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Chubb launches value-added services for Leisure Travelers

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Source: Media Outreach
Headline: Chubb launches value-added services for Leisure Travelers
SINGAPORE- Media OutReach – October 12, 2017 – Chubb today announced the launchof a suite of value-added services for leisure travelers. Known as Chubb Connect, these services include complimentary Wi-Fi and SOS Alerts as a start.Piloted in Australia since May this year, Chubb Connect is now also availablein New Zealand and Singapore. The app will be launched progressively to othercountries in the region in due course.
Jon Ford, Head of Partnership Distribution for Chubb Asia Pacific, said, “We know that whenour customers are traveling, access to Wi-Fi connectivity is considered highlyvaluable and important to enhance their travel experience. With the ChubbConnect app, not only do customers stay connected but they can also opt to receiveSOS alerts informing them of travel disruptions as and when these happen. Deliveredin real-time via the app, SMS and email, our customers can make informeddecisions before and during their travels. The app also connects travelers toour 24/7 Emergency Hotline if they require help in a foreign land.”
“With the rise ofthe middle class in Asia Pacific, the number of overseas trips continues toincrease substantially.  In addition,smartphone connections in Asia now account for more than 50% of mobileconnectivity globally[1].Operating in such a highly connected and mobile region, Chubb recognizes theneed to provide our customers with value-added services in additon to insuranceprotection and assistance. Chubb Connect will represent significant additionalvalue to our leisure travel customers and partners” added Alex Blake, Chubb’s GlobalHead of Travel Insurance.
Chubb Connect is powered by United Networks, an Australian-owned global telecommunications provider offeringtelecommunications, data and value added services since 2009.
About Chubb
Chubbis the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company.With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personalproperty and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental healthinsurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As anunderwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight anddiscipline.  We service and pay ourclaims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and serviceofferings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength andlocal operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited islisted on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of theS&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York,London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide.
[1] The Mobile Economy Asia Pacific 2017produced by https://www.gsma.com/mobileeconomy/asiapacific/. GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, unitingnearly 800 operators with more than 300 companies in the broader mobileecosystem. 
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