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Smoking volcano on the island of Stromboli.
04 July 2019

One person has died and many tourists have fled in terror after a volcanic eruption on the Italian island of Stromboli yesterday.

Makati Skyline, Metro Manila in the Philippines
03 July 2019

Tourism across the globe may be on the rise, but travellers should still have their wits about them warns security system supplier, as they release their alarmingly-titled report Most Dangerous Countries for Travel in 2019.

Robots and technology
03 July 2019

Allianz Care, the international health brand of Allianz Partners, commissioned a new report that forecasts what healthcare will look like in 2040, exploring developments and trends such as AI and chatbots.

Thailand on a map
03 July 2019

Compulsory travel insurance could be enforced in Thailand this year. 

A business man on a trip
02 July 2019

MAXIS Global Benefits Network (MAXIS GBN), an international employee benefits joint venture between MetLife and AXA, has launched a suite of employee benefits for the globally mobile workforce.

trust gauge
02 July 2019

The UK Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) annual trust index measurements are in, and findings reveal that consumers’ trust in insurers is on the rise. Huzzah!

MMR vaccine
02 July 2019

Measles outbreaks are ongoing in popular travel destinations worldwide and travellers should ensure they are fully vaccinated at least two weeks before they set off.

New Caledonia
01 July 2019

New Caledonia has become the first destination to potentially ban travellers who cannot prove they have adequate medical and repatriation cover.

Young insured Spanish couple on their travels.
01 July 2019

However, three destination countries have seen a 100-per-cent-plus increase in the number of Spaniards taking out travel insurance this peak summer holiday season.

climbing the ladder to reach a target
01 July 2019

A new paper released by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) highlights that average earnings before interest and taxes at the top 29 global insurers is declining by nine per cent every year.