Crystal Names Allianz Global Assistance As Exclusive Insurance Provider

Bruce Parkinson, Open Jaw

Crystal has announced a partnership with Allianz Global Assistance to provide travel protection to its guests.

“We understand that sometimes, unfortunate and unexpected events can disrupt travellers’ vacations, regardless of how much planning is done. In these instances, it is important to us that our guests feel cared for and that their investment is protected to the greatest extent possible,” said Tom Wolber, Crystal’s President and CEO. 

“Allianz is renowned throughout the industry as the top service provider for travel insurance, and they share our dedication to providing a superior standard of service to each traveller.”

Guests booking a Crystal voyage can choose a travel protection plan through Allianz to safeguard against certain travel disruptions. In the case of covered medical emergencies, travellers have access to 24-7 global assistance, primary medical insurance and evacuation anywhere in the world to ensure quality medical care at the nearest appropriate facility, as well as transportation home.

“We are honoured to be the exclusive travel insurance provider for Crystal,” said Mike Nelson, President of Allianz Global Assistance USA and CEO of Global Travel Insurance, Allianz Partners. 

“Travelling with the world’s most awarded luxury cruise line merits the gold standard in travel protection, allowing discerning travellers to explore the world with peace of mind that their health and financial wellbeing are protected.”

Bruce Parkinson

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