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.

sport1Many popular recreational holiday pastimes, such as jet-skiing, are no longer covered on basic holiday insurance policies. Stewart Farr asks whether the public is commonly aware of this fact, and whether travel insurers are thus playing fair

ITIJ features

UAERecent projections have shown that the global Islamic insurance or ‘takaful’ industry could be worth up to US$15 billion within the next decade. Susan Dingwall and Ffion Flockhart explain what this could mean for travel insurers

ITIJ features

argentinaHaving begun offering assistance services in the 1970s, Argentina leads the way in Latin America when it comes to helping travellers in need. Alberto Camel Chapur puts the country’s healthcare and assistance market into context

World markets

businessThe recent ‘for sale’ notice outside some of the UK’s most renowned insurers has led to speculation over the suitability of bank owners, and whether this is a sign of things to come. Milan Korcok asks: can banks afford to shed insurance?

News analysis

ticketBaggage handling systems have a poor reputation around the world, and travel insurers are starting to notice the effects on their claims ratios. David Craik steps into the fray

ITIJ features

russiandollsThe Russian travel insurance and assistance market has flourished in recent times, but how does the country’s healthcare provision compare? Arthur Zulficarov gives an honest insight into doing business in the former Soviet Union

World markets

goa1Goa’s glittering blue waters conceal jagged reefs, strong currents and a lethal undertow – a vivid metaphor for the problems of India’s most popular palm-shaded paradise. Robin Gauldie reports

News analysis

terminal5It took six years to build at a cost of £4.3 billion, but when it opened its doors to the public on 27 March, Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 disappointed in spectacular style. David Craik reports on the repercussions for travel insurers

News analysis

clickhereThe popularity of Web-based cost comparison sites throws up various issues for travel insurance purchasers and sellers. Stewart Farr goes online to see what the deal is

ITIJ features

arrowA country well-placed to thrive in the provision of healthcare and assistance services, New Zealand has a lot more to offer than meets the eye. Mary-Jo McDonald reveals New Zealand's hidden treasures

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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