Making sure travel is accessible for those with a disability is vital, says Mandy Langfield, and it is up to the insurance industry to make sure that they can travel with the peace of mind that they have the right cover in place.
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.
Lucie Wood looks at some of the benefits and pitfalls involved in the complex practice of subrogation. How well is this practice working for travel and health insurers at present?
With corporations and institutions in all sectors amassing big data, Tatum Anderson looks at how insurers and medical providers are avoiding information overload and are instead making clever use of their accumulated facts and figures.
Mandy Langfield considers the problems travellers with chronic diseases face, and explores the moves the travel insurance industry has made to respond.
Building co-operation between assistance companies and cost containment providers has far-reaching benefits for the wider travel insurance industry. Mark Rands gives his insights.
Industry players talk to David Kernek about the recent Wise Guy Reports research showing a 12.3-per-cent shrinkage in the UK’s travel cover market in 2015. Is that figure an accurate reflection of the challenge facing the industry, he asks? If so, what can be done to arrest the decline?
Following a spate of terror attacks on European soil this summer, travel insurers in the UK and US are responding to more calls about policy coverage from concerned travellers. How the industry meets the challenge of protecting tourists from the impact of terrorism going forward will be key to how it is perceived by the media and its customers
Canadian insurance regulators have urged the nation’s travel insurers to help consumers better understand travel health insurance products, assist them with their purchasing decisions, and more equitably meet their fair expectations of coverage.
Ian Brown, partner and specialist travel solicitor at Trowers and Hamlins, considers the decision that ‘collateral lies’ told by insureds whilst pursuing a claim are no longer grounds for insurers to decline a claim.