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.

australia1Spring heat is emerging in Australia and one of the hottest debates of the new season is centred on unfair terms and conditions in insurance policies. David Craik has the latest on developments down under

News analysis

phones1Nicholas Thurlow, co-founder of Text2Insure, explores the growth of mobile phone technology as a key communications tool, for businesses to ignore at their peril.

News analysis

china1China, one of history’s most ancient civilisations, with the world’s largest population, is facing a major crisis in its healthcare system following the announcement earlier this year by the Chinese government detailing a complete health reform for the country. Bertrand Guichoux investigates the cause and effects of China’s latest challenge

World markets

cartoon1Could the travel insurance industry do more to encourage clients to stay out of trouble on holiday and explain how to get help when the worst happens? Robin Gauldie explores this contentious issue

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medicalescort1Today, medical escorts have better resources than ever before, but they still take on a notable responsibility when accompanying a patient in-flight. Andrew Lee gives his personal perspective on the role of medical escorts, especially those working on commercial airlines

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morocco1For hundreds of years, Morocco’s geographical location at the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea has allowed it to serve as one of the main trading channels between Europe and Africa as well as a prime tourist destination. Now, a surge in medical tourism looks set to test Morocco’s health facilities to their limit. Robert Bailey investigates further

World markets

fraud1Stewart Farr investigates how and why the level of fraudulent insurance claims rises during a recession

News analysis

agebarrierWith the introduction of the Equality Bill poised to bring age into line with race and sexual discrimination, Michelle Mitchell explores whether life really does get better with age

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reform1The impact of possible healthcare reforms in the US on international travel insurers is being hotly debated in the industry, but what could the true knock-on effects be? Milan Korcok analyses the potential for change

News analysis

oldercustomersIs there any such thing as brand loyalty when it comes to travel insurance? Gary Andrews discusses the transition of the travel insurance markets, insurers’ brand values and how they have changed, and the challenges insurers are faced with during these current economic times

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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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