmaleh, Leon Elmaleh and Dealathons.com Inc.
David Magazzinnich, Denise Elmaleh, Leon Elmaleh and Dealathons.com Inc. have been charged with one count each of operating as a travel retailer without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. Dealathons.com Inc. operates in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for March 4, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1R5.
 

Jan 16`14
Robert Van Kleek and Byron Swayze/Globe-Travellers Inc. o/a Pathway Tours
Robert Van Kleek and Byron Swayze/Globe-Travellers Inc. o/a Pathway Tours have been charged with three counts each of operating as a travel wholesaler without registration contrary to section 4(1)(b) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002.  Byron Swayze/Globe-Travellers Inc. operated in London and elsewhere in Ontario and continued to operate after its registration with under the Travel Industry Act, 2002 was revoked in August 2012. Mr. Van Kleek is the president of Byron Swayze/Globe-Travellers Inc. The next court appearance is scheduled for March 3, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 824 Dundas Street, London ON N5W 5R1.

Dec 02`13
Jane True and Rainbow Tours Inc.
Jane True and Rainbow Tours Inc. have been charged with one count each of operating as a travel wholesaler without registration contrary to  section 4(1)(b) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. Rainbow Tours Inc. operates in Niagara Falls and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for February 21, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 71 King St. St. Catharines, Ontario.

Nov 18`13
Esterlina Coyant, Mirta Zamora and Amigo Travel Ltd.
Esterlina Coyant, Mirta Zamora and Amigo Travel Ltd. have been charged with one count each of failing to maintain trust accounts contrary to section 27 of Regulation 26/05 made under the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. Amigo Travel Ltd. operated in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for January 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 70 Centre Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Oct 25`13
Ronald Greenwood, Christopher Greenwood and MKI Travel and Conference Management Inc.
Ronald Greenwood, Christopher Greenwood and MKI Travel and Conference Management Inc. have been charged with four counts each of failing to maintain trust accounts contrary to section 27 of Regulation 26/05 made under the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. MKI Travel and Conference Management Inc. operated in Ottawa and elsewhere in Ontario. The Ontario Travel Industry Compensation Fund has paid claims in excess of $2 million related to the closure of MKI in May 2013. Ronald Greenwood was the President and Christopher Greenwood was Vice-President of Operations of MKI. The first court appearance is scheduled for December 19, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 100 Constellation Crescent, Nepean, Ontario.

Oct 04`13
Kyle Gaspari o/a Executive Sports Company
Kyle Gaspari has been charged with one count of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. Kyle Gaspari operated as Executive Sports Company in Burlington and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for November 18, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 2051 Plains Road East, Burlington, Ontario.

Aug 22`13
Rubin and Toby Fergenbaum
Rubin and Toby Fergenbaum have been charged with one count each of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. Rubin and Toby Fergenbaum operated as Haliburton Cottage Rental and offered and sold cottage accommodations on behalf of cottage owners in Haliburton and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for October 17, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at the Minden Municipal Offices, Council Chamber at 7 Milne St. Minden, Ontario.


Aug 22`13
David Hemmings and Nature’s Photo Adventure
David Hemmings and Nature’s Photo Adventure have been charged with one count each of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to section 4(1)(a) of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002. David Hemmings and Nature’s Photo Adventure operated in Whitby and elsewhere in Ontario. The first court appearance is scheduled for October 10, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Ontario Court of Justice, 605 Rossland Road East, Whitby, Ontario.