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Feb 06, 2020, 14:00 ET Domestic 'Baecations' Heat Up For American Travelers This Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day travel is up 22% over last year according to Allianz Global Assistance's latest survey, which found that New York City and Cancun...


Oct 24, 2019, 14:16 ET Allianz Partners Honored as Gold Level Award Winner in 2019 Stevie® Awards for Great Employers

For the second year in a row, Henrico-based Allianz Partners has won a Gold Stevie® Award in the Insurance category in the fourth annual Stevie...


Oct 10, 2019, 13:28 ET Allianz Global Assistance is the Most Honored Travel Protection Provider at the 2019 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards

Allianz Global Assistance, a leading distributor of travel protection products and services, has won five trophies, the most of any travel insurance...


Aug 22, 2019, 08:20 ET Half Of Working Americans Would Lie About Cell Reception And Wi-Fi Access To Avoid Work Calls And Email On Vacation

Little white lies about Wi-Fi are acceptable to half (49%) of working Americans avoiding checking into the office while on vacation, according to the ...


Jul 30, 2019, 08:25 ET Half Of Americans Would Take A Job With No Paid Time Off For A Higher Salary

Half (49 percent) of working Americans would accept a job with no vacation time if they were paid more, according to the 11th annual Vacation...


Jul 17, 2019, 08:10 ET More Than One-Third Of Americans Have Not Taken A Vacation In Over Two Years

Over a third (36 percent) of Americans took their last vacation more than two years ago, and over half (51 percent) have not vacationed in more than...


Jun 26, 2019, 08:00 ET Allianz Global Assistance Named Best Travel Insurance Company In 2019 Travelage West Wave Awards

Allianz Global Assistance, a leading travel insurance and assistance* company, has been named Best Travel Insurance Company in the 2019 TravelAge...


Jun 24, 2019, 07:48 ET Americans' Summer Vacation Spending Expected to Hit Record $101.7 Billion in 2019

Americans are planning to spend more on their summer vacations this year than they have in at least a decade. Allianz Global Assistance's 11th annual ...


May 07, 2019, 14:22 ET UK Destinations Top Americans' European Summer Travel List, Paris Prevails And Iceland Holds Steady

For the fifth year running, London and Paris are the two most popular summer destinations for Americans traveling to Europe. Great Britain's capital...


Apr 02, 2019, 08:20 ET Americans' Interest In Cuba On The Decline, Even As Havana Celebrates Its 500th Anniversary

Cuba saw a 33 percent decline in overnight visitors from the U.S. from 2017 to 20181, and a recent annual survey* by leading travel insurance and...


Mar 12, 2019, 08:10 ET Coachella Draws Nearly Twice As Many Air Travelers As Other Music Festivals

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival®, more widely known as Coachella®, is bringing in 46 percent more travelers by air than South by Southwest®...


Feb 28, 2019, 08:40 ET Allianz Global Assistance Wins Seven Stevie® Awards for Sales and Customer Service

Allianz Global Assistance USA, a leading consumer specialty insurance company, announced it has been awarded seven Stevie® Awards, including five for ...


Feb 27, 2019, 08:42 ET Puerto Rico Returns To Top Spring Break Destinations For First Time Since Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico has officially made a comeback, with enough Americans traveling there to earn it the fifth most popular spot on the Top International...


Feb 25, 2019, 08:40 ET Allianz, Ford, Marriott, Uber Win 2019 Customer Service Award

Allianz, Ford, Marriott, and Uber have won top honors in the 2019 Elliott Advocacy Readers' Choice Customer Service Awards, an annual recognition of...


Feb 06, 2019, 08:42 ET Lovebirds Fly To NYC And Los Angeles For Valentine's Day

New York City and Cancun reign supreme as the most popular domestic and international romantic destinations for Valentine's Day travel in 2019, with...


Dec 20, 2018, 14:42 ET Allianz Global Assistance Wins Best Insurance Provider at Travel Weekly's 2018 Readers Choice Awards

Allianz Global Assistance, a leading travel insurance and assistance company, won Best Insurance Provider during Travel Weekly's 16th annual Readers...


Dec 12, 2018, 08:40 ET Holiday Travel Increases Fifteen Percent, While Puerto Rico Makes A Comeback

According to Allianz Global Assistance's 2018 Top Holiday Destinations Report, American travel increased 15 percent this holiday season over last...


Dec 10, 2018, 08:45 ET More Than 30 Percent Of Americans Have Never Traveled Solo

Despite much buzz around the solo travel trend, 30.4 percent of Americans say they have never traveled alone. And those who have are more than five...


Nov 15, 2018, 07:45 ET Holiday Travel To Europe Up More Than 20 Percent, With Lisbon Experiencing A 103 Percent Increase

Americans continue to view Europe as a preferred holiday travel destination, according to travel destination data collected and analyzed by Allianz...


Nov 12, 2018, 08:40 ET Mexico Dominates International Thanksgiving Destinations For Americans This Year As Travel Jumps By Eight Percent

More Americans are traveling for Thanksgiving than ever, according to Allianz Global Assistance's Top 10 Thanksgiving Destination Index, which saw an ...


Oct 22, 2018, 12:23 ET Allianz Global Assistance Wins Six National Travel Industry Awards

Allianz Global Assistance USA, a leading distributor of travel protection products and services*, was honored with six 2018 Magellan Awards from...


Oct 02, 2018, 09:08 ET Allianz Global Assistance Seeks Creative Student Entries for 2018 "ScholarTrips" Contest

Unearth treasures with Lara Croft (Tomb Raider) from the Egyptian pyramids to the ruins of ancient civilizations in Cambodia. Or befriend Harry...


Sep 26, 2018, 09:05 ET Half of Americans Haven't Had a Week-Long Vacation in More Than a Year

Half (51%) of Americans haven't had a vacation in more than a year, including four in ten (38%, up a point from last year) who say it's been more...


Sep 20, 2018, 08:38 ET Flywire and Allianz Global Assistance Announce Partnership to Manage and Protect College Students' Tuition Payments

Flywire and Allianz Global Assistance today announced a new partnership that mutually benefits higher education institutions and their students by...


Sep 18, 2018, 08:26 ET Self-Driving Cars Hit A Speedbump, Interest In Autonomous Vehicle Technology Slows Down

Less than half of Americans (43 percent) are interested in utilizing self-driving cars, down from 53 percent last year, according to the fourth...