ITIJ Top Stories: 28 September 2018

Our weekly Travel Insurance, Healthcare & Travel News Video

ITIJ is the industry-leading publication for the global travel insurance and health insurance sectors. Each week, we produce a video roundup of the most pertinent stories facing the industry, with topics ranging from international private medical insurance to travel trends, and insurtech to travel health. We look across the globe at the issues affecting travellers and travel insurers, reporting on matters including travelling with pre-existing medical conditions, cyberattacks, infectious diseases and medical cost containment.

This week, US airlines Delta and JetBlue face class action lawsuits. Travel insurer AIG finds that tech innovations are driving travel and tourism trends. Comparison site Compare Cover has warned that if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal, British travellers could suffer. The World Health Organization has reported that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is still active. And finally, travel insurance has found to be the insurance segment about which the UK Financial Ombudsman Service receives the most complaints. 

For more on these stories, read the full articles here:

US airlines face lawsuits over add-ons

AIG: Tech is changing travel

Geopolitical unrest drives risk

Ebola still active in DRC

UK travellers 'could suffer' post-Brexit