Is microinsurance the next frontier for insurers and consumers alike? Lauren Haigh asked industry professionals to share their thoughts on the topic.
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.
There are multiple choices to be made during the repatriation process, but the decision of when to repatriate a patient is the pivotal consideration. How is this decision made and what happens when involved parties disagree? Christian Northwood finds out
Mandy Langfield explores the issues around transporting patients via road ambulance
Understanding the processes, challenges and protocols inherent in the funeral repatriation industry is key for those who partner with such companies in the global travel and medical assistance arena. Fiona Greenwood shares her unique personal insights into this industry
Repatriating the remains of travellers and expatriates who have died abroad calls for close communication between funeral repatriation specialists and travel and medical assistance companies. Robin Gauldie looks at how they can best work together.
ITIJ contacted CAMTS, EURAMI and NAAMTA to find out what the various accreditation organisations have been up to over the past 12 months, and what they hope to achieve in 2019
James Paul Wallis reports on how partnership deals between air ambulance providers can benefit patients and payers alike
Held in the beautiful surroundings of the El Embajador Hotel, ITIC Santo Domingo brought together leading industry figures from across the travel and health insurance spectrum on 24-26 February
Does a variation in pricing in the international fixed-wing air ambulance industry reflect differing quality of providers, or are some providers simply making more profit than others? James Paul Wallis reports
Do travellers know what cover they’re getting - and not getting - for their euros, dollars and pounds? Insurers and industry bodies tell David Kernek that improving consumer awareness could cut dispute costs and brush up the sector's reputation for fair play
Insurance companies will continue to be targeted by cyber criminals, so how they prepare and protect themselves will be the difference between remaining in business and being left behind.