The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is highlighting the importance of insurance during this uncertain time by unveiling its own insurance guidelines designed to drive the return of safe and responsible travel.
Starting today, July 30, mandatory temperature screening will be implemented in phases at Canada’s 15 busiest airports, including Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto-Pearson and Montreal-Trudeau, says the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA).
With airlines around the world releasing their own health and safety protocols in response to COVID-19, Travelport has launched a new tracking tool that helps agents streamline all individual policies.
Now that Blue Cross Ontario and Blue Cross Quebec, along with B2C insurer Medipac, have introduced COVID-19 coverage into select policies, travel advisors are watching to see if others others will follow suit.
Blue Cross says that as of July 22 it has reopened out-of-country travel insurance sales for Ontario Blue Cross and Quebec Blue Cross, and its emergency medical care benefit will include coverage for COVID-19 providing the insured person does not show signs or symptoms of COVID-19 prior to departure.