The Health Insurance Group has said that employers are underestimating the threat of kidnap and ransom, and that they should be doing more to protect their staff when abroad.
Grandparents who may be treating their grandchildren to a holiday this summer need to consider the travel insurance implications of going away with the grandkids.
Mahesh Anchan, chief operating officer of global travel services company Vasco Worldwide, has predicted an increase in the number of Middle Eastern residents buying travel insurance for their trips, fuelled in part by the number of countries that are making travel medical insurance a prerequisite for visitors
According to Allianz Global Assistance, Canadian millennials are not buying travel insurance.
Information given exclusively to ITIJ by UK-based Safe Journey Terrorism Travel Insurance has shown how the British public perceive the risk of a terrorist incident happening in their holiday destination.
Generali Global Assistance’s (GGA) Travel Insurance division, formerly CSA Travel Protection, announced recently that it has expanded its product offerings to provide additional plans with enhanced coverages for consumers to help protect themselves and their belongings while travelling, as well as their travel investments
Avid Insurance Services has announced a three-year partnership with insurer Chaucer to underwrite travel insurance.
Risk services companies International SOS and Control Risks have today announced their new joint venture TravelTracker Incident Support.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has opened a new branch office in South Korea, with a view to targeting growth in Asia in response to the needs of global corporate clients.
Cover-More has launched pre-travel GP consultations, which are provided to customers under their insurance policy, allowing them to access a telephone consultation with an Australian doctor specialised in travel medicine before they travel overseas.
New research by Cigna International Markets has revealed that UK residents’ sense of wellbeing has declined over the last three years.
New research has found that humans are far more likely to spread diseases like Zika, yellow fever, malaria and dengue via commercial flights than mosquitos.
Price comparison site finder.com.au has found that one in five Australians don’t get travel vaccinations before going abroad.
A new study by a large group of international researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), US, has explained how Zika virus entered the US via Florida in 2016, and how it might re-enter the country this year.
Many people make mistakes applying suncream that could compromise their protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays says new research.
Customers are losing out due to their lack of understanding when buying gadget insurance cover, according to travel insurer AllClear Travel in the UK.
Thirty-three per cent of consumers say they will remove their data from insurance companies’ systems when GDPR comes into force
Thomas Cook has won the first of a number of cases of what it believes are false customer sickness claims.
Insurance law firm DWF is supporting the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), clients and enforcement bodies in a robust collaborative approach to disrupting insurance fraud in Scotland.
Aon Benfield’s new catastrophe report shows that severe weather events in May led to insurance payouts of $3 billion in the US.
Aetna Inc. announced on 25 July that it had acquired the Bupa Group’s Thai business, Bupa Thailand, for an undisclosed sum.
Allianz Worldwide Care has announced the launch of a new international health insurance solution that has been tailored for small to medium Intergovernmental Organisations.
Cigna Corporation recently announced the acquisition of general insurer Zurich Insurance Middle East.
Teladoc recently announced that it would be acquiring Best Doctors, a medical consultation service with a specific focus on improving health outcomes for particularly complex and costly medical issues.
A new flexible international private medical insurance (IPMI) solution from Allianz Worldwide Care is geared towards small businesses in the UK who need to send employees abroad.
On The Move
Allianz Worldwide Care have made five new appointments in senior sales roles internationally.
Voyager Insurance Services Ltd has announced the appointment of Carl Carter as its new managing director, with immediate effect.
American International Group, Inc. announced recently the appointment of Brian Duperreault as president, CEO and director
ROCK Insurance Group in the UK has appointed Phil Carr as director of sales.
Bupa Global has announced the appointment of Angus Slater to general manager of Bupa Global Asia Pacific (BGAPAC).
An earthquake has left at least two dead on the popular Greek tourist-destination Kos.
UK holidaymakers are planning to take £836 million more on holiday than in 2016, according to new findings from Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money.
A Hawaiian federal judge has further expanded the list of relationships that visa applicants can use to get into the US.
The newly elected major of Croatian island Hvar is determined to get the town’s tourists to behave.
Flights from the UK to Majorca have spiked in the last month due to travellers seeing the Spanish island on UK TV channel ITV’s latest show Love Island.