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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

Allianz Global Assistance welcomes Leon Mulder as Business Development Director – Travel
by PRESS RELEASE - Allianz Global Assistance
posted on 11:52 AM, June 25, 2024
Allianz Global Assistance (Allianz) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Leon Mulder as its new Business Development Director. In this pivotal role, Mulder will oversee the strategic expansion...
PRESS RELEASE: Navacord’s landmark partnership with SécuriGlobe doubles their travel portfolio
by Navacord/SécuriGlobe
posted on 6:06 AM, May 17, 2024
Effective April 1, 2024, Navacord acquired SécuriGlobe assurance voyage, expanding its presence in Quebec. This is Navacord’s largest partnership of 2024 and its most substantial travel partnership to date.
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Tips and Updates about Travel Health Insurance

Don't cheap out on travel medical, experts say, after family runs into resistance from insurance firm
by Pedro Arrais, Times Colonist
posted on 11:36 AM, April 19, 2024
Danielle Kliaman’s family has had difficulty getting her travel medical insurance company to pay after she was hit by a truck in Thailand. THIA Executive Director Will McAleer offers important advice for travel health insurance consumers.
Travel Insurance Claim Examples for Travelling Canadians
by Kristina van der Wal, Travelance
posted on 12:43 PM, March 5, 2024
This is the second of two articles in which THIA member company Travelance shares some of its recent travel insurance claims to demonstrate the value of travel insurance and some situations that can void your insurance claim.
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