SAN DIEGO, CA – (September 18, 2014) - CSA Travel Protection (CSA) owned by Europ Assistance Group, a global leader in assistance and insurance products and services, today announced that it received a Travel Weekly Magellan Awards Silver in the Travel Agent Organizations, Overall Travel Insurance category for its ePartners online tool.
In early 2014, CSA Travel Protection launched a new online tool for many travel agent partners appropriately called ePartners, which allows them to easily manage travel insurance transactions. The ePartners platform gives agents the autonomy to modify their clients’ travel insurance plans as needed as well as run reports to ensure they’ve received the right commission for the policies they’ve sold and to monitor clients’ paid claims during designated time frames.
With entries from across the U.S. and around the world, the Magellan Award winners represent the best in the travel industry and salute the outstanding travel professionals behind it all.
The Magellan Awards is the premier awards program honoring a broad range of industry segments including Hotels and Resorts, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators and Car Rental Companies.
“People who enter the Magellans know they’re competing against a very talented and very creative group of individuals and agencies,” said Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly. “The travel industry marketers and designers who walked away with Magellan awards this year pushed themselves to new heights. When you look at the winning entries, you understand why consumers have been inspired to travel in numbers never seen before.”
The Magellan Awards are judged and overseen by a one-of-a-kind panel of top travel professionals representing the best names and most accomplished leaders from the industry. In determining winners, entries do not compete with one another, instead they are judged against a standard of excellence based on the long experience of Travel Weekly. To uphold this high standard of excellence, a category may have multiple winners, or no winners at all.
For a complete list of silver and gold winners, please visit www.travelweeklyawards.com.
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About Northstar Travel Media
Northstar Travel Media is the leading provider of news, information and data for the travel, meetings and hospitality industries and parent of brands including Travel Weekly, Travel Weekly China, Travel Weekly Asia, Events China, Business Travel News, Travel Procurement, PhoCusWright, Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Meeting News, Incentive, TravelAge West, Family Getaways, Explorer, Your Travel Insider and Luxury Cruise News, Web in Travel and Inntopia.
Northstar’s electronic directories — Travel Weekly’s Hotel and Travel Index, Official Cruise Guide, and M&C Facilities Search and Successful Meetings Facilities Search— provide in-depth data on hotels, meeting and convention properties, and business travel in the United States and internationally.
In addition to its directories and periodicals, Northstar publishes a number of online subscription information resources, including The Beat, travel42, STAR Service Online, Intelliguide Corporate and BTP24.
Northstar produces more than 40 face-to-face events including The PhoCusWright Conference, PhoCusWright Europe, CruiseWorld, Global Travel Marketplace, Global Travel Marketplace West, M&C InterAct, M&C Events, M&C Asia, Successful Meetings Universities, The Beat Live, Tech Talk, Business Travel Trends and Forecast Forums and the Travel Weekly Leadership Forums, the Travel Weekly Leadership Forums, the Web in Travel conferences, WITX: Women In Travel, WIT Hospitality Roadshow and WITNext, and Mountain Travel Symposium.
Northstar also is an industry leader in marketing services, custom communications, content licensing and database management serving the travel and meetings industries. Based in Secaucus, NJ, the company also has offices in New York, NY; Glen Ellyn, IL; Los Angeles, CA; and Winston-Salem, NC.
Northstar Travel Media, LLC is a portfolio company of Wicks Group of Companies LLC, a leading private equity investor in the information and business services, communications, and media sectors.
About CSA Travel Protection
CSA Travel Protection, a Europ Assistance Group company, is dedicated to providing valuable travel insurance and emergency assistance services to protect travelers’ vacation investments and provide the peace of mind one deserves while traveling. With over 20 years of experience, CSA has developed a reputation for standing behind its customers and by offering products and services to meet their needs. Through award-winning customer service, extensive experience and industry-leading innovation, CSA is with its clients every step of the way.