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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

COVID-19 and Canadian Travel Insurance
by Milan Korcock
posted on 10:00 AM, June 29, 2020
Milan Korcock takes a look at how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected Canadians’ travel insurance sentiment, and considers whether recent developments are likely to alter the travel habits of so-called ‘snowbirds’
Global Excel Management Inc. Achieves ISO 27001:2013 Certification
by Global Excel Management Press Release
posted on 12:56 PM, June 3, 2020
Global Excel Management Inc., a leading provider of Healthcare Risk Management Solutions, today announced that it has received ISO 27001:2013 certification for its Information Security Management System...
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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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