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Deem Partners with FocusPoint International to Provide Travel Assistance

San Francisco, California, Aug. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Deem, a leading mobile and cloud technology provider for the business travel industry, announced an expanded partnership with FocusPoint International to integrate their travel assistance membership Crisis Assistance Plus (CAP™) into Deem’s Work Fource. More than 35,000 corporations and travel management companies around the world use Deem’s Work Fource to book travel online.

“With business travel projected to reach $1.6 trillion by 2020, it is imperative corporations embrace duty of care solutions for their traveling workforce,” said John F. Rizzo, President and Chief Operating Officer, Deem. “Travel managers can rest easy knowing their travelers are using a powerful safety and security tool like CAP™.”

CAP™ memberships include access to the most up to date destination-based health, safety and security information; itinerary-based traveler tracking; on-demand access to travel security and medical specialists; and in-country assistance encompassing the complete spectrum of health, safety, and security-related perils, up to and including physical evacuations for no additional cost to the member.

“The implementation of CAP™ into Deem’s Work Fource travel software platform signifies DEEM’s sincere dedication to providing their clients with the highest quality of safety and security,” said Greg Pearson, President and CEO of FocusPoint.

CAP™ members are fully covered for an array of security and medical related incidents from terrorism, violent crime, and political threat to medical coverages such as evacuation to a home hospital of choice.

“Developing this strategic partnership with FocusPoint to offer CAP™ travel assistance memberships with our clients conveys our understanding of the heightened geopolitical uncertainties travelers face and the need for a comprehensive duty of care plan,” said Mike Daly, Vice President Travel and Car Services. “It presents millions of travelers with the most comprehensive travel assistance coverage in the market.”

“CAP™ is not insurance, but rather an enhancement to any insurance plan contemplated by business travelers,” said Pearson. “Benefits are provided at no additional cost."

For more information on the travel assistance benefits available through CAP™, click here: https://workfource.deem.com/focuspoint

About DEEM deem.com

The most difficult part of any business trip is too often the trip itself. It shouldn’t be. Deem makes it painless for the traveler to get down to business without distraction, simpler for the travel manager and management company to keep track of all the moving parts, and easier for partners to get the information they need to stay competitive.

The Deem Work Fource platform is designed for the entire business travel ecosystem using machine learning, AI and predictive analytics. Deem’s suite of tools range from a dynamic traveler booking platform, travel manager cost controls, travel agency service technology and supplier revenue opportunities, including the world’s largest car service affiliate network and operator solutions.

Deem’s Work Fource Platform services more than 35,000 corporate customers in 61 countries, speaking 15+ languages - including the world’s largest travel management companies. The company, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with offices in Bangalore, India, is backed by leading venture capital funds, as well as corporate and private equity investors.

About FocusPoint focuspointintl.com

FocusPoint International is a global risk consultancy that specializes in the full provision of travel risk management and crisis response services for business travelers, leisure travelers, and dispersed assets. FocusPoint’s flagship product CAP™ is the most comprehensive, low cost medical and travel security assistance solution available in the market today.