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Travel insurance

A survey by AIG Insurance has found that while Singaporeans love their travelling, they love insurance a lot less

According to the results of a survey conducted by travel comparison website Skyscanner, 25 per cent of travellers have missed a flight at some point during their travelling life

Travel matters

Visitor arrivals to New Zealand numbered 177,000 in June 2015, up nine per cent on June 2014, according to Statistics New Zealand

On the move

HX Global, the US arm of Healix International, has appointed John Hankamer as senior vice-president of sales.

Company brief

Travel insurance provider Multitrip.com.au, part of Blue Insurances Australia Limited, has joined the Australian travel insurance market.

Health matters

At the beginning of July, a woman in Clallam County, Washington, US died of measles – the first death from the disease in the US since 2003.

International Healthcare

High numbers of Thai patients are reportedly leaving private hospitals after treatment with ‘hefty’ bills, which has led to criticism from locals.

Insurance matters

Recent research from Australia has found that confusion over what exactly a health insurance product covers is leading around 10 per cent of policyholders to switch providers

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