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Travel insurance

Another Icelandic volcano, Bardarbunga, is threatening to erupt. While the scale of the eruption and its impact on the environment and air travel are unknown at this stage, travellers and holidaymakers around Europe will be watching the news with anticipation

New Zealand marketing agency First Digital has performed an analysis of rankings-based research (RBR) on travel insurance providers in the country to investigate which websites are leading when it comes to travel-insurance related searches online

Travel matters

Mid-year data indicates 2014 and 2015 will be exceptionally strong years for Vancouver’s tourism industry.

On the move

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

Company brief

Europ Assistance – Global Corporate Solutions (GCS), an international provider of medical services, recently opened a new medical centre in Niamey, Niger.

Health matters

Australian authorities have recently joined together to form ARM – the Australian Response Masters of Epidemiology.

IPMI

A survey of expatriates by leading international private medical insurance broker Medibroker has discovered that most expatriates were positive about their lifestyle with 80 per cent of the sample saying they either ‘really enjoyed’ or ‘enjoyed’ their lives abroad.

Insurance matters

Moody's: Increasing regulatory and political headwinds prompt negative outlook on UK life insurance industry

Latest feature

Warren Brown looks at the progress made by US travel insurance industry lobbyists in reducing the legislative burden on travel retailers in recent years