As air travel around the world continues to be disrupted by the intermittent bursts of ash from the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland, travel insurers are being slated in the international press for a lack of consistency over cover. Mandy Aitchison reports the latest news
At least 65 people have been killed and around 200 people injured after a passenger train derailed by a suspected Maoist rebel bomb was hit by a freight train in West Bengal.
ITIJ is now a fully-fledged member of Twitter, the social networking and microblogging service, and is all set to bring you the latest news from around the industry.
The government of Jamaica has declared a state of emergency in certain parts of the country’s capital, Kingston, after shooting and firebomb attacks on police stations by suspected supporters of an alleged drug lord who is facing extradition.
As ITIJ went to press, the cabin crews of British Airways (BA) were in the midst of their proposed 15-day strike
In a move that could destabilise the deal, the chief executive of AIA has told industry executives that he would quit his post if the UK’s Prudential succeeded in its $35.5-billion takeover of AIG’s Asian business.
Thailand’s capital Bangkok is slowly emerging from the recent violence as offices, schools and businesses begin to reopen in the troubled city, which has seen more than 80 people dead after nine weeks of protests.
According to an Insight Market Research Solutions report entitled Poland Medical Tourism Market 2013 – An Untapped Opportunity, the total revenue generated by the medical tourism sector in Poland will double by 2013, compared to the levels seen in 2009.
According to the Korea Health Industry Development Institute, the number of foreigners heading to Korea for cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery is on the rise, with more than 50,000 tourists travelling to Seoul for medical procedures in 2009.