Ontario sees slight drop in number of travel registrants last year – TICO

TORONTO — The number of retail agencies and wholesalers in Ontario dropped in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014, according to the Travel Industry Council of Ontario.

As of March 31, there were a total of 2,512 registrations with TICO. Of these, 86% (2,157) are retail travel agencies, who sell travel services directly to consumers and 14% (355) are travel wholesalers, who sell travel services through travel retailers.

In 2013/2014, there were a total of 190 terminations and 147 new registrations.

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