TORONTO — 6097472 Canada Inc. o/a ASAP Travel & Tours (ASAP Travel) and Carolyn Bella each plead guilty and have been convicted of one count 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.
ASAP Travel is a travel agent registered under the Act and it operates in Toronto and elsewhere in Ontario. Carolyn Bella is President/Manager of ASAP Travel.
Bella was sentenced to pay a fine of $5,000 plus a Victim Surcharge fee, for a total of $6,250. Bella was given five years to pay the fine.
ASAP Travel received a suspended sentence.