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.
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.
Ignorance is no defence for travellers who fall foul of local customs and laws against behaviour that they may assume is as acceptable abroad as it is in their home country, as Robin Gauldie (politely) reports
Travel insurers are slowly coming round to social media, but without an audience eager to interact with them, how and why should insurers be using such platforms to attract customers? Anthony Rawlins scrolls through the newsfeed looking for answers.
Jason C. Davis explores the associated risks and opportunities of the emerging transparent cash economy for the travel insurance market.
Robin Gauldie finds out how the insurance industry might adapt to best protect those booking travel and accommodation via these increasingly popular sharing economy.
Anthony Harrington explores the challenges of writing medical cover for the Asia market, how these are being met, and what products are emerging to meet travel and health insurance needs in this region.
An increasing number of brands market travel insurance specifically to female travellers. Tatum Anderson investigates the thinking behind this strategy and asks whether such policies are meeting a real need.