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On 26 June, Saif Rezgui slaughtered at least 38 foreign tourists holidaying in Tunisia in the name of Islamic State. A local man, Rezgui is thought to have been influenced by radical recruiters to become a terrorist, inflicting death and terrible injuries on innocent people in the Imperial Marhaba Beach and Rio Bellevue hotels, situated on Tunisia’s Mediterranean coast

On 26 June, the popular resort of Al-Qantawi, near the city of Sousse, came under attack from terrorists who are thought to belong to ISIS, with reports emerging of two separate hotels coming under fire from men wielding Kalashnikovs

Travel matters

Figures from Trinidad & Tobago are showing a 20-per-cent increase in visitor arrivals from the US during the first quarter of this year, and US travellers now account for nearly 40 per cent of all tourists heading to the islands

On the move

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

Company brief

UK-based Status Global Insurance (SGI) recently announced the launch of its new comprehensive golf insurance product.

Health matters

A new website, isthewatersafetodrink.com, was recently launched, and basically does what it says on the tin (or in the URL).

International Healthcare

Jelf International has offered a warning to companies sending employees abroad that the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) does not offer sufficient health protection for their staff.

Insurance matters

Recent reports from Aon and Zurich demonstrate the increasing importance that corporates are placing on their vulnerability to cyber attacks

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Latest feature

Mandy Langfield looks at the travel insurance market in the Middle East