RICHMOND, VA, FEBRUARY 6, 2018 — Allianz Global Assistance, a leading provider of travel insurance, is pleased to present the first episode of a new travel web series, The Layovers. Featuring travel influencers Lee Abbamonte and Johnny Jet, the series takes viewers along for a lighthearted, comedic ride as these travel experts offer their tips on seeing a destination over a short or overnight layover, with the first episode kicking off in Los Angeles, California.
“I’ve visited Los Angeles hundreds of times, and Johnny’s lived there for more than 20 years, so it was the perfect first location for this series,” says Lee Abbamonte. Adds Johnny Jet, “Southern California is where I lay my head and is also one of the world’s premiere travel destinations. I’m very proud to help showcase a region that has so much to offer.”
Highlights of the first episode include Manhattan Beach, where Johnny lives, helicopter rides over downtown Los Angeles and tips on how to view the iconic Hollywood sign, among other recommendations.
“We’re pleased to be supporting our friends and brand ambassadors Lee and Johnny on this terrific new video,” says Daniel Durazo, director of communications for Allianz Global Assistance USA. “Allianz is constantly trying to make travel easier for consumers, and we think The Layovers provides viewers with the tips and tricks to make the most of their time in Los Angeles, all from two of the industry’s experts. We also look forward to supporting and encouraging travel to Southern California, one of the country’s top domestic destinations.”
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Allianz Global Assistance USA
Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company. We provide insurance to 35 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 property and casualty insurers and credit card companies.
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