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Bulgaria: Last of stranded Russian tourists to finally return home00:45

Bulgaria: Last of stranded Russian tourists to finally return home

Bulgaria, Burgas Airport
August 11, 2014 at 16:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

The last groups of Russian tourists remained trapped in the Burgas Airport on Monday, as the bankruptcy of Labyrinth travel company left more than 1,500 Russians grounded in Bulgaria.

Labyrinth reportedly went bankrupt before paying for its customers' travel tickets, leaving Russians trapped in travel destinations around the world including Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and Spain.

One stranded tourist said that these types of bankruptcies are most likely going to become a more frequent issue in the future, adding that every company is in danger of going bankrupt "in this crisis," a reference to economic uncertainty in global markets.

The bankruptcy of Labyrinth occurred parallel to the bankruptcy of one of Russia's oldest travel agencies, Neva.

Bulgaria: Last of stranded Russian tourists to finally return home00:45
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The last groups of Russian tourists remained trapped in the Burgas Airport on Monday, as the bankruptcy of Labyrinth travel company left more than 1,500 Russians grounded in Bulgaria.

Labyrinth reportedly went bankrupt before paying for its customers' travel tickets, leaving Russians trapped in travel destinations around the world including Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and Spain.

One stranded tourist said that these types of bankruptcies are most likely going to become a more frequent issue in the future, adding that every company is in danger of going bankrupt "in this crisis," a reference to economic uncertainty in global markets.

The bankruptcy of Labyrinth occurred parallel to the bankruptcy of one of Russia's oldest travel agencies, Neva.

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