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.

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

ITIJ features

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

ITIJ features

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

ITIJ features

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

ITIJ features

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

ITIJ features

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

ITIJ features

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

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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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