ITIJ Top stories: 26 October 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.

Canadians are unsure of the implications of travelling while in possession of marijuana, according to the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada; Consumer advocacy group Which? says that many insurance policy documents require university-level reading skills and would pose a challenge to even some industry experts; German insurtech Deutsche Familienversicherung has made it possible for customers with an Amazon Alexa to seamlessly conclude a contract that they have purchased; Generali Global Health has announced the launch of its new My Digital Doctor app; and tour operator Tui is facing group legal action from a number of British holidaymakers who became ill during trips to Mexico’s Riviera Maya region back in 2016.

For more on these stories, read the articles here:

Travelling with marijuana

Alexa, conclude my insurance contract

Digital doctor app from Generali

Tui faces holiday illness claims

Insurance policy wordings - too complex?

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