The Nepalese Government is attempting to crack down on insurance fraud schemes perpetrated by powerful brokers in trekking and mountaineering in the country, which sees insurers put out of pocket for fake helicopter rescues and hospital treatments.
Top industry-specific travel insurance trends and analysis from around the globe, plus the latest international headlines on issues directly affecting the industry.
The Global Business Travel Association has forecast seven-per-cent growth in global business travel spend for the rest of 2018.
UK comparison site Compare Cover has found that younger travellers aged between 18 and 24 are taking risks when travelling abroad.
UK travel insurers paid out around £3.9 million a week for the medical treatment of Brits abroad last year – the highest amount for six years.
Australian comparison site Mozo has revealed the winners of its Mozo Experts Choice Awards’ Best Travel Insurance categories.
The crackdown on holiday sickness claims fraud is moving in a positive direction.
In this month’s ITIJ, we ask what role travellers, insurers and healthcare providers alike can play in curbing the spread of infectious diseases common to travellers, particularly in the context of growing antimicrobial resistance; we explore how cover for terror-related events has devel
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok on the morning of 29 July
Co-op Insurance has found that one in six UK holidaymakers do not buy their holiday insurance until the day of or day before they depart for their trip.
A popular tourist destination in Greece has been engulfed in wildfires, with at least 80 people confirmed dead, while around 150 have been injured.