Insurance Data Reveals Changing Travel Patterns

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And those changes have been marked by significant shifts in travel insurance purchases between 2019 and today. For example, looking ahead to 2022, international coverage plans are being insured eight times more often than domestic travel plans.

The Abbi Agency Adds Silver State Health Insurance Exchange to Healthcare Portfolio

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The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange and its consumer-facing product, Nevada Health Link is leading the charge on an aspect of our lives that is increasingly vital: health insurance. The Exchange is dedicated to critically increasing the number of insured Nevadans overall.

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Event Insurance: What You Need to Know


Are you currently planning an event but are not sure about whether you should get event insurance? Without further ado, let us begin with the basics: what is event insurance? What is Event Insurance? Why Do You Need Event Insurance? Worker’s compensation insurance.

Flight Cancellations by the Thousands—Does Your Travel Insurance Cover the Cost?

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Read More : How to Prepare for the Next Crisis: Event Insurance Tips. Travel insurance may be the answer. The insurance provider will reimburse the traveler for “reasonable meals and accommodations” over the course of the delay. Travel insurance covers more than flights.

Travel Insurance Claims Soar as International Travel Bounces Back

Travel Pulse

Squaremouth reports a 235 percent increase in travel insurance claims year-to-date, compared to the same period in 2019. Impacting Travel

Travel Medical Insurance Demand Up Nearly 70 Percent

Business Traveler USA

Demand for travel medical insurance continues to be strong, with one company reporting 67 percent more policies sold for trips scheduled in 2022 compared to 2019. The 36 Schengen countries in Europe require travel insurance coverage for stays longer than 90 days.

Event Insurance 101 – The Ultimate Guide 

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You’re here because you’ve realized you need event insurance and have questions. . This guide will walk you through everything you need to know: Why you need event insurance. The different types of event insurance. The cost of event insurance. And even obtaining a certificate of insurance for the event. . Ready to conquer the big bad world of event insurance? Insurance Turtle dance party via Giphy. Why is Event Insurance Necessary?

Belize To Require Visitors To Purchase COVID Travel Insurance

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Effective February 15, all visitors to Belize will be required to apply for and purchase Belize Travel Health Insurance, a mandatory policy designed to help protect travellers against medical and non-medical expenses if they test positive for COVID-19 during their stay.

Travel insurance claims triple as CDC Changes US entry rules

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The rise in international travel is coming as the travel industry is already struggling to keep up with demand, amid staffing shortages and other operation disruptions

Marriott Offers Travel Insurance to Guests Who Book Direct

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Marriott International is offering guests who are residents of the US the option of purchasing travel insurance when they book their stays direct at and through the iOS version of the Marriott Bonvoy mobile app.

Incentive Program Ideas for Insurance CSRs

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Incentive Program Ideas for Insurance CSRs. Things in the insurance industry are moving fast. No matter the sub-segment of insurance (P&C, Life, Health, Investment), CSRs play a big role in maintaining client relationships and getting policies on the books.

PassportCard explodes into digital nomad market with launch of personalised insurance solution

Travel Daily News

With remote working now at an all-time high, PassportCard made the strategic decision to bring its little red card to the growing digital nomad community

Insurance For Conferences and Special Events; What Planners Need to Know


But if you neglect to also spend a few minutes examining your special events insurance needs, you may be setting you and your organization up for legal trouble. And if you are planning to include interactive events and/or alcohol, you had better be thinking insurance.

Protecting Your Event with Contracts and Insurance


Hannah Kinnersley. Don’t let a series of unfortunate events derail your conference. Don’t let a series of unfortunate events derail your conference. Thorough and appropriate contract coverage is a must. read more. Negotiating & Contracts

Don’t Let Climate Change Blow Your Event Away

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Event Management climate change event preparedness global warming greenhouse gases insurance risk weatherSkift Take: Hurricanes, tornados, wildfires, floods, and other weather events are realities event professionals must plan for. A detailed disaster preparedness plan is key.

A Breakdown of Post-Pandemic Contract Clauses

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Lastly, you may want to include additional insurance protections in the baseline insurance requirements detailed in the contract. All of your major insurers are going to have some type of business interruption [protection],” Sheaks asserted.

FICP’s First Major In-person Event Is Coming. This is What They Did.

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Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals ( FICP ) could have gone hybrid—bosses with a tight budget may even say should have —but the organization opted for intimate, up close and personal.

10 Best Ideas of the Week: a Virtual-Reality Mars Installation, Kitchen-Knife Signage, a Bear-Inspired Insurance Activation


IMG partners with bolt to offer device protection to travelers

Travel Daily News

IMG plans to offer the optional Mobile Device Protection add-on with more of its insurance products in the future

FICP Adapted with Live Phoenix Event

Smart Meetings

Leadership with Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP) wanted to set an example.

Focuspoint's team of crisis response experts launch CAP

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The program is fully indemnified by Lloyd's, London, the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance marketplace

Your All-Encompassing, Need-to-Know Security Guide

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Episode 37: Industry Profile: Chris Gasbarro from Ember


Chris and his team at Ember design and produce virtual and in-person events for companies like Saucony, Titleist, FootJoy, Wolverine Worldwide, NAMIC, and Hanover Insurance… The Event Hustler Show

Is the Party Over?

Smart Meetings

Insurance : Require the hotel or catering company to have its own alcohol liability insurance. Returning to F2F, do alcohol and meetings still mix?

CPP Group UK launches UK's first parametric lost luggage product

Travel Daily News

Partnership with Just Travel Cover grows the MGA’s foothold in travel insurance sector

9 Meeting Breaks You've Got to Try


Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Food & Beverage Medical MeetingsCheck out these creative ideas for getting attendees past the mid-afternoon slump and through a long meeting day with energy and good humor. read more.

AIG Travel acquires depart Smart to expand travel safety program offering

Travel Daily News

Acquisition of non-profit Depart Smart will provide travel insurance policyholders with access to Travel HEROES safety training program

#FICP Just Pulled Off a Masterclass in Creating Meaningful Connections

Smart Meetings

When more than 750 financial and insurance conference professionals converged at JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes the first week of November for FICP Annual Conference 2018, the message that event professionals need to move from simply managing logistics to helping people make meaningful connections was loud and clear in word and deed.

Win at Negotiating AV Services with Hotels

Smart Meetings

Insurance coverage. Hotel Tech Technology amplifiers audio budget contract contracting data electricians equipment hotel in-house insurance markets microphones negotiating PA podiums presentations projectors resource Speakers supplier systems technicians technology timing vendors venues visual wi-fiDate, venue and rates are critical and typically given priority in the earliest stages of the meeting planning cycle.

3 Easy Ways Planners Can Reduce Risk Today

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You can’t insure against everything. Planner Tips & Tools attendees business complaint compromise conference contract data european event gdpr general harassment hospitality hotel insure issue labor legal liability meeting negotiate plan planner practice privacy protect protection regulation responsibility risk room safety sexual standards success sue supplier third-party vendors venueEvent planning is a risky business.

Two Planners Share the Love With Back-of-House Staff


Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Event PlanningYour meeting success is totally dependent on them, but when’s the last time you stopped to thank (let alone celebrate) your meeting hotel’s back-of-house staff? read more.

New Brands Emerge from Benchmark/Gemstone Combo


Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Medical MeetingsBenchmark Hospitality International and Gemstone Hotels & Resorts have merged to become BENCHMARK, a global hospitality company with a new corporate identity and three distinct hotel collections. read more.

13 Ideas for Better Attendee Transportation


Financial/Insurance Meetings Event PlanningHow to get attendees to register their travel information, keep them happy during long transfers, and more. read more.

SITE Foundation launches Corporate inSITEs Edition 2

Travel Daily News

The study was launched during a high level “armchair conversation” involving SITE Foundation, Incentive Research Foundation and Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals

Accidents Happen. Are You Covered?

Memory Makers

Many venues require event organizers, hosts or both to secure insurance to cover the event. Other event hosts choose to purchase coverage by adding a rider to their homeowner's insurance policy. If you are planning a large event and your venue doesn't require insurance, you may want to purchase your own policy anyway, just in case. event insurance fall head injury too much alcohol

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6 Ways to Take Your Webinars from Boring to Buzzworthy


In the financial services and insurance industry webinars have been crucial for reaching new audiences, increasing brand awareness, highlighting new products and services and much more.

A Catering Director’s Advice to Planners


Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage CareerDiane Tighe (pictured, reviewing details with event planners), director of catering and conference services at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, shares what she wants to know from planners and why more is not always better, it’s just…more. read more.

#FICP Just Pulled Off a Masterclass in Creating Meaningful Connections

Smart Meetings

When more than 750 financial and insurance conference professionals converged at JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes the first week of November for FICP Annual Conference 2018, the message that event professionals need to move from simply managing logistics to helping people make meaningful connections was loud and clear in word and deed.

Makueni County Healthcare


Devolution Kenya taxation medical insurance SME solutionsThe Makueni County government is this week conducting new registration for a universal healthcare program in the 60 sub-wards in the county. The Makueni University Healthcare program will provide essential health services to county residents at eight sub-county hospitals, and the county referral hospital. It is being lauded and Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana who previously battled with the […].

Hospitality Strike Votes Could Increase with Arrival of High-Tech Hotels, Minimum Wage Increases

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Negotiating points include pay, pension reform, year-round health insurance, staffing levels and job security. Hotels & Resorts News 1 action AI artificial automation bartender caesars chicago contract culinary day employee entertainment health here hilton hospitality hotel housekeeping increase insurance intelligence job labor las mgm minimum negotiation organize pay pension profit resorts salary security staffing strike tactic Trends union unite vegas votes wage workers

Incentive Attendees Meet and Eat With Locals


Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Food & BeverageCorporate groups can dip their forks into the collaborative economy by planning meals in local homes. Read how one group will remember their Dublin dinners forever. read more.

Do Meeting Planners Provide a False Sense of Security?


Financial/Insurance Meetings Risk Management Global Events Medical MeetingsDuty of care practices are well established for individual employees traveling the world for their companies. Two presenters at the recent Global Business Travel Association Convention say the same focus has not been turned on meeting attendees. read more.

Commentary: Don’t Cancel Your Overseas Travel


Financial/Insurance Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Global EventsThe only way to know what it's like on the ground in your destination is to be on the ground. Don't let attendees' perceptions keep you from giving them the opportunity to enrich their lives through international travel. read more.