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Travel insurance

The New Zealand Commerce Commission is to investigate the way in which Air New Zealand sells travel insurance to its customers.

Unnecessary helicopter evacuations from Nepal continue to be a problem for insurers, which are having to deal with paying over the odds for helicopter flights for their insureds

 

Travel matters

Tourist arrival figures for Goa in 2014 show a 30-per-cent increase in the number of visitors heading to the beaches of India when compared to 2013.

On the move

Capita Healthcare Decisions recently announced the appointment of Doctor Charles Young as chief medical officer.

Company brief

UK-based travel insurance provider ERV, along with airport media specialist Eye Airports, has launched a new product, ERV Go, at London’s Gatwick Airport.

Health matters

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported the identification of various cases of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) in a number of countries in the Arabian Peninsula.

International Healthcare

Allianz Worldwide Care, based in Ireland, has announced that it has launched new international healthcare plans for individuals and their families living in China

Insurance matters

Global professional services organisation EY has announced the results of its latest chief financial officer (CFO) survey, which shows that achieving growth, expanding into new markets and growing through mergers and acquisitions are seen as the top drivers for insurers in the next five years.

Latest feature

Just how important is customer retention in the travel insurance industry?