Sumary of Woman who developed IBS following stomach bug on ‘nightmare’ holiday receives payout from Tui:
- A British woman who claims a gastric bug caught on holiday in Egypt left her with long-term health concerns has received a payout from tour operator Tui.
- Donna Chatfield, 40, fell ill during a two-week break at the Jaz Aquamarine resort in Hurghada, Egypt, in August 2017, and was subsequently diagnosed with post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome.
- Donna believes she caught the gastric illness from food and drink at the hotel, where she was holidaying with her partner and daughter.
- Tour operator has paid £60,000 in total to families who sued them after taking ill during a stay at the resort between July and August 2017.Donna, a probation services officer from Huddersfield, suffered symptoms including diarrhoea, abdominal pains, headaches and a fever during the holiday, seeking medical attention both in Egypt and once home.
- ”Lawyers representing 17 people fought for the compensation claim after they reported severe gastric illness symptoms, including diarrhoea, abdominal pains and headaches.
- ”Software developer David Long, 40, from Bristol, also fell ill at the Jaz Aquamarine hotel in 2017. On a Tui holiday with his family, they all developed symptoms including diarrhoea and abdominal pains, and they all received medical attention abroad.