International travel insurance provider Voyager Insurance will now offer high-risk insurance cover to travellers planning trips to Sri Lanka, as well as other areas where the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises against ‘all travel’ or ‘all but essential travel’.
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AI technology firm ABBYY has announced the launch of a new mobile capture software development kit (SDK) that enables end-to-end point-and-capture mobile experience, which removes the need for manual data entry and improves customer experience for businesses across FS, insurance, logistics, healthcare and more.
Sequoia Capital India has selected Indonesia-based insurtech Qoala as one of the startups that will take part in its 16-week ‘Surge’ programme.
DataArt has announced that it is partnering with GroundScope to deliver a new iOS version of a car booking app that enables travelling employees to manage their journey.
Insurance company Chubb has revealed that it has developed an extended range of new e-learning modules which will soon be available on its Chubb Travel Smart platform – an app that helps business travellers manage and mitigate risks while travelling for work.
International health and assistance policies proved to be the biggest revenue growth sectors for Allianz Partners last year, followed closely by travel insurance.
Silicon Valley Accelerator Plug and Play innovation programme has announced that it has selected Portabl for its sixth ‘Insurtech Batch’ of innovative companies.
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.
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.
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.