TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Intrepid 24/7 is honoured to be a finalist for the 2013 ITIJ Assistance/Claims Handler of the Year award. Each year, the International Travel Insurance Journal (ITIJ) calls on the industry to vote for the best assistance and claims handler, air ambulance operator, insurer, or international private medical provider. This year, Intrepid 24/7 was acknowledged by its peers in the assistance and claims category.
Founded in 2011, Intrepid 24/7 offers the largest direct-pay health care network in Canada for non-residents, and the most extensive network for travellers in North, Central, and South America. In partnership with world-class assistance companies, Intrepid 24/7 will continue to extend its reach to other international locations. With three alarm centres in Canada, and a growing network of providers that includes representatives in the USA, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, and Brazil, Intrepid 24/7 has the capability to provide enhanced medical, security, and travel assistance services to its clients and partners, no matter how remote their location in the world.
Intrepid 24/7 provides state-of-the-art technology, specialized security solutions, and customized travel assistance services to all clients. Among these services, Intrepid 24/7 offers white-labelled, quality third-party administration and correspondent services to insurers and claims handling organizations, and works with a growing list of partner assistance companies.
"Being a 2013 ITIJ Assistance/Claims Handler of the Year finalist is a remarkable acknowledgement of Intrepid 24/7's innovation, dedication, and hard work," says Mike Vallee, Intrepid 24/7's Senior Manager of Assistance Services.
Robin Ingle, Chairman, adds: "The Ingle Group has been in the security and assistance industries since 1946. As a new addition to our group of companies, we see Intrepid 24/7 as the future of travel assistance. We combine technology with experience and superior member services in order to provide complete, end-to-end support to some of the world's most discerning clientele in some of the world's most demanding environments."
The awards ceremony will take place at the annual International Travel Insurance Conference (ITIC) in Vienna, Austria, November 4-7, 2013.
About Intrepid 24/7
Intrepid 24/7 provides worldwide medical, security, and travel assistance services to individuals, groups, and organizations. Multilingual assistance professionals provide members with support over the phone, on the web, through mobile applications like the new Travel NavigatorTM (a traveller's safety companion), or on the ground in the event of a medical or security emergency anywhere in the world. Offering the only end-to-end assistance solution in the market, Intrepid 24/7's representatives are always available to assist clients—from pre departure to return home. With you wherever you are.
Intrepid 24/7 is part of the Ingle Group of Companies. Ingle International is the winner of the 2012 ITIJ Insurer/Underwriter of the Year award, and has been a trusted name in the travel and special risk insurance industry since 1946.
SOURCE: Ingle International Inc.
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