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.

skimaskThe type of claims resulting from winter sports holidays have changed over the years, but have things got better for travel insurers? David Craik analyses last year’s claims figures for British skiers and asks what might be in store this season

 

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fraud1Andy Juggins, vice president of travel for AIG UK, details some of the issues the company is facing as a result of the credit crunch

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obama1As the 44th president of the United States is elected, healthcare has its usual place at the top of the agenda. Milan Korcok asks whether travel insurers can hope for relief under ObamaCare

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usflagStewart Farr recaps on the latest financial market turmoil, and asks what effect it could have on travel and travel insurers around the world

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moneyviceHard times are upon the insurance industry, as is evidenced by the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the appeal by AIG to the US Federal Reserve for $40 billion in aid. Stewart Farr and Mandy Aitchison report the latest developments

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smallprintDavid Craik examines some recent cases where travel insurance small print has come under fire from consumers

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collector1Milan Korcok has the latest analysis from all sides of the fence on the contentious issue of international collection firms targeting foreign patients

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docsWith news in ITIJ’s last issue that Canadian repatriations are being hindered by bed shortages in the country, Milan Korcok asks: is travel insurance a convenient safety valve for Canada’s overheated health system?

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businessThe recent ‘for sale’ notice outside some of the UK’s most renowned insurers has led to speculation over the suitability of bank owners, and whether this is a sign of things to come. Milan Korcok asks: can banks afford to shed insurance?

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goa1Goa’s glittering blue waters conceal jagged reefs, strong currents and a lethal undertow – a vivid metaphor for the problems of India’s most popular palm-shaded paradise. Robin Gauldie reports

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terminal5It took six years to build at a cost of £4.3 billion, but when it opened its doors to the public on 27 March, Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 disappointed in spectacular style. David Craik reports on the repercussions for travel insurers

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