Company Brief

Company brief

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

Virtual doctor app
23 August 2019

Medical Travel Compared is collaborating with the GP On Demand app to provide travellers with 24-hour access to a doctor. 

Millennials on mobile phones
23 August 2019

Insurtech startup Cuvva, which is based in the UK, has launched a new single trip travel insurance product through its mobile app.

The new offering came about after the company conducted research that found that those aged 18-34 would be more likely to purchase travel insurance if it was cheaper, policy wording was easier to understand, and forms were simpler and less long-winded to complete.

Dubai skyline
16 August 2019

Travel management company American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has signed a deal with Kanoo Travel, which is a travel management network in the Middle East.

Digital handshake
15 August 2019

Sabre Corporation has announced its renewed agreement with Latin America-based online travel agency Despegar.

Diane Babson
13 August 2019

Allianz Partners has appointed Diane Babson to the role of Chief Financial Officer for Allianz Care (the company’s international health brand).

Air passengers waiting for their flights
08 August 2019

Travel insurtech Pluto has announced a new partnership with Blink, a provider of real-time flight disruption solutions.

financial crash
02 August 2019

Package holiday firm Malvern Group, which is the parent company of booking sites Superbreak and LateRooms, has gone into administration, putting thousands of jobs at stake and thousands of customer bookings on the line.

Martha and Arthur
01 August 2019

In a move that will rejuvenate the company’s customer face and cement its commitment to travel insurance, Avanti Travel Insurance has announced a rebrand of its brand identity and website

Travelling to Europe
31 July 2019

VisitorsCoverage, a travel insurtech company based in the US, has announced that it has upgraded its Europe Travel Plus policy, and made it available to US citizens travelling to Europe.

Living the life of luxury
31 July 2019

P J Hayman and Company has announced the launch of a new travel insurance scheme that provides travel cancellation coverage of up to £500,000 for high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals.

hotel bell
29 July 2019

In move that will end non-refundable travel booking for its customers, Roomer Travel has partnered with Munich Re to roll out its cancellation-protection solution, Flex.