TRAVELLERS have been left more than $50,000 out of pocket after a family-owned European tour company collapsed into liquidation.
The Queensland-based Viaggio Italia Travel went into liquidation last month after it was forced to halt tours due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Viaggio operated small group tours to destinations across Italy for more than 30 years and had been planning for its busiest European summer ever in 2020 before COVID-19 hit.
A financial report on the company reveals 34 creditors are each owed between $950 and $5861.
The company’s director Gary Francis is owed $14,340 in travel allowances.
It is understood the 34 creditors paid a deposit for a tour.
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