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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.

12 May 2010

Map depicting TripoliAn Afriqiyah Airways passenger plane flying from Johannesburg, South Africa, to London Gatwick airport, UK, has crashed as it attempted to land at Tripoli airport in Libya.

06 May 2010

Thai flagOn 5 May, the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) lifted its warning against all but essential travel to the whole of Thailand, as the threat of political violence has lessened

29 April 2010

Flag of BangladeshBritain Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its warnings with regards to travelling to Bangladesh.

29 April 2010

Mexican flagBritain Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its warnings with regards to travelling to Mexico.

27 April 2010

Britain Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its warnings with regards to travelling to Thailand, in the wake of violent protests taking place in the capital, Bangkok.

26 April 2010

A state of emergency has been declared in Mississippi, US, after an enormous tornado, at least three-quarters of a mile wide, tore a 188-mile path across the state on Saturday 24 April.

26 April 2010

Britain Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has changed its warnings with regards to travelling to Thailand, in the wake of violent protests taking place in the capital, Bangkok.

26 April 2010

According to research by UK cancer charity Macmillan, eight per cent of people who have suffered from cancer have had resort to travelling without cover as a result of ‘overpriced’ travel insurance because of past medical conditions.
 

16 April 2010

Following days of inactivity over UK, European and Scandinavian airspace, after the eruption of a volcano in Iceland, leaving hundreds of thousands of travellers stranded, travel insurers and airlines were deluged by claims for delays and cancellation of flights and package holidays as a result

15 April 2010

Volcanic eruption around the Eyjafjallajökull volcano area in IcelandAirline passengers across Scotland and northern England are facing massive disruption, as an ash cloud from a volcanic eruption in Iceland moves towards the UK

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