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Global collaboration creates safety in the unexpected
November 27th, 2019
Crisis Cover and FocusPoint International have joined forces to launch a new geolocation tracking, travel security and evacuation membership that offers travellers safety in the unexpected.
Crisis Cover Chief Executive Officer Carole Tokody said Crisis Cover complements travel insurance by covering gaps that traditional players are struggling to fill.
“Crisis Cover offers today’s tech-savvy travellers on-demand and easy access to immediate response services in an emergency.
“To deliver the membership, we’ve established a global partnership that combines our knowledge of the evolving needs of travellers with FocusPoint’s security and risk management expertise.
“The result is a powerful proposition for brands seeking to add value for their customers as well as improve their market share,” Ms Tokody said.
FocusPoint Co-founder, President and CEO Greg Pearson said the natural synergies and combined value proposition of Crisis Cover and FocusPoint made the decision to partner an easy one.
“FocusPoint is well known and respected as a duty of care provider in the corporate market, and we can see a growing demand for the firm’s travel risk management solution from the leisure market.
“Whether they’re on business or on holiday, travellers have heightened concerns about risks such as medical mishaps, terrorism and natural disasters that may disrupt their plans and threaten their personal safety.
“Across the globe, we have over 5,000 on-the-ground, multilingual medical, security and evacuation specialists ready to bring travellers to safety.
“By partnering with Crisis Cover, we significantly enhance our ability to reach leisure travellers. We will provide them with the same high calibre of connectivity, on-demand crisis consultation and coordinated in-country response services that our corporate customers rely on us for.
“Historically, our industry has been reactive, but we have to move with the market.
Today, leisure travellers are looking for ways to proactively look after their safety.
“With Crisis Cover, we give travellers information before they travel, stay in touch during their journey, and push relevant information and alerts to them as needed.
“If something does happen, we already have connectivity and provide simple, direct and immediate help,” Mr Pearson said.
ABOUT CRISIS COVER
In 2019, an agile and accomplished team of senior executives from leading global travel insurance companies founded Crisis Cover. Each leader shares a love of travel, extensive knowledge about the travel industry and a strong desire to improve the experience for all travellers.
Crisis Cover is a membership that aims to meet the evolving needs of travellers by offering geolocation tracking, travel safety, security and assistance service that addresses their concerns. Crisis Cover works in partnership with FocusPoint International to deliver this membership.
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ABOUT FOCUSPOINT INTERNATIONAL
FocusPoint International, Inc. (FocusPoint) is a bespoke advisory and professional services firm in the security and risk management space. Headquartered in the USA, the company has 19 offices on five continents and ground-truth capabilities in over 120 countries. FocusPoint provides a well-positioned, integrated suite of services and solutions that address the growing concern of blended threats, financial loss, mobility and reputational risks of multi-national corporations, government agencies, business and leisure travellers, high net worth individuals and non-governmental organisations.
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