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.

nurse... or will tourism and its related insurance and assistance industries weather the storm? Roger St Pierre investigates

World markets

coffin1ITIJ often publishes articles about travellers heading off without insurance, and the latest one has sparked off some debate about whether or not governments should make travel insurance compulsory. David Craik looks at both sides of the coin

News analysis

thailand1Thailand boasts world-class private medical facilities, together with a comprehensive system of state healthcare provision, all at an enviable cost. The country’s assistance industry is also in a healthy condition, as Dr Michael Moreton reveals

World markets

elephanttoonWhat do America’s JetBlue and Sun Country, Africa’s Atlas Blue and SA Express, Asia’s Air Deccan and One-Two-GO and Europe’s Air Berlin and Flybe have in common? – They are all low-cost airlines and see travel insurance as a useful component of their bottom-lines, as Roger St. Pierre explains

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skimaskThe type of claims resulting from winter sports holidays have changed over the years, but have things got better for travel insurers? David Craik analyses last year’s claims figures for British skiers and asks what might be in store this season

 

News analysis

beachedmanSmall print, denied claims and problems obtaining cover have all helped to give insurers a negative public image. Milan Korcok asks whether travel insurers are losing their clients’ trust, and if so, why

ITIJ features

cartoon1Today’s traveller carries with them all manner of items that need to be included under their travel policy. Alan Berry asks what constitutes acceptable cover in our changing marketplace

ITIJ features

fraud1Andy Juggins, vice president of travel for AIG UK, details some of the issues the company is facing as a result of the credit crunch

News analysis

france1The much vaunted Gallic health system is at a cost containment crunch point explains Roger St Pierre

World markets

obama1As the 44th president of the United States is elected, healthcare has its usual place at the top of the agenda. Milan Korcok asks whether travel insurers can hope for relief under ObamaCare

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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