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Travel insurance

Business travel has not been significantly impacted by the current Ebola outbreak, according to a poll of travel managers conducted by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association

New research shows that some tourists are knowingly taking a risk by going away without travel insurance

Travel matters

Figures released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics show that arrivals at Kenyatta Airport were down 12 per cent year-on-year for the first six months of 2014.

On the move

UK-based Aspire Lifestyles has announced that Vladimir Poletaev has transitioned to the role of vice-president of strategic accounts with Aspire Insurance Advisers Ltd

Company brief

AirLink Ambulance, a Mexico-based full service air ambulance company, was recently added to International Assistance Group’s (IAG) network, with IAG accrediting the company as its Preferred Provider in Mexico

Health matters

Medical experts in Australia are warning travellers to be aware of the risk of contracting hepatitis B and C when travelling in the Asia-Pacific region

IPMI

Indianapolis-based International Medical Group, Inc. (IMG) is further expanding its global footprint with the recent acquisition of Wales-based company, Global Response Ltd

Insurance matters

The news that China Pacific Insurance’s joint health insurance venture with the Allianz Group will begin operations in the first half of next year has been welcomed by the industry.

Latest feature

Lee Coppack looks at how different travel insurers define geographic zones with risk ratings