Richmond, VA, February 14, 2020 — Allianz Global Assistance, a leading travel insurance and assistance company, was named “Best Travel Insurance Provider Overall” for the fifth consecutive year in the 2020 Travvy Awards, held in New York City on February 12th, 2020. 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 2020 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.
“It is an absolute honor to be recognized as the Best Travel Insurance Provider for the fifth year in a row. We are grateful for the relationships we have with our partners who offer our customers peace of mind through our products,” said Joe Mason, Chief Marketing Officer at Allianz Partners, Americas and Global Travel. “We will continue to innovate, educate and create custom solutions tailored to the specific needs of our customers and agency partners.”
About the Travvy Awards
The annual Travvy Awards 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. 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.
About Allianz Partners
Allianz Partners (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance* and assistance company with operation centers in 35 countries. In the United States, we serve 45 million customers annually and are best known for our Allianz Travel-branded travel protection plans. In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Partners 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. 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. Plans include insurance and assistance services. Noninsurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by Allianz Global Assistance. SmartBenefits proactive payments and “no receipts” payments available only on certain plans. For plans that include proactive payments: when you opt in and provide flight information, Allianz Global Assistance will monitor flights and send flight status and benefit alerts, including alerts about flight delays that qualify for automated travel delay payments. Standard message/data rates apply to SMS alerts. Automated claims and payment system availability is not guaranteed and is subject to our sole discretion. All claims subject to policy terms, conditions, and exclusions.