UNWTO and Allianz Partners Advance for Safer and more Responsible Tourism
Madrid, Spain, June 21, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / UNWTO and its Affiliate Member Allianz Partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, consolidating their joint commitment to promoting safe, responsible, and accessible tourism.
The agreement confirms and renews the desire from both parties to continue collaborating in key areas, namely promoting the values of sustainable, inclusive, and accessible tourism; advancing the digital transformation of tourism; promoting tourism education and training; and facilitating knowledge exchange between stakeholders from across the tourism sector.
Ion Vilcu, Director of the UNWTO Affiliate Members, confirmed: “The cooperation with Affiliate Members such as Allianz Partners is one of the objectives of the Organization, and issues such as sustainable tourism development, accessibility, training and capacity building in tourism are among the priorities of the UNWTO. We thank Allianz Partners for its contribution as a member of the Working Group for the elaboration of the International Code for the Protection of Tourists.”
Our mission in the tourism sector is to offer security and protection to travellers
Borja Diaz, CEO of Allianz Partners Spain, said: “Our mission in the tourism sectoris to offer security and protection to travellers, who only have to worry about enjoying themselves. Affiliate Membership of UNWTO allows us to work along these lines and strengthen our commitment to sustainable travel with a leading organisation in the sector. We are looking for solutions that offer confidence to travellers, who now return to travel being more aware of their impact on the environment”.
About Allianz Partners
Allianz Partners is a leading Assistance and Travel Insurance company, specializing in the areas of personal mobility, home, wellness, and travel. Its solutions combine the latest technology with excellence in customer service and are available to both partners (B2B) and end customers (B2C) through its direct and digital channels, under the Allianz Assistance brand.
Its international presence, with more than 19,800 employees in 75 countries, together with its extensive network of professionals, ‘makes life easier’ for millions of customers every year, all over the world.