Company Brief

Company brief

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

18 October 2012

Girl with laptopUS-based MH Ross Travel Insurance Services, Inc. has announced the launch of a new, improved online resource for travel agents and the travel industry.

21 September 2012

deal!Ageas UK (Ageas) has confirmed that it has signed an agreement under which it will acquire London-based Groupama Insurance Company Limited (GICL), for a total consideration of £116 million.

20 September 2012

underwritingCollinson Insurance Group (CIG), the insurance division of global data and marketing firm The Collinson Group, has announced that it will now be providing underwriting services for the retail travel insurance business portfolio of UK-based Ancile Insurance Group Limited (Ancile).

29 August 2012

suitsA new website,, is aiding travellers in the UK to research travel insurance companies by allowing them to write and read reviews of different travel insurance firms.

29 August 2012

takafulDar Al Takaful, based in Dubai, has launched its new travel insurance policies, some of which have been designed for travellers from the United Arab Emirates making the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages.

29 August 2012

RACACE Group recently announced that it has entered into a partnership with RAC in the UK to offer travel insurance under the RAC brand.

24 August 2012

marmGermany-based quality certification company Temos has joined forces with Turkish medical assistance provider marmassistance in a strategic partnership, under which they will jointly assess private hospitals and clinics across Turkey.

10 July 2012

italySpain-based assistance provider MAPFRE Assistance (MAPFRE) is moving into the travel insurance market in Italy, having signed an agreement with Spanish travel insurer Intermundial to provide a range of exclusive policies.

27 June 2012

thedudesfromariaAria Assistance, formed by the team behind the management buyout of Europ Assistance Group’s UK and Ireland and International Health Solutions business, is poised to launch its new brand, following recent Financial Services Authority (FSA) approval.

12 June 2012

civilunrestUS-based travel and medical assistance provider On Call International is launching a new deluxe membership package.

08 June 2012

johannesburgSouth Africa-based business process outsourcing company Digicall has purchased the Johannesburg arm of medical and security service provider International SOS under a franchise agreement.