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.

turkey1Turkey is a country of extremes. Roger St Pierre and Sarah Watson examine healthcare and assistance issues in one of the world’s fastest growing economies

World markets

processingTravel claims handling has changed immeasurably since the UK insurance market started underwriting travel some 30-40 years ago. Linda Norman has the details

ITIJ features

usflagStewart Farr recaps on the latest financial market turmoil, and asks what effect it could have on travel and travel insurers around the world

News analysis

moneyviceHard times are upon the insurance industry, as is evidenced by the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the appeal by AIG to the US Federal Reserve for $40 billion in aid. Stewart Farr and Mandy Aitchison report the latest developments

News analysis

foreigndrivingDriving in a foreign land poses a plethora of risks for the international traveller. Roger St Pierre assesses the hazards and how to face them

ITIJ features

vietnam1Despite, in 1989, relaxing its economic policy and rules governing the inflow of foreign goods and services, Vietnam has faced new challenges in various sectors. One of these has been the health industry, where problems regarding access to care and an insufficient number of international-standard facilities has had an adverse knock-on effect on the assistance industry in the country. Dr Rafi Kot explains

World markets

smallprintDavid Craik examines some recent cases where travel insurance small print has come under fire from consumers

News analysis

paintballPeter Corbett investigates the insurance on offer in the marketplace for the increasing numbers of stag and hen parties jetting off abroad for a weekend of debauchery

ITIJ features

caribbean1The Caribbean Basin boasts many seemingly idyllic resorts with sun-kissed beaches and crystal clear seas, but when things go wrong, local healthcare facilities can be less attractive. In the first of our features to bridge the gap between ITIJ and PHN, Petra Kendall-Raynor has the details

World markets

diseaseFrightening new diseases and the return of old killers focuses the negative side of increased global travel. Roger St Pierre warns insurers on new and emerging threats

ITIJ features

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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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