Paired with the full-scale media storm over shocking images of queues leading to its summit, the 11 deaths atop Mt Everest this climbing season have raised questions about the ethics of Everest as an over-subscribed tourist attraction. Robyn Bainbridge investigates what caused the recent tragedies to unfold, and how authorities responded
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.
When it comes to renewal time, there is a range of issues that insurers and brokers work hard to iron out in order to make the process easy for customers and keep them covered. Anthony Harrington investigates
ITIJ caught up with David Allen, Underwriting Strategy Manager at Direct Line in the UK, to talk underwriting, tech, personalisation and more
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Christian Northwood looks into the ongoing issue of medical-related fraud in Mexico in the Caribbean
Robyn Bainbridge investigates how the travel insurance industry is adapting its approach to effectively manage cost containment through fraud detection
Hostage taking and kidnapping are on the decline in parts of the world where they once were rampant, so why are more travel insurers offering kidnap and ransom cover, not just to 'high-value targets' like corporate executives and high-net-worth individuals but also to individual business and leisure travellers? Robin Gauldie finds out
Vlad Nanu advises on how to equip yourself with the right tools and strategies to make the shift to loss prevention – an essential part of staying ahead of the game
Dean Porter, EMEA Transport and Logistics Solutions Marketing at Zebra Technologies, explores how technology is helping to solve a perennial travel problem