When holidaymakers become ill or suffer from symptoms of sickness, nausea or diarrhoea as a result of poor hotel practices, they can potentially recover compensation from their tour operator by utilising the provisions of the 1992 Package Travel Regulations.
The popularity of Jamaica as a holiday destination is increasing. This means that the all-inclusive hotels are accommodating and catering for an increasing number of guests.
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If a hotel causes illness by failing to comply with hygiene standards or by serving contaminated food then providing the holiday is a package holiday, compensation can be recovered from the tour operator. Examples of poor food hygiene may include:
Illnesses can also stem from poorly maintained swimming pools and public toilet facilities.
If you are unsure whether you travelled on a package holiday or whether it is likely that you became ill due to eating contaminated food you can contact us for a free initial consultation on:
Approximately one hour and fifteen minutes away from the Sir Donal Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Negril is a popular beach resort located across parts of the Jamaican parishes of Westmoreland and Hanover.
Simpson Millar’s Holiday Law specialists monitor and watch holiday destinations for signs of illness and are currently monitoring the below hotels for indications of illnesses. These illness can be caused by food poisoning such as Salmonella, Campylobacter, E. Coli and Shigella or by a waterborne parasitic infection such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia:
Cryptosporidium Fact: Cryptosporidium is frequently associated with foreign travel and can be contracted by swimming in and consuming contaminated water. It can also be passed from person to person or from animals and their faeces.
With a reputation for successfully claiming compensation from tour operators, Simpson Millar’s holiday and travel lawyers can provide you with free advice and may be able to claim compensation for you on a ‘no win fee’ basis.
The travel and holiday team at Simpson Millar have a wealth of experience in bringing holiday claims and can be contacted via the online enquiry form or by telephone number 0808 145 1353. Call now to see if you are entitled to claim.