Bulgaria’s consumer protection commission, standards bureau, launch summer 2015 campaigns

Bulgaria’s Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) has launched its Summer 2015 campaign to inform tourists of their rights and to receive complaints, the commission said on June 9.

The commission said that it was distributing brochures that would be useful regarding various kinds of tourist services, shopping and transportation.

Special teams will follow up reports and complaints, the commission said.

The CPC has offices at:

* 16 Tsar Kaloyan Street, Bourgas, telephone 056/841 246, e-mail [email protected]

* Sunny Beach resort administrative building, telephone 0554/22 106.

* 1 Cherno More Street, Sozopol, telephone 0550/ 22 208.

* 32 Treti Mart Street, Primorsko, telephone 0550/32 466.

* 112 Vladislav Varnenchik Street, Varna, fourth floor, telephone 052/603 778.

* Golden Sands (Zlatni Pyasutsi) administrative building, telephone 052/355 623.

* Hotel Dobrudzha, Albena resort, telephone 0579/62 007.

Meanwhile, on June 8 the State Agency for Metrology and Technical Supervision said that it was launching a national campaign, entitled “Safe Summer”.

Among items to be checked are inflatables such as lilos and sunglasses, with the agency said that “the first aim of the inspections is to discipline traders so that they sell goods with the relevant standards and document”. The second aim was to raise awareness among the public to be careful when using or buying such equipment, the agency said.

Earlier, the the municipality of Varna on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast said that it had set up task forces made up of representatives of various state bodies to carry out inspections in response to complaints about businesses in the tourism industry.

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