Located right on the beach, the all-inclusive Sharm Plaza Hotel offers holidaymakers a variety of waters sports across its five swimming pools and also offers access to its neighboring Sharm Resort Hotel. Featuring many buffet restaurants, snack bars and barbeque grills it appears to be the perfect family experience. However this is not always the case, with many holidaymakers and families having their all-inclusive holiday ruined by illness.
Sickholiday.com have dealt with 155 cases of reported food poisoning at the Sharm Plaza Hotel.
Among the illnesses reported are forms of food poisoning including Salmonella and Shigella, caused by coming into contact with infected food and water. Cases of Cryptosporidium have also been reported. This illness can be contracted by coming into contact with pool water that can sometimes contain traces of infected faecal matter.
Whilst staying in the Sharm Plaza Hotel it is important to follow these guidelines to reduce the risk of your all-inclusive holiday to Egypt being ruined:
- Avoid foods not cooked thoroughly and/or re-heated incorrectly.
- Avoid foods not prepared hygienically.
- Avoid food not stored at the correct temperature
- Frequently use an alcohol-based hand gel.
- Avoid salads and any uncooked fruits and vegetables (these may have been handled unhygienically)
- Avoid swimming in water or pools that appear dirty and untreated.
In the event that you do get ill Sickholiday advise that you seek medical attention whilst on holiday as this will greatly increase your chances of making an eligible claim upon your return.
It is your tour operators’ responsibility to make sure you are provided with a safe, clean and hygienic hotel.
If you have fallen ill whilst on an all-inclusive holiday get in touch with a member of our team. We have over 10 years industry experience and we will be happy to help you through the process of claiming back the cost of your holiday plus any additional compensation you may be owed.