For the travel insurancce industry, sometimes the development of products and their delivery can seem to be happening at a slower pace than in other industries. ITIJ investigates the challenges insurers have to overcome when trying to bring a new product to market
The feature articles in ITIJ are an integral part of the publication, allowing us to place a special focus on issues and trends affecting the global travel and health insurance industry. Whether an extended article analysing a key topic in the news, a ‘Profile’ interview with a leading industry representative, or an in-depth look at a pertinent subject area, ITIJ’s ‘features’ provide unique industry insights and offer readers a chance to keep up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important issues.
Paul Prendergast, CEO of travel insurance insurtech startup Blink, explains how to leverage the new startup community to innovate core travel insurance products quickly without major capital investment and delivery risk
Mandy Langfield looks at the evolution of travel risk management (TRM) programmes for today's business traveller
ITIJ caught up with Juliane Kause, Chief Medical Officer at Anvil Group, to talk about the importance of frontline experience, the need for good preparation and the advantages of in-house medical assistance
UK-based industry expert Andrew Isherwood serves up his reservations about writing retail travel business successfully for the US
Stuart Leatherby, Chief Commercial Officer at Generali Global Health, discusses mental health in the global workplace and how IPMI providers are geared up to provide support
Dan Hyde, partner at international law firm Penningtons Manches, advises insurance and assistance providers on how to prepare for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The Nepalese government's announcement of a ban on unguided ascents of Everest is unlikely to make much difference to claims for injury, death or assistance
With UK tour operator Thomas Cook once again offering holidays to Tunisia, many British tourists will once again be heading off to the country’s sandy beaches and historic sites. What of the guarantees of their safety, though?
Lawrence Watts, Commercial Director at Collinson Group, talks about the fast-changing world of international medical insurance provision and the challenges companies face in providing cover for policyholders around the world