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AXA Assistance, iJET a 3i-MIND company and G4S have confirmed the formation of a new global partnership to provide full travel risk management and protection services for business travellers and expatriate staff working overseas.

The companies, each world leaders in their respective domain, have combined their expertise to create a comprehensive and integrated global travel risk management solution that will provide optimum protection for staff when travelling to or living in countries worldwide.

By combining their complementary areas of expertise, customers will receive:

Medical assistance, provided by AXA Assistance medical teams, and a full range of medical services from advice and coverage of medical costs for top quality specialists and hospitals, to medical repatriation

Global Travel Intelligence®, Tracking and Communication from iJET, providing online destination information, travel advice and email threat alerts; giving managers the capability to monitor threats to travellers and expats – as well as to contact employees at risk – all from

iJET’s award-winning Worldcue® technology platform

Security support from G4S in 120 countries through its specialised risk consulting business,

Hill & Associates – giving advance trip planning, training, advice and support to allow companies to prepare for, understand and manage any crisis that may arise

Business travellers and expatriate staff will be able to access the unified service online or by calling a dedicated command centre. Companies signed up to the service can offer their employees a complete package of protection via a single contract with centralised management procedures and standardised processes, no matter where they are in the world.

The operational efficiency of the partnership has already been proven in various North African and Middle Eastern hotspots, as well as in Japan during the recent tsunami disaster.

Serge Morelli Chairman of AXA Assistance declares: “Associating AXA Assistance’s medical offering with the Security services proposed by Hill & Associates, G4S and iJET, creates a turnkey package that meets companies’ real needs and will thus ensure the enduring success of the partnership.”

Richard Hickson, CEO of G4S Hill & Associates said: “This new partnership brings together a unique travel risk management and protection solution from three market-leading businesses.

It provides any company with the ability to help both their business travellers and expatriate staff feel safe and secure anywhere in the world.”

“iJET is delighted to be partnered with two world class response organizations in providing the market a best of breed option for complete Travel Risk Management,” added Steve Hoffman, CEO of iJET International. “Our partnership will act as one in addressing client requirements as we leverage the global presence and reach of all three companies.”

Source : AXA Assistance Press Release