CSA Travel Protection Announces Partnership with Divers Alert Network

SAN DIEGO, CA – [Sept. 4, 2014] – CSA Travel Protection (CSA) owned by Europ Assistance Group, a global leader in assistance and insurance products and services, and Divers Alert Network (DAN), the leader in dive and travel safety, announced today a strategic partnership agreement that enables DAN to market CSA Travel Protection’s travel insurance policies to divers and adventure travelers.

“CSA was thrilled to be approached by DAN to develop customized travel insurance products for their members,” says Bob Chambers, VP of Operations at CSA Travel Protection. “We worked closely with DAN to develop per-trip and annual plans tailored to the unique travel needs of dive enthusiasts, and we’re very excited about bringing these valuable products to the marketplace.”

“These new plans offer a wide range of coverage that can be beneficial to business or leisure travelers,” said Dr. Panchabi Vaithiyanathan, Chief Operating Officer at Divers Alert Network. “DAN’s more than 30 years of experience in emergency travel assistance has helped to shape the coverage and both of these programs are outstanding. With these plans, people can travel smarter with protection against unforeseen events anywhere around the world,” added Vaithiyanathan.

DAN’s new Trip Insurance provides valuable travel protection for one special trip whereas DAN’s new Annual Travel Insurance plan is ideal for individuals who take multiple trips throughout the year. Complete details are available on the insurance section of DAN’s website and the plans can be purchased by members and nonmembers alike at http://www.diversalertnetwork.org/travel/.

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.

About DAN

DAN’s mission is to help divers in need of medical emergency assistance and to promote dive safety through research, education, products and diving services. The DAN Foundation is a 501(c) (3) organization (Tax ID # 56-1696689) and has grown to become the largest association of recreational scuba divers in the world since its inception in 1980. DAN is supported by membership dues and donations. Membership levels include individual, family, industry partners, professional, and students. Some benefits of DAN membership include emergency medical evacuation assistance through DAN TravelAssist, a subscription to Alert Diver magazine and access to DAN’s insurance services. For more information, or to become a DAN member, explore DAN.org.

Insurance is underwritten by Generali US Branch, New York, New York; NAIC #11231. Generali US Branch operates under the following names: In California: Generali Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. (U.S. Branch) In Virginia: The General Insurance Company of Trieste and Venice – U.S. Branch.