Company Brief

Company brief

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

23 July 2018

Travel insurer Cover-More Group has announced that it has purchased UK-based Blue Insurance, a travel insurance intermediary that focuses on niche insurance, such as car hire excess.

Cover-More has said that the acquisition will provide them with Blue Insurance’s direct-to-consumer distribution capabilities through brands such as blueinsurance.ie, multitrip.com, greatcover.com, annualtravelinsurance.com, economycover.com and backpackertravelinsurance.com.

19 July 2018

Allianz Group has announced the acquisition of Nigerian insurer Ensure Insurance.

17 July 2018

Aetna International has announced a new partnership with Hong Kong-based mental health charity Mind HK to mark the launch of its new Hong Kong health insurance company.

16 July 2018

International SOS and KMPG LLP are to collaborate on a new project which will help to streamline the travel risk management process for their clients.

 
Metabiota has announced the development of a new Pathogen Sentiment Index, a tool designed to map public anxieties and behavioural trends that have been driven and altered by outbreaks of infectious diseases.
13 July 2018

Metabiota has announced the development of a new Pathogen Sentiment Index, a tool designed to map public anxieties and behavioural trends that have been driven and altered by outbreaks of infectious diseases.

10 July 2018

Markerstudy has announced that it has added travel insurance to its TRICE app.

 
Munich Re-backed insurtech firm Trov is officially launching in the US.
06 July 2018

Munich Re-backed insurtech firm Trov is officially launching in the US.

Sygic has launched its new Web Route Planner, an add-on for its online Sygic Maps service.
04 July 2018

Sygic has launched its new Web Route Planner, an add-on for its online Sygic Maps service. 

02 July 2018

Chubb Seguros México, an affiliate of Chubb Limited, has announced that it has signed a deal with Citibanamex, a subsidiary of Citigroup Inc., to provide range of non-life insurance products to Citibanamex’s consumer bank clients in Mexico.

28 June 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the international association of travel and tourism professionals, Skål International, have announced the signing of a new organisational partnership.

Generali Group has announced that it will increase its stake in Indian insurance ventures.
26 June 2018

Generali Group has announced that it will increase its stake in Indian insurance ventures.

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