APRIL International Care in Hong Kong announced today that it has received over 12,000 claims via its app since its launch, representing take-up well ahead of target projections.
Police in north east Spain have arrested a gang of six men that specialised in robbing foreign tourists who had driven into the country by car.
As of 3 April 2019, Brunei is to implement the death penalty for same-sex relationships – a move that indicates a serious deterioration of the security environment for LGBT travellers and residents. In response, Healix International has offered guidance for employers with LGBT employees travelling to and working in the country.
Nearly half of travel insurance policies don’t include protection against airline failure, says independent financial information company Defaqto.
The Ebola epidemic in the DRC persists, amid distrust of its existence.
Affinity specialist SPB UK, a subsidiary of SPB Group, has announced that it has acquired the insurtechs Loyal Insurance Services Ltd and Square Pound Ltd.
The Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International have collaboratively published a report which details the hidden costs of tourism and urges destinations to account for these ‘invisible burdens’ in order to protect landmarks, ecosystems and community life.
Iceland-based budget airline Wow announced today that it has entirely ceased operations, leaving many passengers stranded overseas.
Newsweek has collaborated with global market research and consumer data company Statista, Inc. to create a list of the world’s best hospitals. The list was developed by a panel of doctors, medical professionals and administrators across four continents.