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ITIJ’s regular features provide an in-depth exploration of issues unique to the global travel and health insurance industry. Each feature is written exclusively for ITIJ by industry writers or experts in their field.

disaster1In the chaos that follows natural disasters, assistance companies sometimes help each other on an ad-hoc basis. But can this co-operation be centrally organised? Advocates claim it would save time and money, while detractors argue it’s unworkable. David Robinson enters the fray

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bancassuranceBringing banking and insurance products together gives consumers added value and financial institutions added profit. Roger St Pierre looks into the bancassurance phenomenon

 

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money1Fine print is a necessary yet contentious part of the travel insurance package. Milan Korcok examines the complex nature of travel policies and asks what can be done to make them simpler

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doctor1Fraud and abuse in health insurance may become a very costly problem to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) in the near future. Nabila Taha details the different types of health insurance fraud international insurers should be wary of

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distributeThe prevalence of the various distribution channels available for selling travel insurance continues to evolve through an interplay of developing technology and changing customer behaviour. Stewart Farr considers the future trends

 

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credit1For many holidaymakers, travel insurance is just an add-on item, often bought at the last minute with little or no scrutiny. However, the discrepancy between the perception and reality of protection can often be stark. Robert Bailey investigates the quality of cover offered in credit card deals

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security1As insurance and assistance companies become increasingly aware of the advantage of offering security cover as part of their service offering, some interesting partnerships have developed in recent years. Aaron Hawkins looks at the reasons behind these pairings, how to choose a security partner, and how to stay ahead of the competition

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crowdIs the steadily increasing price of travel insurance in the UK going to bring a corresponding increase in focus on the level of cover? David Craik spoke to those involved in the industry to find out their view

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ski1As skiers in the southern hemisphere hang up their boots, in the northern hemisphere skis and boards are being waxed and snowsuits donned in preparation for the season ahead. Brett Henyon discusses points to consider when airlifting injured skiers from the slopes

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keyboardIn a competitive travel insurance market, insurers can gain all-important differentiation through established and emerging digital marketing channels – they just need to be planned, applied and tracked effectively. In this second of a two-part series on digital marketing, Matt Barker explains how to do just that

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digital1In the first of a two-part series on digital marketing, Catherine Stagg-Macey analyses current research on the use of established and new digital marketing methods by insurers, and gives some advice on how to best get started if you’re considering some of the latest digital marketing tools

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