RICHMOND, Va., April 12, 2010 – Mondial Assistance announced today that it has been nominated as a finalist for RichTech’s annual Technology Star Awards, to be presented at an awards gala scheduled for May 12. The awards highlight the best and brightest individuals and organizations – the “technology stars” – in the Greater Richmond, Virginia area.
Mondial Assistance was recognized for Travel Insurance 2.0, an innovative new patent-pending platform that maximizes travel insurance revenue per traveler for Mondial Assistance partners.
“We are honored to be among those recognized by RichTech,” said Daniel Durazo, director of communications for Mondial Assistance. “Mondial Assistance believes that, by leading our industry in technological innovation, we can leverage technology and best practice marketing techniques to support our partners and provide consumers with the products and services that most closely meet their needs. It’s wonderful to also be recognized for these innovations by our local community.”
RichTech’s mission is to serve as a catalyst to stimulate and connect innovative, creative and technical people in Central Virginia. RichTech is a member-driven association of businesses and organizations working together to ensure the continued growth of Central Virginia’s dynamic technology-based economy. It is dedicated to the development of an infrastructure that supports the growth of existing technology industries and identifies the Greater Richmond region as a location of choice for new and emerging technology companies.
About Mondial Assistance:
Mondial Assistance, part of the Allianz group of companies, is a global leader in specialty insurance and emergency assistance services. In the United States, Mondial Assistance is a brand name of World Access Service Corp., which is best known for its Access America® brand of travel insurance and assistance services. The U.S. operation, one of 28 business units, serves major travel suppliers, health insurers, credit card, and entertainment companies with insurance products, international travel assistance, and concierge services. For more information, please visit www.mondialUSA.com and follow Mondial Assistance on Twitter at twitter.com/Mondial_Assist.