ITIJ Top Stories: 16 November 2018

Here is a round-up of the latest news from ITIJ over the past 7 days to keep you up to date with developments affecting the global travel and health insurance industry.

According to new analysis, 2017 saw a 40% jump in the number of insurtech patents filed worldwide; Lloyd’s of London officially opened its new Brussels-based Brexit hub on 13 November; travellers affected by the California wildfires must ensure that they understand what is covered by their travel insurance, warns Generali Travel; a survey from International SOS has found that 45% of business travellers feel more stressed while on work trips; TravelInsurance.com has found that a worrying 54% of US consumers have never purchased travel insurance.

For more on these stories, read the articles here:

Huge rise in insurtech patents

Lloyd's Brussels is a go

California wildfire advice from Generali

Business travel affects mental health

Survey finds US travellers underinsured

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