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Travel insurance

Following the recent earthquake tragedy in Nepal, the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) has been working with its insurers (ProSight Specialty Insurance) to attend to BMC Travel Insurance policy holders requiring evacuation from Everest, Kathmandu and other affected areas in Nepal

The Spanish Council of Ministers recently approved a draft law intended to reform the assessment of damages for claimants injured in road traffic accidents, according to Mark Lee of Penningtons Manches Solicitors

Travel matters

The Cayman Islands’ Department of Tourism has reported that 2014 was its best year in over a decade in terms of tourism numbers, with over 380,000 overnight guests recorded by the end of the year, a 10-per-cent increase on 2013’s figures

On the move

Peter Evans has been elected President of the US Travel Insurance Association (UStiA) for the 2015-2016 term

Company brief

The Collinson Group recently announced the acquisition of corporate assistance specialist Specialty Assist, subject to regulatory approval.

Health matters

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 200 passengers have recently fallen ill on two separate cruise ships.

International Healthcare

Private medical insurance provider AXA PPP healthcare has announced the introduction of a new modular plan, Personal Health, in the UK.

Insurance matters

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has become an official supporter of the Inclusion@Lloyd’s initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in the Lloyd’s & London market

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