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Travel insurance

Although outlawed by the South African Consumer Protection Act, a travel website in the country has allegedly fallen foul of the rule that sites cannot pre-select buying options for customers

A recent poll carried out by AA Travel Insurance, which took in 3,000 Irish holidaymakers, found that 81 had in the recent past been robbed of their possessions in Spain

Travel matters

Research into the travelling habits of UK students has found that Europe is the most popular destination at the moment.

On the move

Carl Carter has been appointed as a director of Voyager Insurance in the UK, where he is tasked with driving the business forward, being responsible for ongoing growth, diversification and distribution channel development

Company brief

Air Ambulance Specialists Inc. (AASI), an American Medical Response (AMR) company, and Kalitta Charters, LLC (Kalitta), have announced a new collaboration that gives AASI the responsibility of co-ordinating all Kalitta MedFlight air medical transportation services

Health matters

While much of the world’s focus has been on the recent outbreak of ebola haemorrhagic fever in Africa, commentators and health authorities are keen that other diseases do not fall by the wayside, and the spotlight has been shone on the ongoing threat posed by malaria

IPMI

Max Bupa, a provider of health insurance products based in India, recently introduced the new edition of its flagship health offering, the Heartbeat Health Insurance Plan.

Insurance matters

In the light of three separate aircraft disasters that have occurred in 2014, the market for aviation insurance is suffering its worst year in some time, with some reports estimating that losses could exceed $2 billion

Latest feature

Tatum Anderson investigates the efficacy of medical screening programs