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.

ski1The tragic death of actress Natasha Richardson following a skiing accident has renewed a transatlantic debate over whether ski helmets should be made mandatory. Jenny Sims examines the arguments

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drsThe recent publicity of the case concerning the McGrade family versus AmEx/ACE has served to bring to the fore some important industry issues. Dr Chris Peach, who spent 20 years working in the assistance industry, now works as a GP in the UK NHS and gives his take on the case

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wallstThe bailout bonanza - David Craik recaps on the turbulent past few months for America International Group

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coffin1ITIJ often publishes articles about travellers heading off without insurance, and the latest one has sparked off some debate about whether or not governments should make travel insurance compulsory. David Craik looks at both sides of the coin

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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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