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A forest fire
17 July 2019

More than 2,500 people, many of them tourists, have been evacuated from camping sites in Argeles-sur-Mer in the south of France, due to sudden forest fires.

A stressed and shocked man
16 July 2019

A hotel in downtown Atlanta in the US has closed after three cases of Legionnaires’ disease were confirmed there and rabies has hit Disney World’s Epcot park

An Indian traveller searching for insurance
16 July 2019

Silicon Valley, US-based travel insurtech VisitorsCoverage has reported a significant increase in the number of Indian customers using its online portal to search for travel insurance policies.

Employee seeking help
16 July 2019

According to employee benefits provider Unum, which supports ill or injured employees in their recovery and safe return to work, 2018 saw more people using its return to work support for mental health issues than any other condition.

Letitia Smith, Brand and Communications Manager and Ian Owen, Chairman collecting the award
16 July 2019

ITIJ extends its congratulations to UK-based AllClear Travel this week as it takes home the Personal Lines Broker of the Year Award from the British Insurance Awards

16 July 2019

The Financial Conduct Authority in the UK has launched a two-month consultation on proposals to help travellers with pre-existing medical conditions find travel insurance products via ‘signposting’.

Five stars
15 July 2019

Voyager Insurance Services in the UK announced recently that it has been awarded five-star ratings for its Single Trip and Annual Multi-Trip travel insurance policies by Fairer Finance.

Rwanda map and flag
15 July 2019

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed the first case of Ebola in Goma on the Rwanda border.

Syndey International airport departures
15 July 2019

It has been reported that an IT glitch caused an outage across passport control machines at airports in Australia earlier today, leading to delays and long queues at immigration control.

An empty suitcase
15 July 2019

British travel company Thomas Cook, which has been struggling financially for some time, is reportedly in rescue deal talks with Chinese investor Fosun, its biggest shareholder.