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UNIGLOBE Travel launches CAP to enhance safety and security for travelers
Two companies, each with a sprawling global footprint, are now offering unprecedented travel convenience and protection to leisure and business travelers. UNIGLOBE Travel Management Companies will now offer Crisis Assistance Plus (CAP™) as a part of their Travel Risk Management Program. A signature product of FocusPoint International, CAP™ is today’s most comprehensive travel assistance membership program available to individual and corporate travelers alike. Under this preferred supplier relationship, UNIGLOBE leisure customers will be able to add CAP™ at the time of booking online. UNIGLOBE corporate customers can elect to add short-term CAP™ protection or purchase annual memberships for their travelers.
“UNIGLOBE Travel can now integrate CAP ™ into the travel experience at the point of booking,” says Greg Pearson, President and CEO of FocusPoint. “Travelers can seek advice if necessary and coordinated in-country assistance for a wide array of health, safety, and security-related travel risks. CAP™ demonstrates the social responsibility and duty-of-care commitment of Travel Management Companies such as UNIGLOBE Travel, and we’re pleased to introduce our fully-funded travel assistance solution into their ecosystem.”
“UNIGLOBE Travel entered into this relationship to enhance the travel experience of our customers as it relates to safety and security during the travel experience,” says Martin Charlwood, President, UNIGLOBE Travel International. “The CAP memberships stand out because they provide us the visibility we need and the protection our customers have come to expect.”
As a low-cost and fully-funded membership program, CAP™ is an affordable enhancement to any insurance plan contemplated by business and leisure travelers. Key benefits provided at no additional cost include:
• 24/7, 365-day access to security, crisis, and medical professionals to seek advice and assistance.
• Immediate medical attention up to and including evacuation to a home hospital of choice.
• Crisis response up to and including shelter in place and evacuations for incidents such as terrorism, criminal violence, political threats, and social unrest, kidnap for ransom, extortion, natural disasters, or a pandemic outbreak.
• For more information on the travel assistance benefits available through CAP™, click here.