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Travel insurance

Travel insurers in the UK have been examining the latest publication from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), which offers insights into the cases it has been dealing with of late and sheds light on why the FOS takes the decisions it does

The New Zealand Commerce Commission is to investigate the way in which Air New Zealand sells travel insurance to its customers.

Travel matters

Senior travellers are the most frequent local travellers in South Africa, according to the findings of accommodation search site TravelGround’s 2015 Travel Trends Survey.

On the move

Capita Healthcare Decisions recently announced the appointment of Doctor Charles Young as chief medical officer.

Company brief

AA Insurance in the UK recently announced the re-launch of its travel insurance proposition with various improvements, following its appointment of Cigna Insurance Services to provide underwriting, claims and marketing expertise.

Health matters

Médecins Sans Frontières‎ (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, stated recently that there had been a general downward trend in new cases of Ebola being reported in the organisation’s Ebola management centres in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

International Healthcare

Allianz Worldwide Care, based in Ireland, has announced that it has launched new international healthcare plans for individuals and their families living in China

Insurance matters

While many in the insurance industry in Europe and the US lament the cost of fraud to their business, in reality they should count themselves pretty lucky, after it was revealed that fraud and fake accidents costs the Tunisian insurance sector 10 per cent of its revenue each year.

Latest feature

Just how important is customer retention in the travel insurance industry?