Aug 27, 2019

Press Releases

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2020 Press Releases 

› Allianz Partners Wins Best Travel Insurance Provider at Travel Weekly's 2020 Readers' Choice Awards
December 21, 2020


› Ashwin Juneja to Lead the Easy Living and Mobile Device and Digital Risks (MDDR) Unit at Allianz Partners
December 10, 2020


› Jet Edge Introduces Private Aviation Travel Insurance in Partnership with Allianz Partners
December 9, 2020


› Allianz Partners Recognized as Best Travel Insurance Company at 2020 TravelAge West WAVE Awards
December 8, 2020


› Vaccine Developments Will Stoke Travel Demand According to Allianz Survey
December 2, 2020


› Living with COVID-19: Allianz Partners Orchestrates Ecosystem of Services for Home
November 25, 2020


› Allianz Partners Named to Newsweek's Best Customer Service 2021 List

November 16, 2020


› The Allure of Mexico: Travel-Hungry Americans Choose Cancun for Thanksgiving

November 10, 2020


› Allianz Partners Sweeps Up Seven Magellan Awards
November 2, 2020


› Allianz Partners Names Lydie Hippon-Darde as Head of the New Models Unit
October 22, 2020


› The Future of Work & Digital Wellbeing: Protecting Workers in a COVID-Shaped World

October 9, 2020


› Allianz Partners Expands Telehealth Offerings to Assist Customers Through Pandemic and Beyond
October 7, 2020


› Allianz Partners Appoints Two New Board Members
September 29, 2020

› Allianz Upgrades AgentMax Online Travel Insurance Booking Platform
September 23, 2020


› Allianz Launches Safety & Security Features for TravelSmart Mobile App
September 14, 2020


› Allianz Named ASTA Travel Insurance Partner of 2020
September 9, 2020


› Medical Consultant Offers Important Health and Safety Tips for Late Summer Travel
September 1, 2020


› Allianz Customer Survey Finds Travel Advisor Clients Will Lead Cruise Recovery in 2021
August 26, 2020

› Allianz Partners Joins CharIN e.V. to Enhance the Charging Experience and Promote Sustainable Mobility Around the World
August 25, 2020


› Allianz Survey Find Four in Ten Customers Plan to Travel in 2020 
August 13, 2020


› Domestic Trips and Hotels Come Out on Top in New Allianz Customer Survey
August 3, 2020


› Allianz Partners USA Announces Edwards Promoted to CEO in Change of Leadership
June 17, 2020


› Allianz Receives a Double Win at the 2020 American Business Awards
May 20, 2020


› Allianz Travel Insurance Acts to Help Travelers Impacted by COVID-19
March 9, 2020


› Allianz Takes Home Eight Stevie Awards
March 5, 2020


› Spring Breakers Take Flight: Domestic and International Travel Soars
February 24, 2020


› Allianz Takes Home "Best Travel Insurance Overall" Award for Fifth Consecutive Year
February 14, 2020


› Domestic 'Baecations' Heat Up for American Travelers this Valentine's Day
February 3, 2020


› Allianz Travel, Disney and Southwest Airlines Win 2020 Customer Service Award 
February 3, 2020


› Pigskin and Palm Trees: Americans Rush to Super Bowl 54
January 28, 2020


› Allianz Foundation for North America Provides $50,000 Grant to Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation 
January 17, 2020

2019 Press Releases

› Predicting The Future Of Travel In 2040
December 19, 2019


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Best Insurance Provider at Travel Weekly's 2019 Reader's Choice Awards
December 18, 2019


› Holiday Travel On The Rise: More Americans Bite On The Big Apple And Mexico Takes The (Fruit) Cake
December 12, 2019


› Holiday Travel To Europe Heats Up While Iceland Goes Cold
December 3, 2019


› Wanderu Announces Travel Protection Partnership with Allianz Global Assistance
November 20, 2019


› The Return Of The Dominican Republic: Punta Cana Tops Americans' List For International Thanksgiving Travel
November 18, 2019


› Allianz Global Assistance Recognized for Outstanding US Agency Support at 2019 Ensemble Travel Group International Conference
November 13, 2019


› Flight Centre Travel Group Americas Announces New Exclusive Travel Insurance Partnership with Allianz Global Assistance 
November 6, 2019


› Allianz Partners Adds Two Execs: New Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations
November 5, 2019


› Allianz Partners Honored as Gold Level Awards Winner in 2019 Stevie® Awards for Great Employers
October 23, 2019


› Allianz Global Assistance is the Most Honored Travel Protection Provider at the 2019 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
October 4, 2019


› Silversea Announces Travel Protection Program with Allianz Global Assistance
September 27, 2019


› SmartBenefits Reaches 1.1 Million Insured Customers, Sending Proactive Payments to Travelers for Covered Delays
September 12, 2019


› New Partnership with Crystal and Allianz Global Assistance Protects Luxury Travelers
September 5, 2019


› Half of Working Americans Would Lie About Cell Reception and Wi-Fi to Avoid Work Email on Vacation
August 13, 2019


› Half of Americans Would Take a Job with No Paid Time Off For A Higher Salary
July 16, 2019


› More Than One-third of Americans Have Not Taken a Vacation in Over Two Years
June 26, 2019


› Allianz Global Assistance Named Best Travel Insurance Company in 2019 TravelAge West WAVE Awards
June 24, 2019


› American’s Summer Vacation Spending Expected to Hit Record $101.7 Billion in 2019
June 18, 2019


› Baby Boomers’ Use of Sharing Economy Services on the Rise
June 10, 2019


› The Rise of the Micro-cation: More Than Half of Americans Opt for Vacations Shorter Than Four Days
May 30, 2019


› Grand Circle Corporation and Allianz Global Assistance Announce New Travel Protection Partnership 
May 29, 2019


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Two International Customer Service Excellence Awards
May 28, 2019


› Cold Feet: One-Third of Americans Leave Destination Weddings at the Altar
May 16, 2019


› UK Destinations Top Americans’ European Summer Travel List, Paris Prevails and Iceland Holds Steady
May 2, 2019


› Mexico and the Caribbean Dominate the 10 Most Popular International Summer Destinations for American Travelers in 2019
April 30, 2019


› American’s Interest in Cuba on the Decline, Even as Havana Celebrates its 500th Anniversary
April 2, 2019


› Coachella Draws Nearly Twice as Many Air Travelers as Other Music Festivals
March 12, 2019


› Puerto Rico Returns to Top Spring Break Destinations for First Time Since Hurricane Maria
February 27, 2019


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Seven Stevie® Awards for Sales and Customer Service
February 27, 2019


› Allianz, Ford, Marriott, Uber Win 2019 Customer Service Award 
February 25, 2019


› Allianz Partners Announces Winners of its Annual ScholarTrips Program
February 12, 2019


› Lovebirds Fly to NYC and Los Angeles for Valentine’s Day
February 6, 2019


› Allianz Travel Insurance Named Best Travel Insurance Overall for Fourth Consecutive Year
February 1, 2019


› Hometown Fans of the Patriots Expected to Edge out L.A. Rams Fanbase in Super Bowl LIII Attendance
January 29, 2019


› Allianz Partners Hires General Manager
January 17, 2019

2018 Press Releases

› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Best Insurance Provider at Travel Weekly’s 2018 Readers Choice Awards
December 21, 2018


› Holiday Travel Increases Fifteen Percent, While Puerto Rico Makes a Comeback
December 13, 2018


› More Than 30 Percent of Americans Have Never Traveled Solo
December 11, 2018


› Holiday Travel to Europe up More Than 20 Percent, with Lisbon Experiencing a 103 Percent Increase
November 16, 2018


› Mexico Dominates International Thanksgiving Destinations for Americans This Year as Travel Jumps by Eight Percent
November 14, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Six National Travel Industry Awards
October 31, 2018


› Allianz Partners Honored with Two International Stevie® Awards for Great Employers
October 10, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Seeks Creative Student Entries for 2018 “ScholarTrips” Contest
October 4, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Introduces AI to Drive Personalization in “Fusion CORE” Ancillary Revenue Platform
October 3, 2018


› Half of Americans Haven’t Had a Week-long Vacation in More Than a Year
September 27, 2018


› Flywire and Allianz Global Assistance Announce Partnership to Manage and Protect College Students’ Tuition Payments
September 24, 2018


› Self-driving Cars Hit a Speedbump; Interest in Autonomous Vehicle Technology Slows Down
September 19, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Awarded ASTA 2018 Travel Insurance Partner of the Year
September 7, 2018


› Americans Experiencing a Vacation Deficit are More Likely to Show Signs of Moderate to Severe Depression
August 31, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Launches SmartBenefits That Pay Customers in Real Time for Flight Delays
August 24, 2018


› Generation X More Likely to Overspend on Vacation than Baby Boomers and Millennials
August 6, 2018


› Parents Growing Less Confident in Students’ Ability to Finish College; Families Worry About Financial Blow from Temporary Withdrawal
July 23, 2018


› Fewer Americans Consider Traveling to Cuba This Year
July 19, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Named Travel Insurance Partner of the Year by TRAVELSAVERS
July 19, 2018


› Millennials Most Likely to Post Deceptive Vacation Photos to Make Social Media Followers Jealous
July 13, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Named Best Travel Insurance Company in 2018 TravelAge West WAVE Awards
July 13, 2018


› Allianz Worldwide Partners Changes Name to Allianz Partners
July 12, 2018


› Paying for College: Students are Saving More and Parents Less; Both Worry About Family Emergencies that Could Lead to Withdrawal
June 29, 2018


› Reykjavik Rises, Barcelona Slips, and Nice Rebounds as Top European Summer Travel Destinations in 2018
May 31, 2018


› Cancun Remains Popular, Puerto Rico Begins Recovery Among American Travelers this Summer, Despite Recent Travel Advisory and Hurricane Setbacks
May 16, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Top Customer Service Excellence Awards
May 16, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Partners with American Queen Steamboat Co. for Cruise Travel Insurance
May 1, 2018


› Allianz Worldwide Partners USA Grows Revenue by 30% to Reach $954 Million
April 23, 2018


› AGA Recognized for Outstanding PR and Marketing Programs at HSMAI 2017 Adrian Awards
March 7, 2018


› Spring Break Travelers Choose Mexico and Orlando as the Top Travel Destinations
February 28, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Takes Gold in Customer Service
February 27, 2018


› Americans Avoiding 2018 Winter Olympics Due to Travel Cost and Safety Concerns Over North Korea 
February 6, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Announces the Premiere of New Web Series "The Layovers," Starring Travel Experts Lee Abbamonte + Johnny Jet 
February 6, 2018


› Americans Rank New York City and Cancun as 2018's Top Valentine's Day Destinations 
February 6, 2018


› Pablow Partners with Allianz Global Assistance USA to Offer Car Rental Insurance Through P’teet 
February 6, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Gold in the 2018 Travvy Awards 
February 6, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Partners with New York Road Runners for Race Entry Fee Insurance 
January 16, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Partners with My Online Camp for Camp Registration Insurance 
January 16, 2018


› Allianz Global Assistance Announces Winners of its Annual “ScholarTrips” Scholarship Program 
January 15, 2018

2017 Press Releases 

›Allianz Global Assistance Wins Best Insurance Provider at Travel Weekly’s 2017 Readers Choice Awards 
December 18, 2017


›American Travelers Deem New York City and Cancun Top Holiday Vacation Destinations 
December 12, 2017


›Allianz Global Assistance Wins Customer Experience Excellence Award 
December 8, 2017


›Allianz Worldwide Partners Releases Reports on Customer Experience and Travel Protection Technologies 
December 8, 2017


›Allianz Global Assistance Releases Upgraded TravelSmart Mobile App 
November 30, 2017


›Americans Regain Confidence in Paris for 2017 Holiday Travel Season, While Fewer are Making Their Way to the United Kingdom 
November 29, 2017


›Creatures of Habit: New York City and Cancun Rank as Top Thanksgiving Destinations for Americans for the Third Year in a Row 
November 20, 2017


›Americans are Pro-Connectivity, Even in One of the Few Places Left to Power Down 
November 12, 2017


›Allianz Worldwide Partners Donates to Local and National Charities 
October 31, 2017


›Half of College-bound Families Unable to Save for Tuition Despite Seeing Value 
October 25, 2017


›Allianz Worldwide Partners Launches New State of the Art “Fusion CORE” Ancillary Revenue Optimization Platform 
October 24, 2017


›Allianz Global Assistance Named Insurance Partner of the Year at 2017 Ensemble Travel Group Awards 
October 24, 2017


›Allianz Global Assistance Launches 2017 “ScholarTrips” Contest
October 9, 2017


›How Millennials Are Changing The Way We All Travel: Working Harder. Spending Less. Sharing More. And Driving Industry Innovation 
October 5, 2017


›Allianz Global Assistance Wins Five National Travel Industry Awards 
September 12, 2017


›Allianz Global Assistance Sponsors National Geographic's “Ultimate Journeys for Two: Extraordinary Destinations on Every Continent" Book Launch 
September 11, 2017


›The Vacation Shame Game is Keeping American Millennials from Taking Paid Time Off 
August 24, 2017


›10 Tips from a Former Trauma Nurse for Travelers Consuming Alcohol Overseas 
August 21, 2017


› Half of Students Entering College Worry They Won’t Graduate 
August 2, 2017


› Half of Americans Plan to Use Sharing Economy Services Like Airbnb, Uber and Lyft for Summer Travel in 2017 
July 28, 2017


› Strong 2016 Results: Allianz Worldwide Partners on Track to Meet Ambitious 2020 Objectives 
July 21, 2017


› Americans to Top $100 Billion in Vacation Spending This Summer 
July 5, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Named Best Travel Insurance Company in 2017 Travel Age West Wave Awards 
June 20, 2017


› Allianz Travel Insurance Vacation Confidence Index Reveals Many Americans Wary of Self-Driving Cars 
June 19, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Joins Forces with Mastercard to Make Claim Payments in Real Time 
June 9, 2017


› London and Paris Show Resilience with American Travelers in the Face of Terrorism and the U.S. Department of State's Travel Alert to Europe 
May 31, 2017


› Allianz Worldwide Partners Recognized for Outstanding Public Relations Programs at the 70th Virginia Public Relations Awards 
May 17, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Review Finds that Orlando and Cancun are the Most Popular Places to Travel this Summer 
May 12, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Recognized For Outstanding Customer Service
May 4, 2017


› Allianz Expands Tuition Protection Offerings to Colleges and Universities
May 2, 2017


› A Year Later: Fewer Americans are Considering Travel to Cuba
May 2, 2017


› Allianz Worldwide Partners Seeks to Hire Nearly 90 Associates
March 30, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Launches Innovation Initiatives to Make Claim Payments Faster and More Flexible
March 24, 2017


› Safety Concerns and Disinterest in On-Shore Destinations are Top Reasons That More Than One-Third of Americans Prefer to Stay on Ship During a Cruise
March 24, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Silver in 11th Annual Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service
March 1, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Joins The Tourism Cares Community
March 1, 2017


› Allianz Worldwide Partners Recognized for Outstanding Public Relations Programs at the 60th Annual HSMAI Adrian Awards
February 24, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Review Finds That Americans Are Planning Trips to Orlando and Cancun For Spring Break
February 24, 2017


› Havana Makes Top Valentine's Day Destinations List for First Time Since the Easing of Travel Restrictions to Cuba
February 10, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Gold in The 2017 Travvy Awards
February 2, 2017


› Allianz Foundation for North America Provides $50,000 Grant to Greater Richmond Fit4Kids
February 1, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Announces Winners of its “ScholarTrips” Scholarship Program
January 31, 2017


› Washington, D.C. to Experience a 222 Percent Daily Increase in Visitors on Days Surrounding the 2017 Presidential Inauguration
January 17, 2017


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Best Insurance Provider at Travel Weekly’s 2016 Readers Choice Awards
January 4, 2017

2016 Press Releases 

› Allianz Worldwide Partners Names Matthias Wuensche as Director, Global Market Management and Innovation
December 7, 2016


› Franck Pivert is Appointed Director of Direct & Digital Solutions for Allianz Worldwide Partners
December 7, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Sponsors Travel Trivia on CNN Airport Network
December 5, 2016


› Christmas in the City: Americans are Heading to New York and London This Holiday Season
December 6, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Partners with GradGuard for Tuition Insurance
December 5, 2016


› Year of Uncertainty Impacts Travel to Paris Amid Modest Travel Growth to Europe
December 1, 2016


› Thanksgiving Travel Outlook: Big Apple and Cancun are Top Destinations for Americans
November 22, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Launches AgentMax Online Enhancements
November 3, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Ensemble Recognition
November 2, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Travel Insurance Products Now Available on
October 20, 2016


› Allianz Worldwide Partners Presents the Latest Mobility Trends
October 18, 2016


› Allianz Worldwide Partners Provides Grants to Richmond Non-Profits
October 14, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Releases Enhanced TravelSmart App
October 12, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Launches 2016 “Scholartrips” Contest
October 10, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Partners with IRONMAN for Race Registration Insurance
October 7, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Adds Two District Directors
October 3, 2016


› Zika Virus Takes a Bite Out of Americans' Vacation Plans to Florida with Travelers Planning Flights to Miami Dropping by Almost 30 Percent
September 28, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Wins Two National Travel Industry Awards
September 14, 2016


› Allianz Worldwide Partners Raises Minimum Pay Rate to $15 Per Hour for Richmond Call-Center Associates
September 12, 2016


› If you are going to catch’em all, catch’em safely urges Allianz Worldwide Partners
August 26, 2016


› More Than 170 Million Americans Haven't Taken a Vacation in the Last Year
August 23, 2016


› Five Money-saving Tips for Students Heading to College
August 22, 2016


› Number One Stress Inducer: Saving Enough for College, Per Financial Advisors
August 15, 2016


› Allianz Travel Insurance Products Available in Washington State
August 5, 2016


› Americans Concern Over Zika Impacts Olympic Travel Plans
July 27, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Launches Robust New Website
July 26, 2016


› Allianz Travel Insurance Sharing Economy Index Reveals Twice as Many Americans to Use Hybrid Market for Summer Travel in 2016  
July 25, 2016


› Summer 2016 Vacation Spend Jumps $5 Billion to Reach $90 Billion
June 30, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Signs on as Gold Sponsor of American Marketing Association-Richmond
June 16, 2016


› Allianz Worldwide Partners: Double Digit Growth in 2015 and a 10 billion euros Ambition for 2020
May 31, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Releases Enhanced TravelSmart Mobile App
May 23, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Named Preferred Travel Insurance Provider of Hickory Global Partners
May 10, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Takes Gold in Customer Service
May 6, 2016


› “ScholarTrips” Winners Announced by Allianz Global Assistance
February 1, 2016


› Allianz Global Assistance Receives Gold Trophy in the 2016 Travvy Awards
January 13, 2016