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.

skitoonNew and proposed anti-discrimination laws could affect the way UK travel insurers write business. But Katie Tucker from Pinsent Masons LLP asks whether insurers really are being ageist and sexist in the way they assess risk and to what extent differential treatment can still be justified

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studenttravelTravel insurance is too often a low priority as students set off on their worldwide travels, but that represents opportunity for the travel insurance industry. Roger St. Pierre reviews this fast-growing market

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safaritoonSome tour operators that sell or specialise in safari holidays recommend tailored travel cover for such trips. Others do not. David Craik dons his pith helmet and goes in search of the various travel insurance options

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weddedHappiest day of your life, or a total disaster? Roger St. Pierre investigates how the insurance industry is helping protect wedding couples from the unforeseen

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dominican1The Dominican Republic continues to be a popular destination for holidaymakers from all over the world. Tatum Anderson reveals how well the country is prepared to deal with those visitors who require emergency medical attention

World markets

courthouseWhat are the benefits of providing legal cover under the terms of a travel insurance policy, what does such cover cost, and what should it include? Andrew Morton reveals all

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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

News analysis

ukambulanceThe United Kingdom is the world's sixth most popular tourist destination, with 32.7 million visitors in 2006 alone. Inevitably, some of these foreign guests will become ill or require emergency treatment when in the UK, so Jane Collingwood asks: what standard of care can they expect, how do they go about receiving it, and how much will it cost them?

World markets

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

News analysis

docThe dream of an idyllic getaway can inevitably turn into a nightmare when illness or accident strikes. Fortis Insurance asks what constitutes acceptable limits for medical costs on a travel insurance policy

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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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