I, ______________, acknowledge that I will be participating in a media visit or familiarization tour (“FAM Tour”) and activities hosted by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) and other participating entities, which may include, but are not limited to, attractions and businesses, rental companies, transportation companies and tour operators.
By accepting and participating in this FAM Tour, I for myself, my personal representatives, successors, assigns, heirs, legal representatives and next of kin, represent and agree to waive and release VTC and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, “VTC”) from and against any and all rights and/or claims I may have for any loss or damage arising out of or in any way related to, directly or indirectly, the FAM Tour.
Specifically, this Liability Waiver and Release is intended to include, but not be limited to, any injuries, loss, or damage that may be caused by the negligence of VTC in sponsoring and/or organizing the FAM Tour. This Waiver and Release is intended to include, but not be limited to, any consequential damages which may result from delays, cancellations, modifications of itineraries, or complaints that arise from transportation or other planned or scheduled activities.
Furthermore, VTC is not assuming liability for any injury, damage, loss, or accident that may be caused by personal negligence, nor the negligence of those persons or entities that are providing said transportation and/or activities.
I hereby certify that I am 18 years of age or older and that I have read this Liability Waiver and Release and fully understand its contents. I understand that I am giving up rights by signing it and have signed it freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law. I understand and agree that this Waiver and Release will be construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States of America and that, if any portion of this Waiver and Release is held to be invalid, the balance shall continue in full force and effect.