Thursday, November 5, 2009

Ensemble Travel® Group Names Access America Travel Insurance Partner of the Year

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RICHMOND, Va.--(Business Wire)--
Access America, the U.S. travel insurance brand of Mondial Assistance, has been
named "Business Services/Insurance Partner of the Year" by Ensemble Travel®
Group. Ensemble members in the U.S. recognized outstanding supplier performance
in 11 different awards categories during its 2009 international conference held
at the Fairmont Banff Springs in Canada.

The 2009 Ensemble Travel Group U.S. Preferred Supplier Awards were based on the
results of an online survey taken of members in August. In most of the
categories, members based their selections on three key performance areas:
quality of customer service (timeliness and accuracy of communications and
documentation, ease of the booking process, and overall problem solving), level
of agency support (local sales rep, co-op funds, group support, marketing
guidance, product training, and commitment to agency sales channel), and client
satisfaction (product delivery, fulfillment of client expectations, and repeat

"We truly appreciate the recognition that Ensemble Travel Group members have
given us in naming Access America their Travel Insurance Partner of the Year,"
said Jason Rice, Vice President of Sales at Mondial Assistance USA. "We value
our relationship with Ensemble and we look forward to continuing to provide
service, assistance and peace of mind to their traveling clientele."

About Access America

Access America is the consumer travel insurance brand of World Access Service
Corp, a Mondial Assistance company. Access America travel insurance* and
assistance products are purchased by millions of travelers each year, through
leading travel suppliers including resorts, airlines, travel agents and through
our website at Mondial Assistance is a global leader in
specialty insurance and emergency assistance services. Four percent of the
world`s population or about 250 million people are served by Mondial Assistance
businesses around the globe. In the United States, Mondial Assistance is a brand
name of World Access Service Corp. As one of 29 business units, the U.S.
operation serves major travel suppliers, health insurers, credit card, and
entertainment companies with insurance products, international travel
assistance, and concierge services. Mondial Assistance is part of the Allianz
(NYSE:AZ) group of companies. For more information please visit:

*Insurance coverage is underwritten by BCS Insurance Company, rated "A-"
(Excellent) by A.M. Best Co., under BCS Form No. 52.201 or 52.401. Access
America is a brand of World Access Service Corp., a company of Mondial
Assistance. World Access Service Corp. is the producer and administrator of this

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