Climate change is having far-reaching effects around the planet, giving travellers cause for concern about many of the destinations they visit and travel insurers lots to think about when it comes to adapting their risk appetite. Robin Gauldie assesses the state of play.
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Is mandatory travel insurance a burden or benefit? asks Milan Korcok
Danny Kaine recounts the questionable practices surrounding helicopter evacuations in Nepal and reports on the latest help offered by the Nepalese Government
Canadian travellers are disregarding the troublesome issue of politics and heading south, boosting the take up of travel insurance. Milan Korcok reports on this and more trends in the marketplace
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)
With more older travellers seeking adventure ensuring access to appropriate cover is an important aspect of the insurance industry’s role.
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?
Cannabis legalisation raises questions for Canada’s insurers.
Should travel insurers reconsider how they insure holidaymakers taking trips on light aircraft?