News analysis

Providing deeper investigation into current issues, ITIJ’s News Analysis features allow us to expand on some of our top news stories to get to the heart of the most pressing matters affecting the industry.

ITIJ 212, September 2018

How can travel insurers provide the right level of cover in the face of changing customer habits, asks Charlie Campbell, Senior Policy Adviser, Protection, Health and Travel at the Association of British Insurers (ABI) 

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ITIJ 211, August 2018

With more older travellers seeking adventure ensuring access to appropriate cover is an important aspect of the insurance industry’s role. 

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ITIJ 209, June 2018
Amid doubts from some corners, Mandy Langfield asks if ‘signposting’ around pre-existing medical conditions and upper age limits is working
 
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ITIJ 207, April 2018

With UK tour operator Thomas Cook once again offering holidays to Tunisia, many British tourists will once again be heading off to the country’s sandy beaches and historic sites. What of the guarantees of their safety, though?

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March 2018

Cannabis legalisation raises questions for Canada’s insurers.

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ITIJ 205, February 2018

Should travel insurers reconsider how they insure holidaymakers taking trips on light aircraft?

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ITIJ 204, January 2018

On 18 September 2017, the official alert level for Mount Agung, the active volcano that dominates Bali, was raised from ‘normal’ to ‘vigilant’. Now the dust has settled, insurers are reflecting on lessons learned from past events.

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ITIJ 200, September 2017

Are European and British insurers offering very different travel insurance products when it comes to limits and exclusions on private healthcare?

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ITIJ 198, July 2017

Regulators in Canada have told local travel insurers to lighten consumers’ burden. What is the situation, and where could it be going?

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ITIJ 198, July 2017

Whatever actually happened when the IT system that guides British Airways flights around the world crashed at the end of May, and whoever was responsible, the effect on passengers was undeniable – hours spent in airports waiting for flights that never took off, and long delays resulting in cancelled hotel bookings, missed flight connections and ruined trips.

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ITIJ 197, May 2017

Canada’s travel insurance market is agile and robust, but issues of trust remain. Milan Korcok reports on the latest figures from the Conference Board of Canada.

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