Company Brief

Company brief

All the latest product and company-related news from the global travel insurance industry.

Global care concept
18 April 2019

International health and assistance policies proved to be the biggest revenue growth sectors for Allianz Partners last year, followed closely by travel insurance.

Mike Minett, Portabl Founder
17 April 2019

Silicon Valley Accelerator Plug and Play innovation programme has announced that it has selected Portabl for its sixth ‘Insurtech Batch’ of innovative companies.

CB. CFAR - two happy travellers
15 April 2019

After feedback from travellers revealed a need for flexible insurance cover, travel insurance provider Cover-More launched Cancel-For-Any-reason (CFAR) as a policy add-on, which has proved extremely popular with Australians.


handshake partnership graphic
12 April 2019

Global assistance, risk and claims management provider CEGA and Millstream Underwriting have announced a new partnership, which will enable the provision of CEGA’s new automated medical screening tool, Antidote, to Millstream’s high-net-worth and other travel insurance customers.

AI messaging
11 April 2019

Artificial intelligence is further extending its reach into the insurtech sector, this time as QBE North America’s new TextQBE services, which assists customers through the claims process via conversational messaging.

People forming the shape of Australia
10 April 2019

Australian travel insurance provider World Nomads Group has announced a rebrand – from 11 April, the business will operate as nib Travel.

human link
09 April 2019

Another new collaboration within the healthcare sector sees Healix Health Services enhancing its employer wellbeing services, as it announces a partnership with HCB Group.

Sleeping woman with sleep mask
05 April 2019

UAE airline Etihad Airways is working with Panasonic Avionics to develop and trial wellness solutions to improve the traveller experience. 

flags of England, Ireland and EU
03 April 2019

In another Brexit-inspired turn of events, this April sees mortgage insurance business Arch Insurance International adding new offices in the UK, Italy and Denmark and makes changes to its European operations.

Hong Konger using a smartphone app
01 April 2019

APRIL International Care in Hong Kong announced today that it has received over 12,000 claims via its app since its launch, representing take-up well ahead of target projections.

A wanderer, wandering
26 March 2019

AXA Insurance has announced the launch of a new travel insurance product in Singapore – the first of its kind in the country, AXA claims, to cover trip cancellation or curtailment caused by a natural disaster.