Company Brief

Company brief

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

Travelling gadgets
07 May 2019

A new partnership between Greater Anglia and Thomas Cook Money will enable customers to ‘conveniently and seamlessly’ purchase travel insurance ahead of their travel.

Cyber protection
01 May 2019

Arch Insurance UK has announced the launch of a new cyber insurance product specifically tailored to the requirements of small and medium-sized enterprises.

risk coverage
29 April 2019

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’.

a lady uses her mobile on the go
26 April 2019

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.

rocket launch development growth
25 April 2019

Sequoia Capital India has selected Indonesia-based insurtech Qoala as one of the startups that will take part in its 16-week ‘Surge’ programme.

Missing puzzle piece
24 April 2019

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.

23 April 2019

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.

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.