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 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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ITIJ 196, April 2017

Milan Korcok assesses the current situation in the US concerning healthcare policy reform, and looks to the not-too-distant future to see its effect on the spiralling cost of healthcare

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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. Robin Gauldie reports.

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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.
 
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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?

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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

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