Prosecutors initiate inspection of Russian major tour operator
MOSCOW, July 20 (RAPSI) – Prosecutors have initiated inspection of one of the largest Russian tour operators Natalie Tours over the company’s compliance with the law on consumer protection and tourism operations, the spokesperson of the Moscow prosecutor’s office Lyudmila Nefedova has told RAPSI.
The check is conducted by the order of the Prosecutor General’s Office. The inspection’s results will be under the control of Moscow’s prosecutor Vladimir Churikov, according to Nefedova.
In early July, Natalie Tours reported cancellation of all tours and suspension of sales because of financial problems. Later, the company started paying compensations to clients for canceled tours.
Natalie Tours, a tour operator on the Russian foreign tourist market, was founded in April 1992. In 2014, the company’s amount of business was estimated at $850 million.