Consumer Protection Agency in Rio Reviews Top Hotels for Violations

The inspection's primary focus was violations of service levels, including food and drink quality control and signage for local laws regarding prostitution.

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Inspections of some of the top hotels in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone), including Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon, have found that many fail to comply with legal regulations designed to protect and inform consumers.

Beginning on December 9th, state-led Consumer Protection Agency (PROCON) carried out inspections to ensure that local hotels comply with legal regulations before New Year’s Eve celebrations.

The inspection . . .

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