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12 July 2019

Tour operators bring in new rules to prevent balcony jumps, writes David Ing

User guide
11 July 2019

First Stop Health, which provides telemedicine services through employers to their employees, is releasing a guide to help employers to implement virtual care solutions in order to combat the growing costs of healthcare.

Millennials abroad
11 July 2019

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money in the UK has released new research revealing that the traditional gap year may have been supplanted in popularity by a new trend christened the ‘half gap year’.

A grounded plane
11 July 2019

A specialist website in Spain claims to have helped recoup €3 million in compensation for airline passengers in just over two years of operating. David Ing reports

Digital payment
11 July 2019

Payment service company SafeCharge has announced a collaboration with real-time push payments platform Visa Direct that will enable faster payouts for insurance-as-a-service company Setoo.

Greece map
11 July 2019

A deadly storm struck northern Greece yesterday (Wednesday 10 July) without warning, causing six fatalities.

A virtual nerd
11 July 2019

Australians with credit cards who may be confused about the insurance and other benefits that come free with their cards can rest easy!

A glove box
10 July 2019

GloveBox, a new insurtech startup based in Denver, US, officially launched its new app this week.

An Irish holidaymaker - but does he have insurance?
10 July 2019

According to new research released by Ireland’s Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), a frankly mind-boggling one-third of Irish consumers have never purchased travel insurance for a trip.

Aerial view of the San Andreas Fault
10 July 2019

In light of the recent earthquakes in California, US that occurred on 4 and 5 July, many are anticipating the ‘Big One’, and authorities are urging those based in the region to be prepared.