|[March 14, 2012]
Allianz Global Assistance USA Extends Partnership with Travel Social Network Tripatini.com
RICHMOND, Va. & MIAMI --(Business Wire)--
Global Assistance USA, a leading travel insurance and assistance
provider, and Tripatini.com,
dubbed "The World's Smartest Travel Social Network", introduced two
promotions including a "Tweet
This" sweepstakes, which begins today and runs through March 20,
Participants in the sweepstakes must become followers of Allianz Global
Assistance USA (@AllianzTravelUS)
and Tripatini.com (@Tripatini),
then post a tweet (or retweet) with the below message and elements. A
winner will be selected at random and will receive a new Kindle Fire.
"#Travel #insurance giant Access America is now Allianz Global
Assistance! @AllianzTravelUS @Tripatini #LaunchAllianzTravel."
Another contest called "Travel Insurance (Would've) Saved the Day" will
be live on Tripatini.com from March 26 to April 8.* Open to the general
public, travel media and travel professionals, participants will be able
to, in 500 words or less, share a story illustrating how travel
insurance did or would've saved their travel plans. The grand prize
winner will receive a Kindle Fire, which can be used to book and plan
future vacations, as well as assist and entertain during travel. Full
details on the contest will be available on March 26 by visiting www.tripatini.com/group/allianz-global-assistance.
These promotions are just two of the ways in which Tripatini.com and
Allianz Global Assistance USA continue to extend the partnershp they
initially launched in 2011. The brands also joined forces to host an
event for influential media on March 1 in New York City. Co-hosted by
travel expert Pauline Frommer, the event celebrated Access America's
rebranding to Allianz Travel Insurance and served as a forum to discuss
the increasingly topical subject of travel insurance. Prizes were given
away throughout the evening, with one lucky winner taking home two
roundtrip international tickets, courtesy of Iberia Airlines.
"We value our partnership with Tripatini.com and look forward to working
on additional joint initiatives that communicate the benefits of travel
insurance to a highly targeted and engaged audience of travel
enthusiasts and journalists," said Daniel Durazo, director of
communications for Allianz Global Assistance USA.
"Tripatini.com is honored to continue our association with Allianz
Global Assistance USA both because of its sterling reputation as a
company, and our belief that travel insurance is more beneficial than
ever in these uncertain times," said David Paul Appell, CEO of Tripatini.
For more information about Allianz Travel Insurance, visit http://www.allianztravelinsurance.com/,
like us on Facebook (News - Alert) at Facebook.com/AllianzTravelInsuranceUS
or visit us on YouTube (News - Alert) at www.youtube.com/AllianzTravelUS.
For more information on Tripatini, visit Tripatini.com.
*Rules, limitations and restrictions apply. For a full list of rules and
restrictions for these promotions please visit the "Tweet
This" sweepstakes rules and "Travel
Insurance (Would've) Saved the Day" rules pages. Void where
prohibited. These promotions are not intended to be an inducement to
Allianz Global Assistance USA
Allianz Global Assistance USA is a leading consumer specialty insurance
and assistance company with operation centers in 28 countries. Allianz
Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) insures 13 million customers
and is best known for its Allianz Travel Insurance plans.
In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance offers event
ticket protection and unique 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.
For more information about Allianz Global Assistance USA, please visit allianzassistance.com.
Dubbed "The world's smartest travel social network", Tripatini.com is an
online social community and group blog that differs from other travel
social networks in promoting direct access to thousands of travel
journalists and industry professionals from nearly 200 countries on
every continent, including hotels/resorts, airlines, cruise lines,
national and local tourism boards, car rental companies, and more.
Forums such as "Ask A Travel Pro" and hundreds of others allow travelers
to get specifically tailored advice from experts, and allows the
professionals to promote their services, destinations, and reporting
directly to the traveling public. For testimonials, backgrounders, video
clips and other information, check the Tripatini
media room or contact José Balido.
"Kindle Fire" is a registered trademark of Amazon Technologies, Inc.
Amazon Technologies, Inc. is not affiliated with and does not sponsor or
endorse any of the above parties or promotions.
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