Company Brief

Company brief

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

rocket launch development growth
25 April 2019

Sequoia Capital India has selected Indonesia-based insurtech Qoala as one of the startups that will take part in its 16-week ‘Surge’ programme.

Missing puzzle piece
24 April 2019

DataArt has announced that it is partnering with GroundScope to deliver a new iOS version of a car booking app that enables travelling employees to manage their journey.

23 April 2019

Insurance company Chubb has revealed that it has developed an extended range of new e-learning modules which will soon be available on its Chubb Travel Smart platform – an app that helps business travellers manage and mitigate risks while travelling for work.

Global care concept
18 April 2019

International health and assistance policies proved to be the biggest revenue growth sectors for Allianz Partners last year, followed closely by travel insurance.

Mike Minett, Portabl Founder
17 April 2019

Silicon Valley Accelerator Plug and Play innovation programme has announced that it has selected Portabl for its sixth ‘Insurtech Batch’ of innovative companies.

CB. CFAR - two happy travellers
15 April 2019

After feedback from travellers revealed a need for flexible insurance cover, travel insurance provider Cover-More launched Cancel-For-Any-reason (CFAR) as a policy add-on, which has proved extremely popular with Australians.


handshake partnership graphic
12 April 2019

Global assistance, risk and claims management provider CEGA and Millstream Underwriting have announced a new partnership, which will enable the provision of CEGA’s new automated medical screening tool, Antidote, to Millstream’s high-net-worth and other travel insurance customers.

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.