RICHMOND, VA, NOVEMBER 13, 2019 — Allianz Global Assistance USA, a leading provider of travel insurance and travel assistance*, has been recognized for Outstanding US Agency Support - Services & Insurance, at the 2019 Ensemble Travel Group International Conference in Seattle.
“We’re thrilled to be recognized for our outstanding agency support,” said Richard Aquino, Vice President and Head of Sales at Allianz Global Assistance. “We have been a proud partner of Ensemble Travel Group since 1987 and we are very grateful that they have recognized the outstanding service and value that we bring to Ensemble, its member agencies and its customers.”
Established in 1968, Ensemble Travel® Group is a proactive, member-owned and member-run organization of approximately 850 top-tier, independent travel agencies in the U.S. and Canada, and with recent expansion into Australia and New Zealand. With a membership that represents billions of dollars in travel sales each year, Ensemble Travel Group is nearing a 50-year record of boosting members’ profits and delivering high-volume sales to our preferred suppliers. All profits are paid out to members.
For our members, we design unique consumer vacation products; innovative and integrated marketing programs with sophisticated database segmentation; intuitive technology platforms and tools; and business coaching, training, and collaborative networking. By leveraging our global presence, we offer our members top profit-sharing levels and preferential commissions with the world’s leading providers of travel products and services; deliver high volume sales to our preferred suppliers; and enable members to offer their clients authentic experiences and exclusive benefits that will inspire their passion for travel. Our U.S. office is based in New York City; Canadian offices in Toronto and Montréal; and the Australia/New Zealand office in Sydney.
About Allianz Global USA
Allianz Global Assistance is a leading consumer specialty insurance* and assistance company with operation centers in 35 countries. In the United States, Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) serves 40 million customers annually and is best known for its Allianz Travel-branded travel protection 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. For more information visit AllianzTravelInsurance.com.
*Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply to all plans. Plans are available only to U.S. residents. Not all plans are available in all jurisdictions. Benefits and limits vary by plan. For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your specific plan, carefully review your plan’s Letter of Confirmation/Declarations 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 state of residence. AGA Service Company d/b/a Allianz Global Assistance is the licensed producer and administrator of Allianz Travel-branded travel protection plans in the U.S. and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. Allianz Global Assistance, TravelSmart, and AgentSmart are marks of AGA Service Company or its affiliates. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between Allianz Global Assistance and Jefferson Insurance Company. Noninsurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by Allianz Global Assistance. All claims subject to policy terms, conditions, and exclusions.