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Founded in 1998, the Travel Health Insurance Association (THIA) is the national organization representing travel insurers, brokers, underwriters, re-insurers, emergency assistance companies, air ambulance companies and allied services in the travel insurance field. Read more...

Industry News

Insurance follow up: The latest from Allianz, Manulife and the CLHIA
by Kathryn Folliott , TravelWeek
posted on 7:45 AM, July 31, 2020
Now that some Canadian insurers have introduced COVID-19 coverage into select policies, travel advisors are watching to see if others others will follow suit and this article checks in with some of the big players.
We talk to Blue Cross and B2C insurer Medipac about their new COVID-19 coverage
by Kathryn Folliott & Cindy Sosroutomo, TravelWeek
posted on 6:51 AM, July 28, 2020
Two Canadian insurers have announced they are providing COVID-19 coverage.
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Tips and Updates about Travel Health Insurance

Advisory: Planning out-of-country travel? Make talking with your insurer part of your plans
by Joan Weir, Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association
posted on 7:34 AM, July 10, 2020
A recent survey found that 20 per cent of Canadians plan to travel outside the country once the current COVID-19 related restrictions are lifted. If you are among them, travel insurers are urging you...
by Janet Pacini Thibodeau, Manulife
posted on 7:52 AM, June 1, 2020
The pandemic caused unprecedented change and pressure in the travel insurance industry. Manulife saw tens of thousands of customers affected by COVID-19; requiring them to either change their destinations...
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