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02 April 2019

Health insurer AXA – Global Healthcare has launched a new ‘Foundation’ cover level that provides fundamental medical cover for expats and travellers of all ages while abroad.

UK outline
02 April 2019

It’s time to talk about Brexit again, but in this instance there’s a little light at the end of the tunnel. French insurer La Parisienne Assurances (LPA), which provides travel, property and casualty and other insurance services, is looking to ensure it can continue providing underwriting services to the UK, even after the country leaves the European Union.

US flag and gavel
02 April 2019

Matt Bevin, Governor of the US state of Kentucky, has signed into legislation a new law that, it is hoped, will boost the state’s position as a hub of innovation for insurtech.

01 April 2019

In the April issue of ITIJ, we delve into the growing world of microinsurance, looking at how technology and dramatic shifts in how consumers want to access insurance are leading to the increased availability of small, inexpensive, digital cover options for people on the go.

Chemical hazard
01 April 2019

In the UK, airlines are facing legal action over the reported exposure of pilots to toxic air.

Vintage taxis on street against historic buildings in Havana, Cuba
01 April 2019

This November, Cuba’s capital city Havana will celebrate its 500th birthday – and considering the recent decline in inbound travellers that Cuba has experienced in recent years, Allianz Global Assistance believes that this will present the perfect opportunity to boost the country’s travel trade.

Greek flag flapping about in the wind
01 April 2019

Medical data informatics company Clinerion, which works to improve efficiency in patient search and identification, has announced that it will be expanding treatment options for patients in Greece and Cyprus through a partnership with Sigmasoft.

Hong Konger using a smartphone app
01 April 2019

APRIL International Care in Hong Kong announced today that it has received over 12,000 claims via its app since its launch, representing take-up well ahead of target projections.

A flat tyre
29 March 2019

Police in north east Spain have arrested a gang of six men that specialised in robbing foreign tourists who had driven into the country by car.

Brunei, Southeast Asia map
29 March 2019

As of 3 April 2019, Brunei is to implement the death penalty for same-sex relationships – a move that indicates a serious deterioration of the security environment for LGBT travellers and residents. In response, Healix International has offered guidance for employers with LGBT employees travelling to and working in the country.

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