Articles tagged “insurance”

Airlines

Aviation Insurers Hold Back on Afghanistan Flights After U.S. Troops Leave

Airline insurers want more security and proper air traffic control at Kabul's airport before restarting their coverage of commercial flights there. The concerns are understandable.

Aviation Insurers Hold Back on Afghanistan Flights After U.S. Troops Leave

Online Travel

Amadeus Will Deploy Hopper’s Upsell Products to Airlines and Agencies

Amadeus will distribute Hopper's upsells, such as trip cancellation protection, for consumers to add when buying from airlines and agencies. Seems like B2B2B2C is the new business-to-consumer (B2C).

Amadeus Will Deploy Hopper’s Upsell Products to Airlines and Agencies

Online Travel

Travel Insurance Gets More Innovative With This Startup Merger

New tech is enabling travel brands to upsell consumers with more targeted trip insurance policies. Think rain cancellation policies for camping or ski trips.

Travel Insurance Gets More Innovative With This Startup Merger

Online Travel

RV Rental Sharing Gets Boost From New $120 Million Investment for Outdoorsy

Investors are betting that the trend in renting RVs won't run out of gas after the pandemic wanes. They've funded Outdoorsy, an Airbnb-type service for recreational vehicles. Investors think the startup's new private vehicle insurance product will help accelerate the RV trend.

RV Rental Sharing Gets Boost From New $120 Million Investment for Outdoorsy

Airlines

American-JetBlue Deal Draws Scrutiny and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we covered antitrust concerns about the American-JetBlue partnership, the hospitality industry's insurance woes, a labor shortage as travel rebounds, and we reviewed Kayak's first hotel.

American-JetBlue Deal Draws Scrutiny and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Coronavirus

Hospitality Companies Thought Insurance Coverage Would Be There for a Crisis. It Wasn’t.

Struggling hospitality companies keep taking the insurance companies to court over denied claims during the pandemic. They're highly unlikely to win.

Hospitality Companies Thought Insurance Coverage Would Be There for a Crisis. It Wasn’t.

Online Travel

Travel Insurance Sales Could Be Supercharged Once Vacationers Return

Coronavirus infections are rising again in many Western nations. But some travel companies hope the impact on vacation planners will be far less than in previous surges, thanks partly to sales of new and more flexible travel insurance policies.

Travel Insurance Sales Could Be Supercharged Once Vacationers Return

Online Travel

U.S. Flyers Fuel a Boom in Catch-All Trip Insurance for Thanksgiving Travel

The number of trip insurance policies bought to cover the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend is up 170 percent, year-over-year. Masks are also a very effective kind of insurance.

U.S. Flyers Fuel a Boom in Catch-All Trip Insurance for Thanksgiving Travel

Coronavirus

Hotel Industry Turns to 9/11 Legal Framework to Navigate Pandemic Insurance

Legislators may have a pandemic business interruption insurance solution — but it almost certainly won't help hoteliers currently struggling due to coronavirus-related drops in travel.

Hotel Industry Turns to 9/11 Legal Framework to Navigate Pandemic Insurance

Coronavirus

UK Hotels Threaten Legal Fight Over Rejected Insurance Claims

British lawsuits could set a global precedent for how insurance firms perceive a global pandemic in terms of business interruption coverage.

UK Hotels Threaten Legal Fight Over Rejected Insurance Claims