Travel Insurance and Assistance Company Recognized for Seventh consecutive YearRICHMOND (Va.), Dec. 19, 2022/PRNewswire/ -- Allianz Partners USA, a leading provider of travel insurance and assistance, was awarded the Best Insurance Provider award at the 20th Annual Readers Choice Awards, held at The American Museum of Natural History on 12/14. Travel Weekly is the leading business publication in the industry. It honors the best of travel, as voted by suppliers at its annual readers' choice awards. The 2022 awards program featured winners in 82 categories, including hotels, destinations, airlines, and cruise lines.
Richard Aquino, vice-president and head of sales at Allianz Partners USA, said, "This recognition by our peer and partner in the Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards was a true honour, especially as atop the Best Insurance Provider Category for the seventh consecutive year." We continue to offer industry-leading products as well as a high-quality service by listening to our customers. Allianz won the Best Insurance Provider award in 2018 when it was added to the Readers Choice Awards program. This category has been awarded seven times consecutively. Arnie Weissmann is Travel Weekly's editor-in-chief. "To be recognized by your peers as the best is the greatest honor you can receive," he said. Travel counselors, industry marketers executives, and CEOs of major travel companies are all among our readers - an elite group that is uniquely qualified to assess a wide range of nominees. Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards winners are those who have achieved the top and met the needs of travelers with the highest standards. These prestigious awards, which are widely recognized and coveted, are presented each year to industry suppliers who have led in service and product innovation over the past year. Open ballot voting took place during the summer. Travel Weekly readers were asked to submit the names of any company that best represents a specific category. The top vote-recipients were chosen as finalists. A second round of voting was held to determine the winners. Allianz Partners USA (AGA Service Company), which offers Allianz Travel-branded protection plans in the United States, serves millions of customers every year. The company provides travel protection as well as registration protection for endurance events, event ticket protection, and unique services like international medical assistance and concierge service. AGA Service Company operates as Allianz Global Assistance Insurance Agency (License #0B01400 in California and Massachusetts). Allianz Partners USA is a member of the Allianz Partners Group. Allianz Partners is a global leader in B2B2C assistance and insurance. They offer global solutions that include international assistance, life and travel insurances, as well as assistance and health insurance. Our innovative specialists are changing the way insurance services are delivered by providing high-tech, high touch products and solutions that go above traditional insurance. Our 19,400 employees are present in more than 75 countries and speak over 58,000,000 cases annually. They are also motivated to do everything possible to provide peace of mind for our customers all over the globe. All plans include Allianz Partners USA products. Terms, conditions and exclusions apply. Only residents of the United States can access plans. Some plans may not be available in all areas. The availability of coverage, including the covered reasons and epidemic-related benefits, varies from one product to another. Some products may not offer all the benefits and covered reasons listed here. All benefits are subjected to the maximum limits of liability. In some cases, sublimits or daily maximums may apply. Insurance coverage is provided by BCS Insurance Company (OH) Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace (IL), rated A (Excellent), by A.M. Best Co. under BCS Form Number. 52.201 series and 52.401 series, respectively, or Jefferson Insurance Company, NY, Administrative Office Richmond, VA), rated A+ (Superior), by A.M. Best Co. under Jefferson Form No. Depending on where you live, 101-C or 101-P series. A+ (Superior), and A (Excellent), respectively, are the highest of A.M. Best’s 13 Financial Strength Ratings. AGA Service Company, d/b/a Allianz Global Assistance, is licensed to produce and administer Allianz Travel-branded protection plans in the U.S. Allianz Global Assistance marks AGA Service Company and its affiliates. Allianz Global Assistance's affiliation with Jefferson Insurance Company shall not provide any advantage or special treatment to the insured. Plans include assistance services and insurance. Allianz Global Assistance provides non-insurance benefits/products and services them. SOURCE Allianz Partners