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THIA Launches Travel Insurance Program

by Brad Dance, posted on 11:29 AM, May 14, 2019

The travel health insurance industry offers a number of interesting and fulfilling career opportunities. Whether it’s sales, underwriting, claims management, medical evacuation or other roles, people with diverse skills and interests intersect in this industry to ensure Canadians travel protected across the globe. It’s a complex environment, and as the leading voice of the travel insurance industry in Canada, the Travel Health Insurance Association (THIA) aims to ensure a consistently high level of knowledge, quality and integrity across the industry.

To that end, as president of THIA, I am proud to announce the launch of an in-depth curriculum about travel health insurance that will establish a foundation of knowledge for industry professionals and individuals interested in careers in travel and travel insurance. THIA’s Travel Insurance Program (TRIP) is now available online for anyone to enrol at Easy to follow, self-directed and available to you 24/7, wherever you are, TRIP is a must for the career-minded travel insurance professional:

·     Industry veterans who want to demonstrate a commitment to their career

·     Individuals who are interested in joining the travel insurance industry

·     Travel agents or other professionals who can add value through travel health insurance offerings

·     Employers who want an orientation or professional development tool for their employees

Regardless of your travel insurance career choice, understanding the full landscape of the industry will better equip you for your role and advancement. TRIP’s nine-module format takes students on a step-by-step journey through all aspects of the travel health insurance industry. Upon completion, each TRIP certificate holder will have a full understanding of the fundamentals of Canadian travel health insurance.

Ensure your knowledge matches or exceeds your peers. Learn valuable insights and selling techniques. Expand your niche and advance your career with TRIP.

For more information about TRIP:

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