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

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24 September 2018

According to an investigation by Which? Travel in the UK, in 2017, the Financial Ombudsman Service upheld more complaints related to travel insurance than to any other major type of insurance.

Pregnant woman holding plane model on her tummy
21 September 2018

New research has found that many travellers lack knowledge of the rules and regulations regarding pregnant travellers.

Man and woman searching for insurance on a tablet.
20 September 2018

Enable Travel Insurance, a new travel insurance solution catering specifically to those seeking coverage for pre-existing conditions, has been launched.

Sign warning against impact of Hurricane Florence.
19 September 2018

Allianz Travel Insurance has reported some updated data showing how Hurricane Florence has impacted the plans of travellers in the US.

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17 September 2018

Allianz’s Australian division has admitted that it mis-sold travel insurance to around two million customers

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14 September 2018

Tonnes of rock have fallen from a cliff near a beach on the Greek Island of Zante, capsizing boats and putting hundreds of nearby tourists in danger.

The effects of a typhoon on some trees.
14 September 2018

As thousands of people in the Philippines evacuate and airlines cancel domestic flights, bracing for Typhoon Mangkhut, Assist America has offered some advice to travellers.

The Philippines.
13 September 2018

Coastal areas of the Philippines are currently being evacuated in preparation for Typhoon Mangkhut.

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13 September 2018

Egyptian General Prosecutor Nabil Sadek said in an official statement that post-mortem examinations showed Escherichia coli bacteria was a factor in the deaths of a British couple who died after falling ill on holiday in Egypt.

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12 September 2018

One million people have begun evacuation proceedings from Florida, US ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence.

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11 September 2018

Following last week’s cyberattack, in which the personal details of 382,000 British Airways customers were uploaded to the dark web, the airline could be looking at thousands of pounds in compensation costs.

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