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.
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.
Kevin Featherly looks into the growing risks posed by infectious diseases
How mobile technology can be used to streamline the claims process.
Case studies from this year’s ‘Industry insights’ session.
Kevin Featherly identifies key approaches to boosting premium income
Clive Hassett looks at how business travel insurance programmes can make use of captives.