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MIAMI, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly launched U.S. division of global insurance giant April Travel Protection (http://www.AprilTravelProtection.com/) has signed an agreement with STA Travel (http://www.statravel.com/), a leading student and youth tour operator with more than two million travelers serviced annually by more than 200 branches worldwide, including storefront and college campus locations.
"STA Travel's customer base will be able to make immediate use of our unconventional "Stress Less" benefits and broad insurance options, several of which were previously unavailable in the U.S. market," said Jason Schreier, CEO, APRIL-USA.
"Travelers will have access to our extensive support network ensuring hassle-free resolutions via a number of communication channels – including Skype and live chat," noted Schreier.
"Insurance has always been a key part of our business model as many of our programs encompass active, hands-on experiences and often venture into areas with developing infrastructure where good coverage is absolutely essential," said Adam Cooper, Senior Vice President – North America at STA Travel.
"April Travel Protection offers a wide range of coverage options, including a number of forward-thinking benefits that go beyond the typical 'what if' scenarios that are of significant value to our customers," said Cooper.
STA Travel was founded in 1979 by two student travelers who set out to help other adventurous students explore a world beyond text books. The company has grown exponentially over the last 35 years while building an exclusive range of products in direct response to the needs and desires of youth travelers.
STA Travel is a full service travel agency offering 35 years of expertise. STA Travel's U.S. headquarters is located at 750 State Highway 121 Suite 250, Lewisville, TX 75067
APRIL Travel Protection is owned by APRIL, an international group with 45 operational companies in more than 40 different countries and annual sales exceeding $1.1 billion. April is supported by American Modern Insurance Group as its preferred underwriter. American Modern is an AM Best A+ rated carrier, and part of Munch Re (US operations).
For more information, call 855-277-4587, visit www.AprilTravelProtection.com or e-mail [email protected].
SOURCE APRIL Travel Protection