News analysis

ITIJ 196, May 2017
The latest security measures affecting travellers to the US and Britain have forced some insurers to rethink their policies covering valuables carried in hold luggage. ITIJ reports.
ITIJ 191, December 2016
Mandy Langfield looks at the sometimes rocky relationship between the insurance industry and its customers, and asks what can be done to improve things.
ITIJ 190, November 2016

Industry players talk to David Kernek about the recent Wise Guy Reports research showing a 12.3-per-cent shrinkage in the UK’s travel cover market in 2015. Is that figure an accurate reflection of the challenge facing the industry, he asks? If so, what can be done to arrest the decline?

ITIJ 188, September 2016

Following a spate of terror attacks on European soil this summer, travel insurers in the UK and US are responding to more calls about policy coverage from concerned travellers. How the industry meets the challenge of protecting tourists from the impact of terrorism going forward will be key to how it is perceived by the media and its customers

ITIJ 188 September

Canadian insurance regulators have urged the nation’s travel insurers to help consumers better understand travel health insurance products, assist them with their purchasing decisions, and more equitably meet their fair expectations of coverage.

ITIJ 188, September 2016

Ian Brown, partner and specialist travel solicitor at Trowers and Hamlins, considers the decision that ‘collateral lies’ told by insureds whilst pursuing a claim are no longer grounds for insurers to decline a claim.

ITIJ 187, August 2016

The UK has opted to leave the EU. But what does that mean for the travel and travel insurance industries? Robin Gauldie wades in to fish for the truth

ITIJ 183, April 2016

What are the latest trends in travel insurance fraud? Femke van Iperen finds out

ITIJ 164, September 2014

Tony Brown looks at whether older travellers are paying over the odds for cover

ITIJ 168, January 2015

News that a UK-based travel insurer found more of its clients were more likely to wear a helmet while on a winter sports holiday is encouraging for the industry, showing that more care will be taken by snow-bound tourists. However, is the research substantiated by other sources? ITIJ found out

ITIJ 162, July 2014

Charlie Easmon looks into the issue of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS Co-V)