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young woman panicking
24 May 2019

Having surveyed 200 UK travellers, Allianz Assistance reveals what UK holidaymakers most commonly consider to be their nightmare scenarios when it comes to planning a trip.

Making use of a smartphone app.
23 May 2019

Spanish travel insurance broker Hey Mondo has introduced a new mobile phone app that includes assistance services such as online management of incidents.

Malaria-free zone
23 May 2019

Algeria and Argentina have been officially recognised by the World Health Organization as malaria-free.

AI chatbot
23 May 2019

Taiwanese digital insurance platform PHEW – a company that works to connect consumers to insurance products – has launched its first chatbot.

Young girl being vaccinated
22 May 2019

New research conducted by the Bruno Kessler Foundation and Bocconi University in Italy and published in BMC Medicine has found that compulsory measles vaccines for all children starting primary school may be required to prevent a resurgence of the disease.

Danish flag in the wind
22 May 2019

AnaCap Financial Partners (AnaCap), a specialist European financial services private equity firm, has acquired an independent Danish private health insurance business.

online learning
22 May 2019

The Travel Health Insurance Association (THiA) in Canada has created an online training resource accessible to travel insurance professionals and those interested in joining the industry, which will allow individuals to obtain industry-specific knowledge.

Holidaymakers - but are they insured.
22 May 2019

According to new research from ABTA, a notable proportion of British holidaymakers may travel uninsured when they head off overseas for their summer holiday this year.

pickpocket steals a woman's purse
21 May 2019

A survey conducted by MoneySuperMarket suggests that Brits are less likely to take out travel insurance for ‘staycations’ or trips to Europe than for long-haul travel.

Raising funds
20 May 2019

Travel booking platform GetYourGuide, which aims to help customers find unique, personalised holiday experiences, has announced the completion of a major Series-E investment round worth US$484 million.