Global insurtech MGA Pattern has announced that Variety Cruises, the leading small ship cruise line worldwide, has selected its platform to provide innovative travel insurance products seamlessly to its customers.
Available on all bookings, Pattern’s platform enables Variety Cruises to offer travel insurance products, including cancellation for a reason (quarantine due to covid, medical, or personal), baggage protection and weather protections embedded directly into the customer journey.
This new partnership supports Variety’s belief that every stage of the cruise booking process should be safe and hassle free. Each Variety yacht cruise adventure can be customized, creating an entirely personalized experience. Following their vision, Pattern is helping them to embed relevant, real-time insurance into their customer journey.
Filippos Venetopoulos, CEO of Variety Cruises, explains: ‘Working with Pattern, we have elevated the insurance experience for our cruise customer, making the offering hassle-free, personalized and relevant. As a company, we work to ensure that customers can have the trips of their dreams. Pattern helps us protect them on these voyages.’
Noam Shapira, Co-Founder Pattern Insurance says: “We absolutely love the focus on quality and experience that Variety Cruises have. Pattern’s solution aligns with Variety’s goal of providing the very best customer cruise experience. Our platform enables them to offer real-time, relevant, personalised insurance for their customers. They can respond immediately to new trends and challenges as their itineraries evolve. Embedding insurance creates a new source of income for Variety Cruises while reassuring their end travelers.”
Pattern’s platform delivers cutting edge technology using AI, machine learning, parametric capabilities and APIs, which enable personalisation, real-time pricing and claims-free products with immediate compensation, while remaining compliant with the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) and GDPR.