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Surging EU unemployment fueling crime wave and tourists are prime targets

UK warns holidaymakers on travel insurance Surging EU unemployment fueling crime wave and tourists are prime targets

British holidaymakers could fall victim to rising crime when they jet off for their favorite European hot spots as high youth unemployment triggers an upsurge in petty crime, confidence tricks and ...

PATA and Travel Guard working together

Increasing Opportunities to coordinate events, research and publications PATA and Travel Guard working together

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce Travel Guard, a Chartis company and worldwide leader in travel insurance and assistance, as a new PATA ...

Falling Indian rupee drives travel insurance premiums up

Indian travel insurance premiums increase Falling Indian rupee drives travel insurance premiums up

MUMBAI, India - Travelers may have to shell out more for their outbound travel expenses as travel insurance bills may rise due to the sliding rupee.

Retired travel executive will be remembered

Mario DiLuzio Passed On Retired travel executive will be remembered

Mario DiLuzio, retired travel executive, died on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at the age of 79 in Tustin, California.

Corfu honeymoon plunge bride returns home after hundreds pay flight costs

Traveling Without Insurance Corfu honeymoon plunge bride returns home after hundreds pay flight costs

By Andrew Hough

A bride, Carrie-Anne Freeland, stranded in Corfu after being paralyzed following a 30-foot hotel balcony plunge, will be able to return home for treatment after generous strangers helped meet the ...

Short holiday breaks on the rise for UK travelers

20 Percent Increase Short holiday breaks on the rise for UK travelers

UK travelers are still taking their annual main holiday, but they are also booking more short overseas breaks – 20 percent more in the past year.

UK post office says travel insurance is not where travelers should cut back

Advice For Bargain Hunters UK post office says travel insurance is not where travelers should cut back

Recent research shows that the number of overseas holidays taken by UK residents in 2009 fell by 14.5 percent as UK holidaymakers sought ways to cut back holiday costs by either taking a ...

Expatriate and travel insurance healthcare leaders converge on Los Angeles, September 22nd-24th

Expatriate Healthcare, Travel Insurance and Global Health Insurance Conference Expatriate and travel insurance healthcare leaders converge on Los Angeles, September 22nd-24th

As more and more businesses globalize, increasing the size and scope of their international or multinational operations, demand fires up for more robust expatriate healthcare benefit options and ...

Volcanic ash costing travel insurance industry millions of dollars in claims

travel insurance industry paying out millions Volcanic ash costing travel insurance industry millions of dollars in claims

The travel insurance industry is paying millions of dollars in claims to travellers stranded in Europe and elsewhere by the drifting Icelandic volcanic ash.

Travel insurance: To buy or not to buy?

Travel Insurance Travel insurance: To buy or not to buy?

By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ

Snowstorms, hurricanes, missed flights or a case of the flu all ruin countless vacations each year. To protect against such unexpected disasters, many travelers have turned to travel ...

Six Florida agencies charged in travel insurance scam

Bogus Travel Insurance Six Florida agencies charged in travel insurance scam

By Diane Lade

Florida regulators have charged six travel agencies, including one in Boynton Beach, with using unlicensed agents to sell bogus trip insurance policies through a company never authorized to do ...

"Opt out" scams rampant throughout travel industry

Travel Industry Scams "Opt out" scams rampant throughout travel industry

Ever buy travel insurance you didn't want? Unintended purchases are yet another of the traps the travel industry sets for you. A recent reader's experience shows how it works:

Swine flu, Australian tourism and travel insurance? Some worries, mate

Swine Flu in Australia Swine flu, Australian tourism and travel insurance? Some worries, mate

By David Beirman, eTN crisis expert

Since my last eTN article on this issue a few short weeks ago, there have been some worrying developments in Australia.

Travel insurance industry has the adventure travel trend covered, Squaremouth says

Travel Insurance Travel insurance industry has the adventure travel trend covered, Squaremouth says

By eTN

From outer space to the bottom of the sea, adventure travel has become an affordable alternative to traditional resort holidays.

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