SOURCE: The Warranty Group, Inc.

The Warranty Group, Inc.

March 01, 2010 10:48 ET

ASSIST-CARD and Virginia Surety Launch Travel Protection Program With Online Vacation Center

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 1, 2010) -  ASSIST-CARD and Virginia Surety Company, Inc. (VSC), have partnered to provide world-class travel protection programs to Online Vacation Center.

"As leaders in the travel insurance industry, VSC is well-positioned to support Online Vacation Center during this critical launch period and beyond," said Mike Frosch, senior vice president of VSC.

"Our industry-leading traveler assistance services, combined with VSC's financial strength, further distinguishes Online Vacation Center as a premier provider of vacations, leading to superior customer service and increased travel protection sales," said Keith St. Clair, managing director of ASSIST-CARD.

Online Vacation Center offers vacations around the world and has been in business for 37 years.

About Virginia Surety and The Warranty Group
Virginia Surety is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Warranty Group, Inc. The Warranty Group is the world's premier provider of service contracts and related benefits, with operations in 36 countries and more than 2000 employees. With underwriting, claims administration and marketing expertise, The Warranty Group is a single-source solution for manufacturers, distributors and retailers of consumer goods including autos, homes, consumer electronics, furniture and appliances as well as financial institutions and the travel and leisure industry. www.TheWG.com

About ASSIST-CARD
Established in Europe in 1970, this 39-year-old company has the experience and network necessary in order to assist you no matter where in the world you may be. With 49 Regional Alarm Centers across the globe, our multilingual staff is trained and prepared to handle all of your needs 24 hours a day. www.assist-cardusa.com

About Online Vacation Center Holdings
Online Vacation Center Holdings Corp. is a Florida holding company, focused on building a network of diversified vacation marketers with a wide range of products that can be cross-sold to an extensive customer base. Online Vacation Center Holdings Corp. is one of the country's largest cruise retailers. The Company, based in Plantation, Florida, has been in business for over 30 years and became publicly traded in March 2006. www.onlinevacationcenter.com

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Rob Mancuso
    SVP Corporate Communications
    The Warranty Group
    312.356.2320
    Email Contact