Company Brief

Company brief

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

AI messaging
11 April 2019

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.

People forming the shape of Australia
10 April 2019

Australian travel insurance provider World Nomads Group has announced a rebrand – from 11 April, the business will operate as nib Travel.

human link
09 April 2019

Another new collaboration within the healthcare sector sees Healix Health Services enhancing its employer wellbeing services, as it announces a partnership with HCB Group.

Sleeping woman with sleep mask
05 April 2019

UAE airline Etihad Airways is working with Panasonic Avionics to develop and trial wellness solutions to improve the traveller experience. 

flags of England, Ireland and EU
03 April 2019

In another Brexit-inspired turn of events, this April sees mortgage insurance business Arch Insurance International adding new offices in the UK, Italy and Denmark and makes changes to its European operations.

Hong Konger using a smartphone app
01 April 2019

APRIL International Care in Hong Kong announced today that it has received over 12,000 claims via its app since its launch, representing take-up well ahead of target projections.

A wanderer, wandering
26 March 2019

AXA Insurance has announced the launch of a new travel insurance product in Singapore – the first of its kind in the country, AXA claims, to cover trip cancellation or curtailment caused by a natural disaster.

Barcelona resident heading to the airport for a holiday.
22 March 2019

Specialist Spanish travel insurer InterMundial has designed what it calls ‘a tailored guarantee’ policy to help protect travel agents and operators as they face up to the prospect of more and bigger claims under a new Spanish law.

Smart watch projecting an Air Bnb booking
21 March 2019

CAA Travel Insurance has upgraded its trip cancellation and interruption coverage, adding a new feature that will cover policyholders for bookings made via sharing economy lodging platforms such as AirBnB.

An older couple, happy to have travel insurance.
05 March 2019

Age Partnership, a UK-based equity release specialist, has announced that it will be launching its own branded multi-trip travel insurance policies for customers aged up to 75.

An unsuspecting airline passenger.
04 March 2019

SSQ Insurance has partnered with Late Flight Claim Inc. to offer policyholders a solution that will compensate them if their flight is delayed, cancelled or overbooked.