Zurich North America, the leading provider of business property-casualty insurance solutions and services in the USA, announced a brand-new business travel accident insurance solution that may help employers protect their traveling employees in the event of a health emergency.
The customizable coverages offered by Zurich include; emergency overseas treatment, medical and security evacuation, and reparation and, travel inconvenience. The company provides a 24/7 travel assistance service through an app that features destination intelligence, itinerary information, travel alerts, and access to emergency services for covered employees.
The app also includes a portal for employers that offers them a view of their traveling population and allows them to watch potential risks moreover as communicate with their travelers. Options on the app include a COVID-19 heat map.
Marty Banaszek, Head of Group Accident for Zurich North America stated that “it won’t be business travel as was common. The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened employers’ duty of taking care of employees traveling on company business, particularly overseas. Their robust, global risk management solution can help bolster safety and confidence for employers and their business travelers”