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15 June 2009

UK-based InsureandGo has called on airlines to come clean on what they are doing to try and reduce the chances of losing customers' luggage; the insurer has voiced its concern that as airlines continue to struggle in the face of an economic crisis, solving the problem of lost luggage will be moved down the list of priorities.

15 June 2009

Healix International has introduced its new Travel Oracle website, which provides business managers with a tool for managing their employees travel activities.

08 June 2009

According to the World Health Organization, as of 06:00 am, 8 June 2009, 73 countries have officially reported 25,288 cases of influenza A(H1N1) infection, including 139 deaths

08 June 2009

Jose Quesada of University of Miami Health System sees inbound medical tourism as one way for American hospitals to make money again

08 June 2009

FirstAssist has announced the appointment of Darren Jennings to its travel management team. Jennings joins the company as its new travel portfolio manager, and is to work alongside the head of travel sales and strategy to continue the company's growing portfolio.

01 June 2009

InsureandGo has estimated that Britons suffered approximately £90 million worth of uninsured holiday mishaps in 2008, a 38 per cent increase on 2007

01 June 2009

Prime Travel Protection Inc., a company run by Jerry and Christine Watson, has been ordered to close down by the authorities in Colorado.

01 June 2009

Tinytotsaway has launched a new travel insurance policy specifically designed to cater for families holidaying abroad with young children. The annual, multi-trip policy features two levels of cover (standard or premium) for European and worldwide destinations and covers children for free, including no excesses on children's illness or injury claims.

18 May 2009

Following in the footsteps of several other travel insurance providers, Access America has announced changes to its Cancel Anytime policy, raising reimbursement for trip cancellation due to job loss from 80 per cent to 100 per cent of the cost of the trip.

18 May 2009

UK insurer Friends Provident recently announced an upturn in its fortunes through a new and exclusive deal with high street giant Tesco, while at the same time announcing first-quarter results that fell well short of expectations.

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