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Travel Insured Wins 2019 Gold Travel Weekly Magellan Award

by Travel Insured | Sep 30, 2019

Travel Insured International, a leading travel insurance provider,is pleased to announce that they won a 2019 Gold Magellan Award from Travel Weekly. Travel Insured won the award within the “Online Travel Services Marketing-Website” category with their entry “Travel Insured Redesigns the Online Customer Experience.” The entry outlined the company’s massive website redesign. The initiative was fueled by Travel Insured’s goals to make the customer journey seamless, focusing on mobile-friendliness, and adding several self-serving features. This not only nurtures current partner relationships, but also fosters customer relationships encouraging continued market competitiveness. 

With entries from across the U.S. and around the world, the Magellan Award winners represent the best in travel industry and salute the outstanding travel professionals behind it all. The Magellan Awards honor outstanding design, marketing and services in a broad range of industry segments including Hospitality, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators and Ground Transportation.

“Magellan winners are those in the industry who communicate travel’s promise, through words, images and design, in ways that ring true and stand out,” said Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly. “They create the environments and craft the messages that spark travelers’ imaginations.”

The Magellan Awards are judged and overseen by a one-of-a-kind panel of top travel professionals representing the best names and most accomplished leaders from the industry. In determining winners, entries do not compete with one another, instead they are judged against a standard of excellence based on the long experience of Travel Weekly. To uphold this high standard of excellence, a category may have multiple winners, or may have no winners at all.

For a complete list of silver and gold winners, please visit www.travelweeklyawards.com.

About Travel Weekly:

Travel Weekly is the most influential provider of news, research, opinion and analysis to the North American travel trade marketplace. It reaches a broad industry audience in print, online and with face-to-face events throughout the year. Travel Weekly is a division of Secaucus, New Jersey based Northstar Travel Media, the largest travel business-to-business travel publisher in the world.

About Travel Insured:

Founded in 1994 by Peter Gehris, Travel Insured International is one of the leading travel insurance providers, offering the highest quality worldwide travel protection for over 25 years. Travel Insured maintains relationships with specialty travel providers and tour operators, as well as provides 24/7 customer assistance, every day of the year. In 2015, Travel Insured was acquired by Crum & Forster, whose parent company is Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.

Crum & Forster is a leading national property and casualty insurer, providing specialty and standard commercial lines insurance and reinsurance products through its admitted and surplus lines insurance companies.  Founded in 1822, C&F is one of the oldest insurance companies in the United States, and today has over 2300 employees in nearly 50 locations conducting business through a network of independent agents, brokers and wholesalers from Property to Pet, Cyber to Travel, and almost everything in between.  The qualities and capabilities of Crum & Forster demonstrate its philosophy of building long-term partnerships and providing alternative solutions in an ever-changing insurance market.  Crum & Forster is part of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, a holding company based in Toronto, Canada which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and the associated investment management.


Insurance benefits in the plans are subject to limitations and exclusions, including an exclusion for pre‑existing conditions.

This website contains highlights of the plans, which include insurance benefits underwritten by the United States Fire Insurance Company, Home Office: 305 Madison Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960, Administrative Office: 5 Christopher Way, 2nd Floor, Eatontown, NJ 07724. United States Fire Insurance Company is currently authorized to transact business in all states and the District of Columbia. NAIC No. 21113. The plans also contain non‑insurance Travel Assistance Services provided by C&F Services through Active Claims Management (2018) Inc., operating as Active Care Management. The Crum & Forster group of companies is rated A (Excellent) by AM Best 2018. C&F and Crum & Forster are registered trademarks of United States Fire Insurance Company. Coverages may vary and not all coverage is available in all jurisdictions. In most states, your travel retailer is not a licensed insurance producer/agent, and cannot evaluate, interpret, or answer technical questions about the technical terms, benefits, exclusions, and conditions of our plans or evaluate the adequacy of your existing insurance coverage. Your travel retailer may provide general information about the plans offered, including a description of the coverage and price. The purchase of travel insurance is not required in order to purchase any other product or service from your travel retailer. California license #0I13223, 855 Winding Brook Drive, Glastonbury, CT 06033. CA DOI toll free number: 800-927-4357. MD Insurance Administration: 800-492-6116 or 410-468-2340. Individuals looking to obtain additional information regarding the features and pricing of each travel plan component, please contact Travel Insured at 855-752-8303 or customercare@travelinsured.com.