Articles tagged “travel insurance”

Why Corporate Travel Needs to Prepare for Wilder Weather

Why Corporate Travel Needs to Prepare for Wilder Weather

Amy Merrick, Skift

The recent hurricanes are expected to have mostly short-term impacts on business travel and economic forecasts, but they exposed serious weaknesses in companies’ preparations for disruption caused by extreme weather.

4 days ago

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Skift Trends Report: Understanding Travel Risk Perceptions & Realities

Skift Trends Report: Understanding Travel Risk Perceptions & Realities

Allianz Worldwide Partners + Skift

Major storms. Political unrest. Military conflict. These are the travel risks that keep us up at night. And, to be certain, they’re obvious and longstanding examples of events that can drive a vacation or a business trip way off course. However, these aren’t the only or the most frequently encountered factors at work in the travel insurance equation.

4 weeks ago

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Why Travel Insurance Is Necessary In Today’s Unpredictable World

Why Travel Insurance Is Necessary In Today’s Unpredictable World

Allianz Worldwide Partners + Skift

In the unpredictable world of travel, it’s time we stop viewing travel insurance as an occasional ad-on and more of a necessary part of the journey.

11 months ago

Terror Attacks and Change Fees Cause Travelers to Rethink Travel Insurance

Terror Attacks and Change Fees Cause Travelers to Rethink Travel Insurance

Dan Peltier, Skift

Global events during the past year have fundamentally shifted how travelers view insurance and how they want to interact with providers during their trips. What was once overlooked by many U.S. travelers is now largely thought of as necessary, and brands want to make policies easier to digest.

1 year ago

This Startup Promises to Sell a $19 Ticket Out of Airport Hell

This Startup Promises to Sell a $19 Ticket Out of Airport Hell

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Travel insurance is nothing new. But smart, tailored travel insurance is likely to become more popular, as flyers are becoming weary of constant delays and cancellations.

2 years ago

SkiftStudio: Berkshire Hathaway Enters Travel Insurance Market With Disruption In Mind

SkiftStudio: Berkshire Hathaway Enters Travel Insurance Market With Disruption In Mind

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Travelers can probably get bits and pieces of Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection's flight delay and missed-connection coverage elsewhere, but the array of coverage for these flight hassles is unique in North America. However, don't be surprised if the $25 per domestic trip rate gets increased after awhile.

3 years ago