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7 Insurance Policies for Tour Operators

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All tour operators require insurance protection, but there are some types of cover that you may not have considered. These could be essential to mitigating the risks associated with your tour company. Here are the top seven types of insurance ...

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Adventure Tourism: An Operators Guide To Risk Transfer

The business of providing adventure activities to tourists is a contentious issue when it comes to securing risk transfer via short term insurance. The reasons are as complex as this niche tourism sector is diverse. This article explores how the ...

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What To Do If Injured In A Car Accident Abroad

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Road traffic accidents are one of the most common, and invariably serious risks that tourists face when travelling abroad. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), road traffic injuries caused an estimated 1.35 million deaths worldwide in 2016 and the ...

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Types of Travel Insurance Explained

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In today’s world of uncertainty and increased frequency of unexpected events, risk transfer by means of travel insurance is more important than ever before. Preparing for the unexpected places you in an offensive position, especially when you leave the comfort ...

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How To Find The Right Travel Insurance

Before going on vacation, make sure that you have the right travel insurance in place. Holidays can end up costing thousands of dollars, and you don’t want your dream holiday ruined by some unforeseen mishap. This could be due to ...

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How to be Cyber Smart with QR Codes

QR codes have become one of the fastest-growing marketing and online/offline instant payment tools out there. By Des Langkilde. In case you’re wondering what QR code is, it’s defined as a machine-readable code consisting of an array of black and white ...

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King Price Launches Royal Namibia Deal

When it comes to car insurance, you probably wouldn’t want cover for the rusted vintage relic embedded in the Namibian sand dunes of your backyard. But once that old relic has been lovingly restored to its former glory, you certainly would ...

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Risky Business: How Companies Avoid Pitfalls Abroad

Business travellers who extend their trips for pleasure should be aware that they need to purchase additional travel insurance cover should the leisure portion of the trip comprise more than half the time they are away. With more business travellers ...

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Tourism Insurance – Part 7

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Summary: Part 1 in this series covered an introduction to insurance, an outline on the EC Directive, the basics of risk management, and financial guarantees. Parts 2 and 3 looked at liability insurance, Part 4 continued the subject of liability ...

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Tourism Insurance – Part 6

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Summary: Part 1 in this series covered an introduction to insurance, an outline on the EC Directive, the basics of risk management, and financial guarantees. Parts 2 and 3 looked at liability insurance, Part 4 continued the subject of liability ...

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Tourism Insurance Part 5

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Summary: Part 1 in this series covers an introduction to insurance, an outline on the EC Directive, the basics of risk management, and financial guarantees. Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 look at liability insurance.Part 5 continues the subject ...

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Tourism Insurance Part 4

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Summary: Part 1 in this series covered an introduction to insurance, an outline on the EC Directive, the basics of risk management, and financial guarantees. Parts 2 and 3 looked at liability insurance.Part 4 continues the subject of liability with ...

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Tourism Insurance Part 3

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Summary: Part 1 in this series covered an introduction to insurance, an outline on the EC Directive, the basics of risk management, and financial guarantees, while Part 2 looked at liability insurance.Part 3 concludes the subject of liability. TYPES OF ...

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Tourism Insurance Part 2

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Summary: Part 1 in this series covered an introduction to insurance, an outline on the EC Directive, the basics of risk management, and the first of 5 important types of insurance, namely financial guarantees. In Part 2, we look at ...

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Tourism Insurance Part 1

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We all know that insurance is an essential component of risk management that requires an annual review to adjust to changes in the commercial circumstances and legal environment in which we operate. What we may need reminding of are the ...

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Thunderstorm Season

As summer approaches the Southern Hemisphere it is important to listen for storm warnings. Weather conditions change rapidly and thunderstorms are especially prevalent at this time of the year, writes Andre du Toit. Objects struck by lightning experience heat and ...

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Health and Wealth for Tourism

SATIB is set to provide businesses and employees in the tourism and hospitality industry with a holistic, financial services offering ranging from short-term insurance for tourism operators to employee benefits, writes Neesa Moodley. With a solid 25 years’ experience in ...

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The Fine Print

In Part 1 of this three part series, I wrote about the importance of building a culture of ownership and looked at the ‘Big 5’ preventative measures in managing risk. In part 2, I will deal with the fine print ...

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Kidnap & Ransom Insurance

The threat of kidnap and ransom in African countries is on the rise and companies with employees stationed or visiting places including Nigeria, Somalia, Mozambique and Kenya, which have been kidnapping hotspots, are strongly advised to ensure that they are ...

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Passenger Liability Replacement

Tourism Tattler readers may be aware that the Constitutional Court found the amendments to the Road Accident Fund Act to be constitutional. As a result, Passenger Liability insurance is no longer an effective risk transfer solution for Tour Operators on ...

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Under Insurance Risks

The protracted devaluation of the rand over the last two years has left many insured’s with inadequate cover. The effect on claims payments can be catastrophic for clients already under pressure from an unforgiving economic climate. By Paul Halley. Restaurants, ...

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Wildlife Mortality Insurance

Possibly the highest risk in terms of animal well-being, can be apportioned to animals that are captured and held in bomas awaiting sale at an auction, writes Julian Freimond. Stress and injury followed by exposure resulting in mortality in the ...

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How to protect your business, your staff and yourself against disaster

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The Tourism and Leisure industries are constantly evolving and the biggest by-product of this is increased competition. One extremely effective practice in staying ahead of the pack is finally getting the attention it so urgently deserves. One doesn’t have to ...

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