Co-op Insurance has entered the travel insurance market with a product that offers cashless medical expenses.
Today we feature a second quartet of businesses with their eye on the disruption prize, all of which will be worth watching out for as the year progresses.
Bought by Many has launched European travel insurance for people with serious health conditions like cancer.
There does not appear to be any slowdown in the number of insurtech start-ups that are aiming to mark their mark on the insurance sector.
Almost 10 million Britons have been approached about making a compensation claim for being sick while on holiday, according to the Association of British Travel Agents.
Beazley and Just Travel Cover have joined forces to cover travel disruption caused by an act of terrorism.
In November, the Forum of Insurance Lawyers appointed Stephen Hines as its 22nd president in its 25th anniversary year. Post sat down with him to discuss his aims and ambitions for the group.
While all eyes are trained on the meteoric rise of Lemonade in the US, another insurtech player is causing widespread disruption in the East.
Wesurance, a Hong Kong-based insurtech start-up, has teamed up with Swiss giant Allied World and data company Trans Union for an app based travel insurance platform.
Thousands of holidaymakers are stranded on the Indonesian island of Bali today as the authorities closed the only airport.
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Exclusive: American Express has placed its travel insurance business into run-off, as part of a wider restructure of its insurance unit.
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As travellers venture further afield and mobile devices touch on all areas of life, Chris Knight, head of corporate services for Cega, asks if travel insurers are missing a trick by not contacting with their customers to offer real-time risk updates.
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Travellers affected by the collapse of Monarch may not be covered for cancelled flights under their travel insurance policies.
Replacement cars face an uncertain future as individual car ownership recedes and mobility changes
My dad was one of 400,000 passengers affected this week by air traffic control delays, bad weather and a backlog in employee holidays for the delay, which lead to budget airline Ryanair cancelling 50 flights a day for the next six weeks.
Over-50s travel and insurance company Saga reported a 5.5% rise in first-half pre-tax profit, driven by strong demand for holidays among older Britons.
Insurers have urged grounded Ryanair customers to seek compensation from the airline in the first instance rather than their travel insurance policies.
Solicitors have been slapped with a warning over the handling of holiday sickness claims following evidence of rising fraud.
A holiday-sickness firm has had its license revoked by the Claims Management Regulator after it had encouraged holiday goers to fabricate gastric illness claims.
Broker Staysure has acquired rival travel insurance provider Avanti for an undisclosed amount.
General insurance complaints submitted to the Financial Ombudsman Service have increased over the last year, recent results have shown.