The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has warned its members that passengers who are flying to the US, or transiting through the US from 20 January will not be allowed onto their flight if they have not completed their US Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) and received validation to travel
Top industry-specific travel insurance trends and analysis from around the globe, plus the latest international headlines on issues directly affecting the industry.
A massive earthquake struck the Caribbean island nation of Haiti on Tuesday 12 January, devastating the capital city of Port-au-Prince and killing tens of thousands of people
Eurostar has been forced to cancel nearly all its cross-channel trains from 19 December until 21 December, after extremely cold weather in France and the UK led to trains breaking down
Two British law graduates have been acquitted of insurance fraud by Brazil's High Court - just four months after they were convicted
A series of armed attacks on tourists have prompted two cruise lines to halt certain land-based excursions in the Bahamas. Charlotte Hodgman has the details
Client non-disclosure is an issue that haunts travel insurers, but a recent case in the UK has prompted one member of parliament to say that the duty should be placed on the insurer to ask the right questions. Mandy Aitchison has the full story
Online broker QuoteWright has been awarded the Connecticut Better Business Bureau's 2009 excellence in Consumer Education award at the Bureau's Annual Meeting Awards Banquet
Two British nationals were kidnapped by Somali pirates from their yacht, the Lynn Rival, as they sailed from the Seychelles to Tanzania at the end of October
The team at the International Travel Insurance Journal would like to formally congratulate all the winners from last week's ITIJ Awards Ceremony - all the recipients of the awards were companies that have shown their experience, innovation and dedication to their industries.
The South Pacific is still reeling from two natural disasters that struck within hours of each other at the end of September. Charlotte Hodgman reports on the aftermath of the tragedies