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Mapfre Joins The Board Of The Unwto Affiliate Members Program

September 30, 2015 Business News No Comments Email Email

MAPFRE has been elected to the board of the Affiliate Members Program of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).http://www.travelcounsellors.com.au/au/leisure Elected through a ballot of candidates, the board is an advisory body to the Secretary-General and contributes to the definition of the UNWTO strategy, goals and work programs. Nearly 500 companies and public and private organizations form part of the Affiliate Members Program and use their vote to elect the 23 board members.

The ballot papers for the elections to the board of the Affiliate Members Program, which resulted in MAPFRE being elected as one of the members of the board, were counted during the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held from September 12 to 17 in Medellín, Colombia, and attended by more than 900 delegates from 120 countries, including more than 70 tourism ministers and secretaries of state.

MAPFRE, which has been an affiliate member of the UNWTO since 2013, represented by MAPFRE ASISTENCIA, also hosted a working lunch at which it presented the principal conclusions of the second edition of the Travel Insurance Observatory (TIO). This survey offers a statistical analysis of the data on healthcare incidents reported by clients with travel insurance policies that were attended to by MAPFRE ASISTENCIA all over the world.

MAPFRE ASISTENCIA, a leading company specializing in assistance, service provision and insurance for specialty risks, offers comprehensive solutions to its clients in four main sectors – insurance, including specific solutions for brokers, finance, automobile, travel and tourism – as well as products for individuals. MAPFRE ASISTENCIA has a direct presence in 45 countries and more than 1,572 corporate clients. It operates all over the world and 111.9 million people benefit from its services.

MAPFRE is a global insurance company present in 49 countries across five continents. It is the leader in the Spanish insurance market, the top multinational insurance group in Latin America, and one of the 10 largest European groups in terms of premium volume. MAPFRE employs more than 38,000 professionals and has nearly 29 million clients worldwide. In 2014 it reported a net profit of over 845 million euros and revenues of 26.367 billion euros.

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