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Travel insurance

The UK’s Association of Travel Insurance Intermediaries (ATII) is hosting its annual Cocktail Party at the beginning of October.

According to the latest survey from travel insurance provider Allianz Global Assistance UK, one in five people purchases holiday insurance less than a fortnight before they are due to set off

Travel matters

The US Department of Commerce recently announced that total travel and tourism employment rose 2.1 per cent to nearly 7.7 million tourism-related jobs during the first quarter of 2014, marking the sixteenth consecutive quarter of job growth

On the move

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has appointed Martin Bridges as its Technical Services Manager with immediate effect

Company brief

Avanti Travel Insurance announced on 15 September that will now be adding Home Care Assistance to all new travel insurance policies.

Health matters

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has offered some tips to business travellers who may neglect their own personal health while on work trips.


Max Bupa, a provider of health insurance products based in India, recently introduced the new edition of its flagship health offering, the Heartbeat Health Insurance Plan.

Insurance matters

Banks in 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa – namely Angola, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia – are generally well-positioned to grow as an insurance distribution channel from the rapid increase in the value of the insurance markets in these countries

Latest feature

Tatum Anderson investigates the efficacy of medical screening programs