Blink, part of Leeds headquartered CPP Group Plc, recently announced it has teamed up with Canadian travel insurance group Manulife to support the roll-out of real-time insurance services.
CPP claimed that since its inception in 2016, Blink has quickly established itself as one of the most innovative and successful providers of flight disruption solutions to insurers across the globe and has formed a number of distribution partnerships in large markets across North America, Asia, and Europe. While sharing more details about the collaboration, Jason Walsh, Chief Executive Officer at CPP Group, stated:
“The partnership between Blink and Manulife is another demonstration of our broader strategy that focuses on international expansion and technological innovation, adding real value to the Group. Blink is transforming the travel insurance market with its parametric platform, forging new partnerships with global brands while adding significant technological capabilities to our group operations, which helps us to build deeper relationships with existing clients.”
Paul Prendergast, CEO of Blink, also commented:
“We have been working with Manulife to develop a very exciting suite of products that, once launched, will transform the customer travel insurance experience. The Manulife ethos is very much in keeping with our own focus in finding and developing innovative digital solutions with the primary goal of making customers’ travel insurance experience as efficient as possible.”
Rob Iafrate, AVP Manulife Travel Insurance, went on to add:
“The technology that Blink has developed is truly innovative and unlike anything we have seen on the market to-date. Manulife is transforming into the most digital, customer-centric company in our industry, and this partnership with Blink aligns perfectly. We are redefining insurance and how providers interact with customers to ensure efficiency and best-in-class service. We are looking forward to creating this new, convenient experience for our customers to further support them during those stressful times of flight disruption.”