Jan 13, 2016


Allianz Travel Insurance Named Best Travel Insurance Provider Overall


RICHMOND, VA, JANUARY 13, 2016 — Allianz Global Assistance, a leading travel insurance* provider, has received the prestigious Gold statuette in the 2016 Travvy Awards and has been named “Best Travel Insurance Provider Overall.”

Travel suppliers, destinations and individuals from all over the world are eligible to submit their nominations for the honor of being recognized as an innovator in the industry. This year, nearly 40,000 travel professionals voted for the 2016 Travvy Awards winners, who were honored by fellow finalists and hundreds of industry leaders during an awards dinner and presentation on January 6th at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Allianz Global Assistance was selected for its focus on the company’s core mission of helping people anytime, anywhere. The company has been a proud partner of the travel agent community for more than 20 years, working with every major travel agency network and more than 3,000 agents and agencies. 

“It’s an honor to be named a Travvy Awards winner, especially because the award was decided by those who know us best – travel agents and their clients,” said Joe Mason, chief marketing officer at Allianz Global Assistance USA. “This award is a testament to our goal of providing outstanding value and service to both travelers and the travel industry.

About the Travvy Awards

The annual Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia, recognize the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry and honor travel companies, travel products, travel agencies and destinations for their outstanding achievement. Over 39,000 travel agents vote for their favorite travel supplier and decide who will win the prestigious Travvy Award.  Travvy voters include the nation’s foremost leisure-selling, independent travel agents. The selections by agents reflect suppliers and destinations they believe provide the best overall service to their clients. For more information, please visit www.TravvyAwards.com

Allianz Global Assistance USA

Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company.  We insure 18 million customers annually and are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance plans. In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and credit card companies.

For more information on Allianz Global Assistance and the policies offered for travelers, please visit: http://www.allianztravelinsurance.com or Like us on Facebook.

* - Terms, conditions, reductions, and exclusions apply to all plans. All plans not available in all states. For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your plan, carefully review your letter of confirmation and certificate of insurance/policy. Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace, IL), rated “A-“(Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under BCS Form No. 52.201 series or 52.401 series, or Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office: Richmond, VA), rated “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Co., under Jefferson Form No. 101-C series or 101-P series, depending on the insured's state. Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of this plan and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage because of the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company.