WARWICK, R.I., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Evans has been elected President of the US Travel Insurance Association (UStiA) for the 2015-2016 term. The UStiA is a non-profit association of insurance carriers, third-party administrators, insurance agencies and related businesses involved in the development, administration and marketing of travel insurance and travel assistance products.
Evans is a nationally recognized insurance expert with over 30 years of industry experience. He previously served numerous roles at the UStiA including Conference Committee Chair, Technology Reporting Chair and Board Member.
"I am proud to have the opportunity to lead the UStiA. One of my primary goals will be to increase the overall awareness of travel insurance in the US," said Evans. "I look forward to collaborating with the members of the UStiA to help strengthen our mission to foster ethical and professional standards of industry conduct, cultivate effective state and federal government relations, and educate consumers."
In addition to his association responsibilities, Evans is the Executive Vice President of InsureMyTrip, an online comparison website providing travel insurance plans from the leading US travel insurance providers.
UStiA promotes fairness, integrity and a commitment to excellence in the travel insurance industry. With a mission to educate the public on travel insurance while maintaining high industry standards, UStiA is a non-profit association of insurance carriers and allied businesses involved in the development, administration and marketing of travel insurance and assistance services. Travel insurance is available from travel agencies, airlines, tour operators, hotels and resorts, and insurance brokers as well as through the Internet.
For more information and a listing of UStiA members, visit www.ustia.org. Videos explaining travel insurance and medical evacuation are available by visiting the UStiA YouTube channel or by keying in ustravelinsurance on YouTube.
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