As vaccine rollouts continue apace and digital health passport trials continue, there’s a hint of optimism around the green shoots of travel recovery. In this month’s issue of ITIJ, we assess the latest news on border restrictions, quarantine and testing requirements around the world, we look at the latest travel corridors and travel industry initiatives that are aimed at promoting traveller confidence, and we round up the latest travel insurance industry news.
We also have a thought leadership piece from Jeremy Murchland, President of Seven Corners in the US, who shares his insights on the recovery of travel and how the travel insurance industry needs to adapt to changing customer needs to remain relevant; while our feature article this month gets to the heart of what it takes to get claims management right.
Plus, out this month is our first Air Ambulance Review of 2021, in which we look in-depth at the air ambulance sector’s response to the challenges that Covid-19 has brought, in terms of both operations and economics. In this issue, we also make a detailed consideration of the drivers affecting air ambulance costs, and get an update on how global accreditation organisations are looking ahead to brighter times in the future, adapting their services to ensure digital connections can still be made with accredited providers.
Interviews with industry experts and case studies that share best practice, and aim to further understanding and expertise within the global air ambulance sector, can also be found throughout this issue, while case reports from operators showcase their dedication to safe and efficient patient transports around the world.