Consolidation in the travel insurance and assistance sector – the worldwide economic implications of the Covid-19 pandemic are significant and long lasting. In conversation with industry experts, Lauren Haigh explores the lasting impact of on the travel insurance and assistance sectors.
Elsewhere, Robin Gauldie considers the risks facing those heading out on cruise ships once more, looking at health concerns and Covid safety regulations. We also explore the current state of play in the US travel insurance market – including market and insurtech trends and Covid-19 industry recovery – and anticipate potential future patterns.
Meanwhile, the desire to explore destinations off the beaten track has never been greater, but as health, geopolitical and socioeconomic forces collide, what risks are travellers facing, and what can the industry do to mitigate those risks?
In our Hospitals & Healthcare section this month, we consider the value of international accreditation from both providers’ and payers’ perspectives, as well as discussing the introduction of a new IPMI broker platform with David Eline from Health Compass, how to successfully build a medical network in a remote area with Thorkild Lykke, and Global Excel discuss how data can be used to enhance cost containment practices.
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