Collinson Group has highlighted key aspects of a travelling employee’s journey where it believes proper consideration should be given to achieve an ‘optimal balance between cost savings and employees’ wellbeing and productivity’.
Zurich Insurance Group has successfully acquired Cover-More Group Limited for around AU$722 million (US$551 million).
According to the British Tourism & Travel Show’s industry survey, domestic tourism is continuing to rise.
Extreme weather events, disease outbreaks and socio-political volatility are the top emerging risks for local travellers over the next 12 months, according to AIG Singapore.
Direct Line Travel Insurance has found that a quarter of all travel insurance claims made by British holidaymakers last year were claims for holidays in Spain.
Insurer XL Catlin has announced that it has introduced an accident and health solution, called Protect and Assist, to the UK market.
GBGI Limited has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Global Benefits Georgia.
Canada-based Ingle International has expanded its Travel Navigator program to accommodate clients based in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, at the same time as announcing plans to do the same in China, the Asia Pacific region and Australia
COVERONTRIP digital insurance, the first Spanish digital-only distributor of travel insurance, was presented on 4 April in Madrid, Spain.
Multitrip.com has announced a new two-year multi-trip travel insurance product for Irish consumers.
The European Centre for Disease prevention and Control (ECDC) has provided an update on the measles situation in Europe, in which an ongoing outbreak in Romania was highlighted, with a total of 3,799 measles cases reported between September 2016 and 17 March 2017.
Global leaders in the fight against antibiotic resistance gathered in Brisbane recently for the Solutions for Drug-Resistant Infections (SDRI) conference.
Stan Sandberg, co-founder of online travel insurance comparison website TravelInsurance.com, has explained to consumers how to protect against norovirus on cruises.
Following a norovirus outbreak that has sickened several people across three provinces in Canada, several oyster farms have been shut down.
In Fiji, health and medical services minister Rosy Akbar has asked the local population for their help in preventing the further spread of dengue fever.
A new report highlights some of the changes afoot in the insurance industry.
According to the UK’s Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), more than 60 per cent of the UK’s general insurance market has signed up to the Insurance Fraud Register (IFR).
According to Aon Benfield, severe weather in the US is expected to cost insurers more than US$2 billion in March.
Which? has provided consumers with ‘six essential steps’ to getting the best insurance deal.
According to the Insurance Council of New Zealand, the majority of November 2016 earthquake claims will be complete by the end of the year.
US global health services organisation Cigna has released its 2017 Cigna 360° Well-being Survey, tracking the health and wellbeing of individuals in 13 markets worldwide.
Now Health International has announced the launch of its group products in Abu Dhabi, which marks the completion of the expansion of its operations across the United Arab Emirates.
In response to customer feedback, Expatriate Group has simplified its international private medical insurance (IPMI) policy.
International Medical Group (IMG) has rolled out new medical services in the UK to ensure excellent care throughout the duration of a member’s treatment and transfer.
Corporate Traveller is partnering with Doctor Care Anywhere to provide its smartfly travellers with access to virtual GP appointments.
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Three new appointments at Cigna strengthen the company's European senior management team.
Arch Insurance Group, a member of Arch Capital Group Ltd., has announced that Greg Johnson joined Arch Insurance in the US as vice-president of business development for travel. Greg brings more than 15 years of travel insurance market development and sales management experience and will report to Linda Fallon, senior vice-president of travel.
Saugata Basu has been appointed as chief underwriting officer at Collinson Group.
Cigna Global Health Benefits Europe (Cigna GHB) has announced the appointment of John Kaye as managing director, Europe, for its Global Health Benefits business.
Collinson Group has appointed Rebecca White as head of proposition – accident and health.
The lone attacker, who killed one policeman and wounded two others on France’s Champs Élysées on Thursday night has been named as Karim Cheurfi.
A joint study has found that 235 European travel booking websites are not reliable.
According to Squaremouth, more Americans are travelling out of the country than ever before.
KAYAK.co.uk has found that flight prices for many key destinations have significantly dropped for holidays this summer.
Winter 2016/17 is closing out as expected, with bookings similar to last year’s levels, while summer bookings are up 10 per cent, with strong growth for Greece and smaller European destinations.