Last year, Sri Lanka was ranked the top country for travel in 2019 by Lonely Planet, but the devastating Easter Sunday bombings have had serious repercussions for the country. Lauren Haigh investigates
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.
Angus McDonald, Co-Founder and CEO of Cover Genius, explores how instant payment technology could have major benefits for the insurance industry
What does a company providing emergency assistance in remote locations look for in a medical provider? Tatum Anderson reports
Ken Marke, Chief Marketing Officer at B3i, gives a little lesson in blockchain technology, and how it could benefit travel insurance from both a business and consumer perspective
Dr Peter Mills, Associate Medical Director of Cigna Europe, discusses his interesting journey to this role, highlights global health challenges, and shares his wish for improved focus on ensuring people get the right care, at the right time and in the right place
Dr Mitesh Patel, Medical Director, Aetna International, discusses the idea of a one-stop-shop for healthcare needs that offers personalised care.
Antoine Parisi, CEO of Europ Assistance, talks to ITIJ about the contemporary assistance landscape, the importance of maintaining strong networks, and the potential of new technology
The global bancassurance market is set to grow, and digitisation is a key driver. Charlie Lyon finds out what this means for the travel insurance industry