"As a preferred partner, Allianz Global Assistance will provide our agents with global assistance, education on the types of travel insurance products available to cover their client’s trip, and an attractive level of commission.." Brian Albano, CCRA
Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) August 15, 2016
CCRA is proud to name Allianz Global Assistance USA, a leading provider of travel and specialty insurance*, as a preferred travel insurance provider. This “Preferred Partnership” will expand the options that CCRA members have when offering travel insurance to their clients, making it possible for them to take advantage of the travel insurance products that Allianz Global Assistance offers. Initial activity for this partnership is expected to begin in August.
“As a preferred partner, Allianz Global Assistance will provide our agents with global assistance, education on the types of travel insurance products available to cover their client’s trip, and an attractive level of commission,” says Brian Albano, Director of the Global Partner Network for CCRA. “CCRA is excited to offer a new option with preferred benefits to its agents when they are shopping for travel insurance.”
This announcement comes at a very exciting time for CCRA, which will be rolling out the partnership at their upcoming conference, PowerSolutions Live, in Chicago on August 18th. Betsy Riggs, Business Development Manager for Allianz Global Assistance, will be the Guest Speaker for the event, discussing how travel agents can overcome the biggest challenges for 2016. Along with learning about the new and exciting partnership with Allianz Global Assistance, attendees will also have the opportunity to network with other travel professionals and featured suppliers. Agents can register at https://pschicago.eventbrite.com.
Some of the Allianz Global Assistance products that CCRA members will be able to offer to their clients include coverage for trip cancellation, trip interruption, travel delays, baggage delays and loss, as well as for medical and dental emergencies and 24/7 travel assistance for travelers who may need help.
“We’re pleased to partner with CCRA on offering our travel insurance products to their members and clients,” says Suzanne Lustig, Director of National Accounts at Allianz Global Assistance USA. “Protecting clients’ travel investments with trip insurance is critical, especially during a time when so much is happening in the world. We’re happy that CCRA clients will now have access to our great products and award-winning service.”
Based in Ft. Worth, Texas, CCRA Travel Commerce Network is a global hub for travel technology, marketing, accreditation and education. For over forty years, CCRA has connected travel professionals and suppliers with the products and services they need to drive revenue, relationships and brand recognition in the travel marketplace. From the TRUE accreditation and coding system to hotels, air, call center services and more, CCRA is truly where the travel industry connects. For more information, visit http://www.ccra.com.
About Allianz Global Assistance:
Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company. They provide insurance to 21 million customers annually and are best known for their Allianz Travel Insurance plans.
In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection and endurance events, conference registration protection 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 health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and credit card companies.
To learn more about Allianz Travel Insurance plans please visit allianztravelinsurance.com or Like them on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllianzTravelInsuranceUS
CCRA’s Media Contact:
Vice President, Marketing
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- - 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, depending on state of residence. Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company. 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. Non-insurance benefits/products are provided and serviced by AGA Service Company.