ITIJ TV news updates

Your weekly round-up of key stories in the global travel and health insurance industry.
Featuring 'Industry Insights' - where experts have their say on ITIJ.TV's topic of the week

ITIJ TV News update 49 on Vimeo

This week's headlines:

  • 00:22 Young people travelling abroad uninsured finds ABTA - Read more
  • 00:51 GlobalData finds the insurance needs of millennials do not fit the standard products on the market - Read more
  • 01:16 Hiscox will be setting up a new European subsidiary in Luxembourg, as part of preparations for business after Brexit - Read more
  • 01:46 ITIC Ad
  • 02:16 Direct Line and World Nomads Group discuss long-stay trip insurance

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Below is a list of topics we’ll be covering in forthcoming episodes of ITIJ TV.
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Air ambulances
Do you think that, in general, air ambulance companies and insurers work well together, and in what ways (if any) do you think the working relationship can be improved? How have you improved your relationship with air ambulance providers?

How to make small print more readable
What can insurers do to make their policies more consumer friendly?

Affinity partnerships
What are the main pros and cons of affinity deals, and how do you meet the challenges faced by such partnerships?

K&R cover
Is kidnap and ransom cover in greater demand for business travellers now? How common are claims made under this type of insurance?

Network development
Quality assessments in setting up medical networks is a challenging process, particularly in regions where standards of healthcare are lower than average. How do you ensure quality is maintained across your network?

Travel insurance in Latin America
What are the main distribution channels for travel insurance, and how do you think these are going to change in the future?

Cover for travellers with psychiatric problems
Medical screening for psychiatric conditions – how far has it come in the last 10 years?

International insurers and hospitals
How can the relationship between international insurers and the hospitals treating their patients be improved?

Hospital accreditation
Why is accreditation important, and can hospitals still be successful in the international insurance arena without it?