Company Brief

Company brief

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

17 February 2014

The international assistance business of UK-based FirstAssist, which provides worldwide emergency medical assistance to leisure and business travellers, has rebranded to Capita Global Assistance

17 February 2014

Frontier Travel Insurance, a subsidiary of Anglo Arab Insurance Brokers (AAIB), has launched an online crisis assistance plan

14 February 2014

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has renewed its holiday travel scheme with Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited

10 February 2014

The US-based India Network Foundation (INF), which provides travel medical insurance for incoming visitors to the US, has announced the increase of pre-existing medical condition coverage limits on its policies

06 February 2014

Healix Risk Rating has issued a new release of its medical risk assessment tool, which allows sellers of travel insurance to accurately and efficiently underwrite pre-existing medical conditions at the point of sale

03 February 2014

US-based insurance comparison website InsureMyTrip has enhanced its website, which has been designed to simplify the way consumers purchase travel insurance

29 January 2014

Australian travel insurance provider Cover-More has made two affinity deals with international airlines of late – the first with Air New Zealand (Air NZ), and the second with Malaysia Airlines – both of which serve to increase the company’s reach into new markets

24 January 2014

In preparation for the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi, StandbyMD announced around-the-clock availability of physician services in the remote Russian region

22 January 2014

Global Rescue, a provider of medical, security, intelligence, transport and other services, is to provide support for the US Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, to be held in Sochi, Russia

18 December 2013

Singapore-based general insurance company MSIG has announced a new travel alert system, through which the company’s customers will receive SMS messages alerting them to security-related information or concerns throughout their journey

05 November 2013

websiteWorldcare Travel Insurance – which is owned, arranged and managed by Allianz Global Assistance Australia – has revamped its website as part of efforts to bring the company’s operations up to date and focus on the future.