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Innovation in Insurance - AIG Travel CIO and Travel Guard solution earn accolades

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Travvy Awards reflect the input of distribution partners across America

HOUSTON – Mar. 11, 2015 – Ellison Scudder, AIG Travel Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, has been named Most Innovative Travel Insurance Executive in the 2015 Travvy Awards competition, while AIG Travel has been designated Best Travel Insurance Provider for its Travel Guard® travel insurance solutions. The Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia, recognize the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry today, based on input from travel agents across America.

“We are committed to innovations that improve user experience, effectiveness and results for distributors of our Travel Guard portfolio of travel insurance and global assistance services,” said Jeff Rutledge, CEO, AIG Travel. “Ellison Scudder’s groundbreaking work in support of our partners embodies that commitment – and is reflected not only by his inclusion in the records of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, but also by the feedback from the travel agent community.”

AIG Travel delivers industry-leading travel insurance solutions, such as its EZ Tips booking software, educational webinars and programs, so agent partners can continually provide customer value, and grow their agencies and businesses. The EZTips 2.0 software with ProfitPlus+ offers simple navigation, eliminates manual calculations and allows travel agents to see travel insurance quote within seconds.

Another innovative platform offered by AIG Travel is the patented Travel Guard® C 3 suite, which is a flexible, effective and reliable solution designed to allow partners to customize insurance offers for customers and maximize program revenue. With Multi-Factor Pricing, the C 3 solution allows partners to generate fast, accurate and custom quotes to help expand reach to prospective customers. Additionally, Dynamic Messaging allows for personalized messages to be served up to each customer, enhancing the overall client experience while simultaneously improving conversion rates. Travel Guard C 3 also provides performance dashboards, ongoing analytics and 24/7 support for AIG Travel distribution partners.

For more information about AIG Travel and its Travel Guard insurance solutions and global assistance services, visit or

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About AIG Travel and Travel Guard
AIG Travel, Inc., a member of American International Group, Inc., is a worldwide leader in travel insurance solutions and assistance. Travel Guard® is the marketing name for its portfolio of travel insurance solutions and travel-related services, including assistance and security services, marketed to both leisure and business travelers around the globe. Services are provided through a network of wholly owned service centers located in Asia, Europe and the Americas. For additional information, please visit our websites at

About AIG
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization serving customers in more than 100 countries and jurisdictions. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most extensive worldwide property-casualty networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of life insurance and retirement services in the United States. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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