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.
Healix International has introduced its new Travel Oracle website, which provides business managers with a tool for managing their employees travel activities.
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
Jose Quesada of University of Miami Health System sees inbound medical tourism as one way for American hospitals to make money again
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.
InsureandGo has estimated that Britons suffered approximately £90 million worth of uninsured holiday mishaps in 2008, a 38 per cent increase on 2007
Prime Travel Protection Inc., a company run by Jerry and Christine Watson, has been ordered to close down by the authorities in Colorado.
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.
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.