Bulgaria's Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) launches an intensive inspection of restaurants, bars, hotels, entertainment places and tour operators in Bulgaria's winter resorts, CPC announced.

The inspections were launched because of the upcoming winter season and December holidays, investor.bg said.

CPC’s inspectors will check whether hotels have a star-rating and if services offered meet rating requirements. Restaurants' menu prices and the weights of meals offered will be examined.

The inspectors will looks for dual pricing where different price lists are used for Bulgarians and foreigners.

Tour operators' registration, professional insurance, registration of complaints, contracts with clients and advertisement offers will be checked.

In summer season 2007, CPC issued 465 fines for violations after 1711 checks of tourist attractions at the coastal resorts, investor.bg said. CPC closed 52 tourist attractions.