Features

The feature articles in ITIJ are an integral part of the publication, allowing us to place a special focus on issues and trends affecting the global travel and health insurance industry. Whether an extended article analysing a key topic in the news, a ‘Profile’ interview with a leading industry representative, or an in-depth look at a pertinent subject area, ITIJ’s ‘features’ provide unique industry insights and offer readers a chance to keep up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important issues.

To contribute to one of ITIJ’s forthcoming features, please contact the editorial team: editorial@itij.com. A list of forthcoming features can be found here.

euro1The recent ash cloud that settled over Europe, upsetting travel plans and causing travel insurers to define to policyholders what it is they will and will not cover, has been something of a wake-up call to the travel insurance industry. John Everhard thinks it’s time to shift the focus and differentiate with customer service, not price

News analysis

image1Robert Steffen of the University of Zurich details the incidence and increasing costs associated with treating one of the most common travelling ailments

ITIJ features

outsource1Katie Hughes spoke to several different insurers to assess whether outsourcing travel insurance claims is the way forward for the industry

ITIJ features

nursingMore and more travellers in Spain are encountering problems when claiming for medical treatment under the EHIC. Jose Afonso examines the problem

News analysis

tunisiaRobin Gauldie has the details of how a tourist in need of medical help could be pleasantly surprised by the services on offer in Tunisia

World markets

tickboxMilan Korcok takes a look at the some of the most common pitfalls for American travel insurance consumers who have pre-existing conditions to contend with

News analysis

volcano1Charlotte Hodgeman and Mandy Aitchison take a look at the different industries that have been severely affected by the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland

News analysis

snowbird1Milan Korcok details where the snowbirds are flying this year, and what provisions are on offer to them from the Canadian travel insurance market

ITIJ features

group1Covered or not? As Roger St. Pierre discovers, the web is awash with debate over the inadvertent non-declaration of pre-existing conditions on group policies

News analysis

cuba1Cuba’s faded and decaying grandeur, with its iconic 1950s American cars and Caribbean beaches, is as much of a pull to tourists as its turbulent political history and revolutionary icons. Tatum Anderson evaluates what facilities are on offer to tourists who need medical help

World markets

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The feature articles in ITIJ are an integral part of the publication, allowing us to place a special focus on issues and trends affecting the global travel and health insurance industry. Whether an extended article analysing a key topic in the news, a ‘Profile’ interview with a leading industry representative, or an in-depth look at a pertinent subject area, ITIJ’s ‘features’ provide unique industry insights and offer readers a chance to keep up-to-date with the latest thinking on the most important issues.

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