Peter Griffiths endured stomach cramps, fever and diarrhoea while staying at the all-inclusive Aqua Fantasy Aqua Park Hotel and Spa, in Izmir, Turkey back in 2014 A British tourist who lost a stone and a half after catching a tummy bug has had his £29,000 compensation payout taken away by top judges.
TUI holidaymaker, 58, who was handed £29,000 after contracting violent stomach bug from an all-inclusive Turkish hotel LOSES entire payout when firm appeals - after court heard he ate a single meal offsite
Peter Griffiths, 58, caught bug so bad he ended up in hospital while on holiday Father-of-one sued TUI, blaming food at hotel in Izmir, Turkey for the illness Last year he was awarded £29,000 for his ordeal by Mr Justice Martin Spencer But he will now go empty-handed after Court of Appeal reversed the decision
TUI has updated their full list of cancelled holidays and flights after the new Covid travel rules came into place yesterday. Since Monday, Brits no longer need a pre-arrival Covid test to return to the UK. The traffic light scheme has also been scrapped, ridding of the green and amber list and instead having just a go / no-go list.
All countries will now be on the red list or no list, with the fully vaccinated no longer required to test before returning home An overhaul of England’s Covid-19 rules governing international travel will come into force from Monday 4 October, replacing the traffic-light system. A single red list of countries will remain, with the previous green and amber countries becoming the “rest of the world” or “non-red list”.
The relaxation of the Covid rules and Turkey's removal from the travel red list should attract many visitors to resorts of Antalya, Dalaman and Izmir Turkey has announced the double vaccinated UK holidaymakers do not need proof of a negative PCR test to enter the popular destination. The relaxation of the Covid rules and Turkey's removal from the travel red list should attract many visitors to resorts of Antalya, Dalaman and Izmir with flights from a variety of UK airports.
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This week’s traffic-light review comes at the end of the peak summer season, although the volume of travellers is still significantly down on pre-pandemic levels. There was hope that Turkey might be moved from the red list to amber, to allow September departures, and that winter-sun staple Maldives would move in the same direction, but there were no upgrades from red to amber.
TURKISH residents were left terrified after a "mysterious" explosion made the sky turn bright green, with many taking to social media to speculate what it could be. Locals in the city of Izmir captured the bizarre moment that an object entered Earth's atmosphere and caused a "huge explosion" in the sky.
A video caught the moment the skies lit up a bright green as a meteor crashed to Earth. You can check it out here: A Twitter user in the city of Izmir in Turkey shared the incredible footage which appeared to show the sky lighting up a brilliant green before the object hurtled towards the ground.
From today until June 30, 2022, a yearlong pilot project in Izmir (TR) will be carried out. This project will involve three districts under the guidance of the Mayor and Vice-president of Cittaslow, Tunc Soyer. The time has come to bring "positive slowness" even to the world's great megacities.
It's a disappointing update for those eager to get back in the air The recent heatwave has had many of us dreaming of that heat abroad, lounging in a pool whilst sipping a cocktail. The absence of holidays has awoken some wanderlust in more travellers than ever, but even the more exotic countries are off the list it, meaning it's not just the tourist hotspots alone.
A gunman stormed a provincial office of Turkey's pro-Kurdish party on Thursday, killing a woman and renewing alarm at the heated rhetoric accompanying government efforts to shut the party down. The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) identified the victim as Deniz Poyraz, a party official in the western province of Izmir where the morning attack occurred.
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