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.
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.