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The Milford Sound fiord, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
27 March 2019

New Zealand is introducing a new Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) that will come into effect in October and will mean that travellers from 60 countries that are included in the county’s visa waiver scheme will be required to apply.

The business jigsaw puzzle
27 March 2019

UK-based multinational insurer Aviva has signed a new five-year capacity deal with up and coming UK insurtech Ripe Insurance.

flooding - extreme weather
26 March 2019

An expert from Climate Change Risk Management has chastised insurance companies, claiming that they do not consult climate scientists often enough and so can’t comprehend the risk that extreme weather poses.

26 March 2019

New Zealand authorities have said that passengers on a flight from Melbourne, Australia, to Christchurch, New Zealand, on 19 March were exposed to measles.

Stressed doctor
26 March 2019

Personal finance website WalletHub has released a new report, 2019's Best & Worst States for Doctors, in which Montana is revealed to be the best state for doctors to practise medicine and New York the w

A wanderer, wandering
26 March 2019

AXA Insurance has announced the launch of a new travel insurance product in Singapore – the first of its kind in the country, AXA claims, to cover trip cancellation or curtailment caused by a natural disaster.

Pregnant woman and dr
25 March 2019

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently eased its travel advisory for pregnant women as the threat of Zika diminishes but confusion abounds. 

Global travel analysis
25 March 2019

A recent study from Get Going Travel Insurance offers a wide-ranging look at global tourism, posing and answering a number of interesting questions.

Stressed businesswoman
25 March 2019

Cigna, a global health service company and provider of health services to employers, has found that workplace pressures and pressure at home are leading to working women feeling more stressed than men.

Tokyo city
22 March 2019

Generally speaking, Japan is perceived as a safe and upstanding destination – ranked as ‘low risk’ by insurance and risk management firms – but with the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games being hosted in Tokyo, officials are preparing for a myriad of potential risks, including cyberattacks and earthquakes.