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Hickory Global Partners Names FocusPoint International As New Strategic Partner


Hickory Global Partners, a leading travel management services company, providing innovative service, distribution and technologies to its network of travel agency and supplier partners and FocusPoint International, a leading independent global risk consultancy, announced a strategic partnership. Under the agreement, Hickory Global Partners will offer FocusPoint’s Crisis Assistance Plus (CAP™) & CAP™+ Medical travel assistance solution to their travel management company members.

“We are thrilled to have FocusPoint International as our newest preferred partner,” said Chris Dane, President of Hickory Global Partners. “Our agency and corporate travel department membership will now be able to provide their clients a greater piece-of-mind when traveling. To be able to be proactive and inform, advise and assist our travelers in any type of travel risk and/or medical situation that may impact them is invaluable,” continued Dane.

“The relationship with Chris and his team at Hickory Global Partners is a testament to nexus between comprehensive travel management services and travel risk management solutions," said Greg Pearson, CEO of FocusPoint International. "I’m delighted to partner with Hickory Global Partners and look forward to integrating CAP™ into their ecosystem”, added Pearson.

Crisis Assistance Plus (CAP™) & CAP™ + Medical

FocusPoint’s CAP™ membership provides corporate travelers with fully funded coverage for 14 medical assistance benefits and 10 non-medical crisis assistance services – all without any out-of-pocket expenses to the traveler or an up-charge to the company.

About HICKORY - Hickory Global Partners, an INTRAVEL Company

HICKORY’s unique approach focuses on return on investment for agency and supplier partners alike, guaranteeing them a positive ROI. Its visionary hotel incentive program, a robust and one-of-a-kind air program, a car rental program, and 24/7 support products make HICKORY an important strategic partner to travel agencies. Proprietary, innovative tools designed to share data with agency partners enable agencies to make better, faster decisions – thus driving more revenue. Supplier partners benefit from measurable results and extensive distribution and marketing opportunities across the HICKORY global network, while Hotel partners gain access to a reporting platform that illustrates booking trends across the HICKORY agency network. For more information, please visit http://www.HickoryTravel.com.

About FocusPoint International http://www.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, medical and travel security assistance solution available in the market today.