AIG Travel Guard Sets Up Olympic Command Center



    TORONTO, Aug. 6 /CNW/ - AIG Travel Guard Assist has established a
comprehensive 24/7 emergency medical and travel command center in Beijing that
will operate as a direct hotline to handle all travel medical emergencies for
customers of AIG Travel Guard (www.travelguard.ca) attending the 2008 Beijing
Olympic Games.
    AIG Travel Guard Assist has collaborated with Global Doctor - an
Australian-based emergency medical assistance company - to provide Canadian
travellers with on-the-ground, 24/7 travel and medical emergency services in
Beijing and the other Olympic cities. Medical teams made up of experienced,
western-trained doctors and nurses with English, Chinese and other language
abilities will be strategically located and on stand-by, with the capability
of handling multiple emergency medical evacuations at the same time. The
travel command center in Beijing will be supported by AIG Travel Guard
Assist's comprehensive 24/7 assistance services - such as emergency medical
and evacuation coordination, travel assistance, personal assistance and
concierge services.

    About AIG Travel Guard:

    AIG Travel Guard is the largest provider of travel insurance and
assistance in North America, offering consumers a variety of travel insurance
plans, all with comprehensive travel and protection services - and backed by
superior customer service.  AIG Travel Guard is a wholly owned subsidiary of
AIG Travel, Inc., a member company of American International Group, Inc.
(AIG). American International Group, Inc. (AIG), a world leader in insurance
and financial services, is the leading international insurance organization
with operations in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions.

    AIG Travel Guard Canada insurance is underwritten by American Home
Assurance Company, Canada Branch, with its principal place of business at
145 Wellington Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5J 1H8. American Home
Assurance Company is a member company of American International Group, Inc.
The description herein is a summary only. It does not include all terms,
conditions and exclusions of the policies described. Please refer to the
actual policies for complete details of coverage and exclusions.





For further information:

For further information: Anne Adamson/Tracey Bochner, Paradigm Public
Relations, (416) 203-2223, aadamson@paradigmpr.ca

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