ITIJ features

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.

ITIJ 212, September 2018

Travel insurance fraud is ever more prevalent, while fraudsters’ methods are increasingly sophisticated. But travel insurers are putting up a fight, using rapidly evolving methods of fraud detection and prevention.

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ITIJ 211, August 2018

Travel insurance is constantly adapting to meet the needs of leisure and business travellers, with cover for terror-related events an ongoing priority.

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ITIJ 211, August 2018

Infectious diseases pose a real threat to travellers worldwide. What role do individual travellers, insurers and healthcare organisations play in preventing their spread?

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ITIJ 210, July 2018

Continuing concern about ever-increasing healthcare bills in the US has focused attention on the importance of crafting precise policy terms and conditions that, while meeting the needs and expectations of foreign travellers, build in a brake on costs for assistance operators and insurers. 

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ITIJ 209, June 2018

Milan Korcok explores how Canada’s overcrowded hospitals are blunting patient repatriations

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ITIJ 209, June 2018

Growing awareness of the value of travel insurance as a risk management tool is boosting demand from corporate clients for policies that are truly fit for purpose

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ITIJ 208, May 2018

For the travel insurancce industry, sometimes the development of products and their delivery can seem to be happening at a slower pace than in other industries. ITIJ investigates the challenges insurers have to overcome when trying to bring a new product to market

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ITIJ 208, May 2018

Mandy Langfield looks at the evolution of travel risk management (TRM) programmes for today's business traveller

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ITIJ 207, April 2018

Dan Hyde, partner at international law firm Penningtons Manches, advises insurance and assistance providers on how to prepare for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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ITIJ 207, April 2018

The Nepalese government's announcement of a ban on unguided ascents of Everest is unlikely to make much difference to claims for injury, death or assistance

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March 2018

The outbound travel market in India is set to grow more quickly than that of many more developed countries – but to what extent can travel insurers tap into this market?

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