Online travel agent Ctrip.com International Ltd., together with Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd., has launched a unique insurance product that provides compensation to tourists who encounter haze and smoggy days during their trips to China, China Daily reported Wednesday. Tourists who have booked packaged or backpack tours via Ctrip that last from three to seven days can choose to buy haze insurance on its website. The insurance will be available to customers even during popular holidays such as Labor Day, the report said. The premium is 10 yuan (US$1.60) or 15 yuan each, and the daily compensation limit is 50 yuan per person, it added.
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