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Travel insurance

The air traffic control failure that ground air travel to a halt across the South of England on Friday 12 December resulted in delays for thousands of passengers, but according to travel law experts at Stones Solicitors LLP, based in the UK, it is uncertain whether those passengers will receive compensation for those delays

New research from the Post Office has shown that gap year travellers are not taking the necessary precautions to aid them in staying safe and healthy while on their trips

Travel matters

Tourism authorities in the Southern African country of Angola are confident that their plans will allow the country to welcome around six million tourists per year by 2020.

On the move

US-based AMR Air Ambulance has named emergency medical services executive John Paladino its next general manager

Company brief

UK-based ROCK Insurance has signed a three-year deal to renew its partnership with Midcounties Co-operative, providing customers with a diverse range of travel insurance products and services

Health matters

On 10 December 2014, the Ministry of Health of Brazil confirmed an isolated case of West Nile virus (WNV) in a rural worker in Piauí State

IPMI

International duty of care obligations will become of increasing importance to employers with a globally mobile workforce

Insurance matters

Official data released by the General Insurance Association of Cambodia (GIAC) has shown that total premiums for the country’s insurance industry reached US$34.8 million in the first eight months of 2014.

Latest feature

Femke van Iperen investigates the spiralling costs of air ambulance repatriations