UK-based insurer Direct Line has released the results of research carried out into the benefits of wearing a helmet when skiing.
Shortly after 10:00 p.m. on 19 November, a Learjet 35 operated by AirEvac International crashed into the Atlantic Ocean around three miles off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US
This year’s International Travel & Health Insurance Journal (ITIJ) Awards were held at the InterContinental hotel in Vienna, Austria, on 7 November. The glittering awards ceremony - now in its 11th year - honours those companies that have made an outstanding contribution to the global travel and health insurance industry over the past year.
It has now been over two years since the UK introduced the Equality Act, which banned unjustifiable age discrimination in the provision of goods, services and facilities – including travel insurance.
UK-based website Medical Travel Compared has reminded users of the need to declare any mental health conditions they may have.
Natalia Prydachuk, deputy general director of NGS Insurance Company in Ukraine, has said that the introduction of mandatory medical insurance for all Ukrainians travelling abroad could result in this insurance market doubling in size.
With increased global mobility has come the increased spread of infectious diseases. Tatum Anderson evaluates what travel insurers can do to ensure their clients are educated about the potential and real health risks inherent in their intended destinations, and to check that policyholders are taking the necessary precautions to ensure their travels are healthy
Worldcare Travel Insurance – which is owned, arranged and managed by Allianz Global Assistance Australia – has revamped its website as part of efforts to bring the company’s operations up to date and focus on the future.
Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a US-based provider of financial and insurance services, has developed a new ‘blanket accident’ policy.
Travel insurance and emergency assistance provider Cover-More is to extend its long-term partnership with its underwriting partner Great Lakes (part of Munich Re, and underwriter of choice for Cover-More’s operations in Australia, New Zealand the UK) for a further five years
UK-based Avanti Insurance Ltd, a specialist insurer of customers over the age of 50, has announced the launch of its new website.
Travelance Inc., a new provider of travel insurance services, has launched in Canada.