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.
Cega, the independent assistance and claims provider, has opened a new office in London as part of an on-going investment in its market-facing capabilities.
Since being named CEO of Cega, Alistair Hardie has been a man on a mission – to take to the rooftops and loudly shout about what the firm can offer customers as part of his bid to grow the business. Post met Hardie eight weeks into his new job to find…
High-street chemist Boots has replaced AIG as the schemes provider for its travel insurance suite with Travel Insurance Facilities subsidiary Infinity Insurance Solutions.
Healix International is to acquire medical and travel assistance company Capita Global Assistance.
Travel assistance provider Allianz Global Assistance is continuing to provide assistance to travelers affected by last month’s earthquake in Nepal.
The Chartered Insurance Institute’s Made Simple campaign is the result of a year spent listening to customers and realising how much uncertainty surrounds insurance – and how much the buying public wants to learn.
Axa has extended its agreement with Tui UK and Ireland including underwriting travel policies in Ireland through the Falcon brand.
Kennedys has hired a 13-lawyer travel sector team from Plexus Law to join its personal injury practice.
Affinity insurance provider Hood Group has appointed global assistance partners Cega to deliver emergency assistance and claims services.
Swinton has launched a travel insurance product with no upper age limit on single trips and additional cover for cruises included as standard.
Travel insurer Staysure has been fined £175,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office after IT security failings allowed hackers to access customer records.
More Than has appointed affinity insurance provider Hood Group to launch its new travel insurance product
Medical assistance and claims business Cega has named health, life and accident business lead Alistair Hardie as its new group CEO.
Insurance cover for business travel has taken on increased significance in the global market
AA Insurance has appointed Cigna Insurance Services to provide its travel underwriting, claims and marketing services.
Prosight Specialty Underwriters has agreed a deal to write a specialist travel insurance scheme for members of the British Mountaineering Council.
Post Office Travel Insurance is to create 75 new jobs in Glasgow over the coming months with further jobs planned for later in the year.
Allianz Global Assistance in the UK has secured a three-year contract renewal with low cost airline Easy Jet.
A system failure affecting air traffic control workstations was to blame for disruption to thousands of passengers coming in and out of Britain's biggest airports on Friday, officials told Reuters, as services returned to normal on Saturday.