Allianz Global Assistance to Offer Insurance with American Queen Steamboat Co.

by Daniel McCarthy

Allianz Global Assistance has entered into a multi-year partnership with the American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) to provide travel protection and assistance to the cruise line’s customers.

Customers who purchase Allianz insurance for an AQSC cruise will receive essential travel insurance benefits, including trip cancellation and interruption, travel delay, missed connection, baggage protection, 24/7 assistance, and emergency medical and transportation for any covered reasons such as an illness or injury.

AQSC operates the American Queen, and American Duchess on the Mississippi River and the Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers, as well as the American Empress on the Columbia and Snake Rivers in the Pacific Northwest.

"For many, traveling on our authentic paddlewheelers is the trip of a lifetime, and this insurance will help our guests rest assured that they will have assistance should any travel headaches interrupt their plans," said Ted Sykes, American Queen Steamboat Company president and COO.

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