Etiqueta 'Sickness compensation'
Tourists on the beach.

False claims

Government continuing its war against false holiday claims

The Senate’s Energy and Tourism Commission yesterday approved a motion tabled by the Partido Popular in the Balearics to continue the fight against bogus holiday claims.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/11/2017 00:00

The campaign in the UK against false claims.

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UK government clamps down on bogus holiday sickness claims

"Our message to those who make false holiday sickness claims is clear - your actions are damaging and will not be tolerated."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/07/2017 00:00

British foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, is now aware of the scale of the false-claims' scam.

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Boris Johnson backs Abta crackdown on false holiday claims

"If the figures were to be believed, the digestive systems of the British people had become the most delicate in the world."

Humphrey Carter23/06/2017 00:00

L-R: Noel Josephides, Abta chairman and chairman of Sunvil Holidays; Richard Francis, MD Monarch Tour Operations; Chris Mottershead, MD Thomas Cook UK&I; Nick Longman, MD TUI UK&I; and Mark Tanzer, chief executive Abta.

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False compensation claimants facing three years in jail

Abta and travel industry partners launch “Stop Sickness Scams” campaign to crackdown on fake holiday sickness claims ahead of peak season.

Humphrey Carter22/06/2017 00:00

Majorca's hoteliers have met with British consulate officials to discuss the false claims.


Two arrests for inciting false holiday compensation claims

Two Britons have been arrested by the Guardia Civil, charged with incitement to make false claims.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/06/2017 00:00


Hoteliers getting tough with tour operators over false claims

The Spanish hoteliers federation has denounced the "organised criminal network" behind the claims.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/06/2017 00:00

Claims farmers' representatives hover around chemists as well as by all-inclusive hotels.


False compensation claims are now an "epidemic"

People acting on behalf of the claims farmers in resorts are on commissions of one hundred euros per claim.

Andrew Ede31/05/2017 00:00

Inma Benito of the Majorca Hoteliers Federation with senior officials from Cehat at Berlin's ITB fair last year.


Spain's hotels tell Abta they will not pay for false claims

The hotel industry will prosecute all fraudsters in line with Spanish law, which will mean all of those in the chain, including holidaymakers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/05/2017 00:00