Travel Insurance

Travel insurance

Top industry-specific travel insurance trends and analysis from around the globe, plus the latest international headlines on issues directly affecting the industry.

An injured winter sports traveller being taken away for treatment.
16 November 2018

According to the results of a recent survey, nearly one-quarter (24 per cent) of UK men who are planning on taking a winter sports trip over the forthcoming year will not take out any travel insurance for their holiday.

Airport in Taiwan.
15 November 2018

According to Taoyuan International Airport Corp (TIAC), as the proportion of air travellers purchasing travel insurance through online channels has increased, sales of coverage in Taiwanese airports has been hit.

A gauge showing risk
15 November 2018

According to the Ipsos MORI Business Resilience Trends Watch 2019 survey, carried out in partnership with International SOS, 43 per cent of key business decision-makers believe that travel risks will increase in 2019.

A traveller in trouble in an airport.
14 November 2018

Despite the proliferation of extreme weather events – not to mention the threat of terrorism – a survey has found that many US travellers are not purchasing travel insurance for their trips.

A wildfire
14 November 2018

James Sion, COO, Generali Global Assistance Travel Insurance, writing exclusively for ITIJ, explains how travel insurance can help those affected by the California wildfires.

A man writing "crowdfunding" in a book.
09 November 2018

ABTA has warned British travellers that they need to ensure they protect themselves with travel insurance that is ‘fit for purpose’, in order to avoid being the latest high-profile case of crowdfunding after a holiday goes wrong.

A melancholy older man.
06 November 2018

New research has found that a worrying proportion of travellers aged over 55 are failing to declare their mental health issues when purchasing travel insurance.

A storm
05 November 2018

According to US-based travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth, weather has supplanted terrorism as the top travel concern of American holidaymakers.

Arrows representing growth
02 November 2018

World Nomads Group has announced that it is significantly expanding its operations in Europe to take greater control of the end-to-end traveller experience. 

winner revealed graphic
01 November 2018

Find out this year's winners at the ITIJ Awards 2018.

Angry customer on the phone
01 November 2018

Financial Services Complaints has released data showing that travel insurance is the product about which it receives the most complaints.