More than one in four consumers would be in favour of using a smartphone app to submit a motor, travel or household claim, new research has found.
Countries that constitute 'high-risk destinations' are becoming a grey area for companies wanting to protect their employees during overseas corporate assignments, as terror incidents lead to demand for comprehensive multinational programmes.
Insurers need to wake up to the growing trend of customers using their mobile phones as a “unique” ID, which could help speed up claims payments and improve satisfaction scores.
The US State Department has issued a worldwide travel alert for all of its citizens for three months citing "increased terrorist threats".
In a climate of growing global volatility, it's no secret that travel risks have increased, nor that the travel market is under unprecedented pressure to mitigate these risks. But what's also becoming apparent is the industry's appetite for answers to…
Singaporeans favourite reason for going abroad is to go shopping according to research from AIG.
Travellers want clarity and certainty when it comes to terrorism cover.
Snowflakes have barely started falling in the Alps but already the media is asking how well our travel insurance policies will protect holidaymakers if their trip is hit by cancellation or calamity
Aviation rates are expected to withstand the aftermath of the downed Russian airliner in Sinai, market experts have claimed, while the cost of travel insurance to Egypt is also unlikely to rise.
Insurance products have topped the list when it comes to consumers shopping around; beating mortgages, phone contracts and energy suppliers according to an ABI survey.
Assistance and claims provider Cega has been appointed to provide multi-lingual emergency assistance services for White Horse Insurance Ireland.
The average cost of backpacker medical claims has increased by 150% over the past two years to £1640 per claim, according to findings taken from travel insurance specialist Columbus Direct’s claims data.
A background in marketing at American Express has helped Cigna CEO Susan Stevenson make sure customer service comes at the top of her list.
The British Insurance Brokers' Association's holiday travel scheme has been transferred to Syndicate DTW1991 at Lloyd's.
The Ski Club of Great Britain has appointed Travel Insurance Facilities Group to launch a new suite of bespoke travel insurance products for the ski and snowboarding markets.
The RAC has appointed affinity insurance provider Hood Group to launch its new travel insurance product.
Cigna Insurance Services CEO Susan Stevenson talks to Post after 18 months in the role.
Endsleigh has begun its Golden Jubilee year, celebrating 50 years of insuring students and young professionals.
Legal & General is to launch a travel insurance proposition later this year, Post can reveal.
As travel insurance fraud is becoming more frequent, the industry needs to step up monitoring and information-sharing, just like it has been doing to tackle motor and household fraudulent claims, says Mathew Crawford-Thomas.
The stand-alone travel insurance and assistance market across 20 European countries totalled €3.86bn (£2.45bn) in terms of gross written premiums in 2014 and is forecast to rise to €4.54bn by 2018.
At least 20 people have died and over 100 have been injured following a bomb explosion yesterday in central Bangkok.
Since the 1990s, cross-selling travel insurance has been an important activity for a wide range of brands as - according to the most figures published by Finaccord, there are well over 500 schemes for travel insurance involving external partners. Paul…
Greater regulation around travel insurance is not expected to be introduced, despite calls from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for insurers to make sure British tourists have adequate coverage.