Company Brief

Company brief

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

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.

04 November 2013

AccidentPan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a US-based provider of financial and insurance services, has developed a new ‘blanket accident’ policy.

17 October 2013

Travel insurance and emergency assistance provider Cover-More is to extend its long-term partnership with its underwriting partner Great Lakes (part of Munich Re, and underwriter of choice for Cover-More’s operations in Australia, New Zealand the UK) for a further five years

17 October 2013

UK-based Avanti Insurance Ltd, a specialist insurer of customers over the age of 50, has announced the launch of its new website.

20 September 2013

Travelance Inc., a new provider of travel insurance services, has launched in Canada.

06 August 2013

backpackerThe International Association for Student Insurance Services (IASIS) has announced a Request For Proposal (RFP) to engage a new partner (or partners) from the world of insurance.

08 July 2013

International insurance investigator GlobalOptions, Inc. (GLOI) has signed an agreement with online travel insurance provider Southern Cross Travel Insurance (SCTI), under which the former will exclusively provide claims investigation services to the latter on an international basis.

08 July 2013

BackpackerEssential Travel, a UK-based provider of travel extras, has increased the age range on its backpacker insurance policy to 55 in response to the results of a recent survey it conducted.

21 May 2013

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