Company Brief

Company brief

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

Raising funds
20 May 2019

Travel booking platform GetYourGuide, which aims to help customers find unique, personalised holiday experiences, has announced the completion of a major Series-E investment round worth US$484 million.

booking travel, keypad
20 May 2019

Travel technology company Amadeus has announced new deals with its existing partners, Travix and Heycars, which sees the company strengthening these existing relationships through new customer offerings.

You've got mail!
16 May 2019

Allianz Global Assistance has introduced pre-trip reminders for its customers, to ensure that they are aware of what is and isn't covered by their insurance.

jigsaw pieces coming together
14 May 2019

A new partnership between Collinson and Australian-owned global healthcare provider Aspen Medical sees the global travel assistance company enhance its medical assistance capability – even expanding its reach of services to customers in locations where medical infrastructure is lacking.

A happy business traveller
08 May 2019

Generali UK has announced the launch of a set of new personal accident and multinational solutions, to augment the Business Travel Plan that it introduced last year.

Travelling gadgets
07 May 2019

A new partnership between Greater Anglia and Thomas Cook Money will enable customers to ‘conveniently and seamlessly’ purchase travel insurance ahead of their travel.

Cyber protection
01 May 2019

Arch Insurance UK has announced the launch of a new cyber insurance product specifically tailored to the requirements of small and medium-sized enterprises.

risk coverage
29 April 2019

International travel insurance provider Voyager Insurance will now offer high-risk insurance cover to travellers planning trips to Sri Lanka, as well as other areas where the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises against ‘all travel’ or ‘all but essential travel’.

a lady uses her mobile on the go
26 April 2019

AI technology firm ABBYY has announced the launch of a new mobile capture software development kit (SDK) that enables end-to-end point-and-capture mobile experience, which removes the need for manual data entry and improves customer experience for businesses across FS, insurance, logistics, healthcare and more.

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.