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.
Bought By Many has signed an agreement with Chinese insurer Ping An to launch seven travel insurance policies in China for the online broker's first venture outside the UK.
Mapfre has signed a travel insurance distribution agreement aimed at European Erasmus students with the Erasmus Student Network, a Europe- wide student exchange programme.
Holidaymakers who travel to Tunisa will no longer be covered by insurance following a change in the advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
If the Greek debt crisis leads to the failure of the euro, the industry may face a new set of risks.
Insurer Axa has agreed to double the cash limit on all travel products at point of claim for customers travelling to Greece or any Greek islands until 30th September 2015.
UK insurers are unlikely to face significant losses from the deadly Tunisian terrorist attack, however insiders have suggested the increased targeting of tourists could cause the market to rethink how it categorises territories for the purposes of travel…
Managing general agent UK General has secured a travel insurance broker deal using the in-house capacity of its Irish business.
Brokers are being encouraged to consider business travel insurance as part of their SME proposition after Ageas research found 18% of SME firms that travel for business do not have such cover in place.
To help keep attracting tourists in the middle of an outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome, the South Korean government is offering free insurance.