SOURCE: Allianz Global Assistance USA

Allianz Global Assistance USA

January 19, 2016 14:07 ET

New York Times Travel Show Contest Winners Experience Ultimate Weekend for Travel Enthusiasts

RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwired - January 19, 2016) - Leading travel insurer Allianz Global Assistance gave three travel enthusiasts -- a blogger, travel agent and avid traveler -- the ultimate weekend getaway to The New York Times Travel Show.

Style Island blogger Blake Mandelberg, MEI-Travel and Mouse Fan Travel agent Lori Rogers, and avid traveler Cat Crews, and their guests, toured New York, seeing the city's top sites and meeting the travel industry's top personalities; including breakfast with travel expert and publisher Mark Murphy; a curated tour of Lower-Manhattan with the author of Frommer's EasyGuide to New York City, Pauline Frommer; and dinner with the top travel bloggers known collectively as the Travel Trifecta -- Johnny Jet, Lee Abbamonte and Gary Arndt.

The three-night package included airfare, accommodation at Ink 48 -- a Kimpton Hotel, meals with travel personalities, access to The New York Times Travel Show, a travel itinerary curated by Pauline Frommer and admission to iconic New York landmarks including the One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Winners also received an Allianz Travel Insurance "Go Bag" comprised of a GoPro, Portable Power Pack, Passport Holder with RFID Protection and a personally-signed Frommer's EasyGuide to New York City.

These contests were not sponsored or endorsed by Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, Inc., The New York Times Company, or GoPro, Inc.

Allianz Global Assistance USA

Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company. We insure 21 million customers annually and are best known for our Allianz Travel Insurance plans. In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers tuition insurance, event ticket protection, registration protection for endurance events and unique travel assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and credit card companies.

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Terms, conditions, reductions, and exclusions apply to all plans. All plans not available in all states. For a complete description of the coverage and benefit limits offered under your plan, carefully review your letter of confirmation and certificate of insurance/policy. Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company (OH, Administrative Office: Oakbrook Terrace, IL), rated "A-"(Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under BCS Form No. 52.201 series or 52.401 series, or Jefferson Insurance Company (NY, Administrative Office: Richmond, VA), rated "A+" (Superior) by A.M. Best Co., under Jefferson Form No. 101-C series or 101-P series, depending on the insured's state. Allianz Global Assistance and Allianz Travel Insurance are brands of AGA Service Company. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of this plan and an affiliate of Jefferson Insurance Company. The insured shall not receive any special benefit or advantage because of the affiliation between AGA Service Company and Jefferson Insurance Company.

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