“Salmonella” ruins holidays at Ova Resort

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A British family holidaying at Ova Resort in Turkey have reported that one of their party has “tested positive for salmonella”€ following a ruined stay at the hotel.

The three star hotel, promoted by Thomas Cook and First Choice, promotes “buffet-style” catering and unlimited drinks “served for a minimum of 12 hours per day”.

Busy hotels that cater for large volumes of guests, such as Ova Resort, can often be susceptible to outbreaks of illness if good food safety practices are not upheld.

Salmonella food poisoning is contracted by eating raw or undercooked food such as chicken or eggs, which have been contaminated by the salmonella bacteria.

The infection often spreads through utensils and equipment which has been used for both raw and cooked food and can lead to illness lasting for around ten days or even longer.

Here at Your Holiday Claims we have spoken with a holidaymaker who reported many others were also affected and commented “I am not the only family to have been ill at the Ova Resort”.

Anne Thomson, Head of Travel Law at Your Holiday Claims, commented: “Salmonella can result to highly unpleasant symptoms and lead to holidaymakers missing out on a large part of their stays.”

“It is essential that the tour operators promoting the Ova Resort undertake a full investigation on the causes of the illness.”

“I would encourage anyone affected to seek expert legal advice on whether they could make a claim for compensation.”

Has illness ruined your holiday at Ova Resort?

If your holiday has been ruined by illness at Ova Resort in Turkey, in the last 3 years, you may be able to claim compensation.

The team at Your Holiday Claims have over 50 years combined experience in successfully recovering holiday illness compensation for British holidaymakers and are here to help.

For a free, no obligation consultation and to find out what your claim may be worth, call us on 0330 100 2851.

Or simply complete our online contact form and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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If you would like more information on how to make a claim for holiday illness, or would like some advice to determine if you could have a successful claim, speak to our team of professional experts who cover a wide range of legal matters, from loss of income due to holiday illness to serious injury claims. Contact us today on 0330 100 2851.

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If you or any members of your family have fallen ill on holiday in the last 3 years, or been involved in an accident abroad, you may be entitled to compensation and we are here to help.

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“Salmonella” ruins holidays at Ova Resort