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.

greece1Greece presents a variety of challenges to assistance companies. Tatum Anderson looks at the issues presented by the region’s geography, and gets an insider’s view on the workings of the healthcare system

World markets

EHICA lack of clarity and consumer education is leaving many British holidaymakers unsure of what medical care they are expected to pay for while on holiday within Europe. David Craik asks if this is a UK problem, or if other European consumers are also unsure about what exactly the EHIC provides

News analysis

hungary1Hungary’s healthcare system has its roots in the old Socialist model, but is gradually privatizing certain services. Dr Peter Felkai tells us how to get the best out of the current system

World markets

callcentre1Providing travel insurance for someone suffering from cancer requires an in-depth knowledge of their condition. Krish Shastri shares his knowledge and suggests how high street insurers can do more to help cancer sufferers obtain the travel cover they need

ITIJ features

swineflutoonAfter rattling travellers, tour operators and insurers, the dreaded swine flu has unquestionably tested the preparedness and resolve of those involved in the travel and insurance markets. Milan Korock investigates what he describes as a ‘wake up call’ to the industry

News analysis

10years1To mark the 100th issue of ITIJ and almost 10 years reporting on the issues and trends that have shaped this industry, we thought it would be interesting to take a look back over the last decade of travel insurance and see what has changed. As Fiona McDonald and Milan Korcok reveal, what is most surprising is what hasn’t changed

ITIJ features

huskies1Canada’s overstressed emergency rooms do not provide an inviting portal to the nation’s healthcare system, long considered by international health experts as among the best in the world. Milan Korcok explores what this means for international visitors needing emergency treatment in Canada, as well as for the indigenous population

World markets

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

News analysis

faithtravellerTravel insurers constantly keep abreast of market trends, travel patterns, and ways to expand their offering. Here, David Craik explores the possibilities provided by the growing worldwide phenomenon of ‘faith tourism’

ITIJ features

schoolbusFollowing the death of a French schoolgirl on an educational trip to Egypt in February, insurance for school trips is back in the spotlight. Stewart Farr takes a look at what insurance products are on offer to teachers and pupils

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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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