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A year after the US government relaxed its travel restrictions to Cuba, Allianz Global Assistance is reporting that fewer Americans are interested in taking a trip to the country.

Healthcare benefits provider Aetna International has launched a redesigned secure member portal.

Travel insurance comparison site Gocompare.com has said that over half of UK travellers purchase their single trip travel insurance within a week of their trip.

AIG Travel’s latest research has found that most travellers believe that the travel industry could make it easier to travel sustainably.

US-based insurance comparison website InsureMyTrip has announced the results of its travel survey of 568 US respondents, which revealed that a vast majority of cruisers have experienced some kind of travel itinerary disruption during a trip

According to research by valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance, Ping An has overtaken Allianz to become the world’s most valuable insurance brand, with a value of US$16 billion. Ping An reported net profit of $9 billion in 2016, its largest since 2003. 

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ITIJ 196, May 2017

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