RICHMOND, VA, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 — Allianz Global Assistance, a leading travel insurance* company, has been named “Best Travel Insurance Provider Overall” for the fourth consecutive year in the 2019 Travvy Awards. The annual Travvy Awards recognize travel suppliers and companies that delivered the most outstanding service to travelers during the past year, as evaluated by travel advisors.
Suppliers, destinations and individuals from across the world of travel are eligible to submit their nominations each year to honor innovators in the industry. Over 100,000 votes were cast by travel advisors to determine the 2019 Travvy Awards winners.
Allianz Global Assistance was recognized for delivering innovative travel protection products and providing exceptional customer service worldwide. The company has been a proud partner of the travel advisor community for more than 20 years, working with every major travel agency network and thousands of advisors and agencies.
“We’re delighted to be recognized as the Best Travel Insurance Provider for the fourth year running. Our continued success is only possible thanks to the collaborative partnerships with agents who proudly offer our products every day,” said Joe Mason, Chief Marketing Officer at Allianz Global Assistance USA. “We remain committed to delivering outstanding travel insurance and protection services that drive customer satisfaction and loyalty for our agency partners.”
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 with a prize considered to be the Academy Awards of the travel industry. More than 100,000 votes—cast by the agents who sell the vast majority of these trips to tens of millions of consumers yearly—determined the very best in the travel industry. This represents the largest database of the nation’s foremost leisure-selling, independent travel agents in the country. 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 provide insurance to 40 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.
**Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply to all plans. Plans are available only to U.S. residents. Not all plans are available in all jurisdictions. For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your 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, each rated “A+” (Superior) by A.M. Best Co., depending on state of residence. Allianz Travel Insurance products are distributed by Allianz Global Assistance, a brand of AGA Service Company or its affiliates. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of these plans and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage due to the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company. Noninsurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by AGA Service Company.