Top industry-specific travel insurance trends and analysis from around the globe, plus the latest international headlines on issues directly affecting the industry.
Around 20 people have been killed and a further 12 are still missing after flash floods hit mountains above the popular tourist region of the Cote D'Azur in France, on Tuesday 15 June
A tourist bus carrying 18 British students, two teachers, a Zimbabwean driver and a South African guide overturned in an accident near Nelspruit, South Africa, killing two of the students and critically injuring one other
The cost of the British Airways’ (BA) cabin crew strike has been revealed, with the airline admitting that staff walkouts over the last month has cost it around £7 million a day – at the same time, passenger numbers have been falling dramatically.
Keith Wilkins, a county official from Escambia in Florida, has reported that a sheen of oil from the spill in the Gulf of Mexico is nearing the pristine beaches of north-west Florida.
UK insurer Prudential has abandoned its plan to buy AIG's Asian life unit for $35.5 billion, leaving management under fire and the company facing a $659 million bill for failure.
As air travel around the world continues to be disrupted by the intermittent bursts of ash from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland, travel insurers are being slated in the international press for a lack of consistency over cover. Mandy Aitchison reports the latest news
At least 65 people have been killed and around 200 people injured after a passenger train derailed by a suspected Maoist rebel bomb was hit by a freight train in West Bengal.