Wednesday,  October 21, 2020  6:40 am

Agent pleads guilty to TICO charges

Agent pleads guilty to TICO charges

An Ontario travel business has been convicted on three charges under the provincial Travel Industry Act.

According to TICO, Valhalla Travel & Tours (974764 Ontario Ltd) and director/officer Birgit Sondrup plead guilty and have each been convicted of operating as a travel agent and travel wholesaler without registration, as well as failing to deposit trust funds into the trust account within two business days.

The total fine payable by Sondrup is $10,000 plus Victim Surcharge Fee, for a total of $12,500. The fine is payable within six months. Valhalla Travel has been convicted and received a suspended sentence on all counts.