Thanks to Canada’s ageing population, the nation’s travel insurers appear headed for a buoyant future. Milan Korcok analyses the latest statistics from the Conference Board of Canada
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.
Paired with the full-scale media storm over shocking images of queues leading to its summit, the 11 deaths atop Mt Everest this climbing season have raised questions about the ethics of Everest as an over-subscribed tourist attraction. Robyn Bainbridge investigates what caused the recent tragedies to unfold, and how authorities responded
Last year, Sri Lanka was ranked the top country for travel in 2019 by Lonely Planet, but the devastating Easter Sunday bombings have had serious repercussions for the country. Lauren Haigh investigates
As ‘tourism powerhouse’ Mexico teeters on the brink of change, what do travel insurers need to know about the future of travel, and its associated risks, in the country? Milan Korcok provides some perspective
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.
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.