Travel News For January 2009 - Travel Insurance News

January 2009 Travel Insurance News

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29/01/2009 – Window seat choice may lead to DVT
Airline passengers sitting in window seats may be at greatest risk of developing a deep vein thrombosis.

26/01/2009 – Womads returns to Taranaki
Family friendly festival in New Plymouth

26/01/2009 – Drinking on the slopes increases
According to a new survey, the number of people who drink and then ski or snowboard is on the rise.

22/01/2009 – Czech Airlines offers customers travel insurance
The carrier is making travel cover from AIG Europe available to passengers when they book their tickets.

19/01/2009 – Airplanes designed to survive water landings
Experts say the design aided in the survival of those on board the US Airways plane ditching in the Hudson.

15/01/2009 – Traveller survey reveals booking preferences
More than one-third of UK travellers prefer to book their holiday package through a single operator.

12/01/2009 – TUI predicting more travel operator collapses
TUI’s UK travel companies, Thomson and First Choice, have made the prediction in a new advertising campaign.

08/01/2009 – Six million holiday bookings expected this month
The flurry of bookings is anticipated as consumers take advantage of airline and tour operator discounts.

05/01/2009 – ABTA concerned about rise in uninsured travellers
New regulations instituted this year may lead to more people travelling without insurance cover.

01/01/2009 – Australian tourism slows on global downturn
Tourist arrivals to Australia in 2009 are predicted to be the lowest since 1989.

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