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Intrepid 24/7 Wins 2014 Insurance Canada Technology Awards with Travel Navigator™ App

  (March 24, 2014)

TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - We won! Intrepid 24/7 is ecstatic to be the winner in this year's Insurance Canada Technology Awards (ICTAs). The ICTAs are an annual celebration of the leading technological advancements in the insurance industry. Intrepid 24/7's win is thanks to the company's innovative Travel Navigator™, a customizable web and mobile application for worldwide travellers.

Travel Navigator is a one-stop destination for information, alerts, and emergency assistance services, helping travellers focus on their health, security, and well-being anywhere in the world. Travel Navigator™ is compatible with all mobile platforms, including iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android, and BlackBerry. It provides members with real-time information on their mobile device as well as trip packs for viewing offline.

"Travel Navigator™ keeps the traveller informed and supports them while they're far from their home and family," states Robin Ingle, Chairman of the Ingle Group of Companies. "This empowers them to travel smart and helps them have peace of mind when they're on the go."


Travel Navigator™ is available as a customized white-labelled service for enterprises seeking a risk management solution for their members. "It's the ideal solution for solo travellers as well as organizations," adds Robin Ingle.

"Our travel health, security, and destination content is written and maintained with the traveller's convenience and safety in mind," says Jina Park, Research and Business Lead for Travel Navigator™. "The app provides a wealth of information at the touch of a button, including flights, hospitals, culture, emergency numbers, and weather details."

"We are thrilled to be presented with this award, as it is an affirmation of the hard work that went into building the Travel Navigator™ app," says Justin Kwan Lee, Tech Lead. "We strongly believe it is a tool that every traveller needs."

About Intrepid 24/7

Intrepid 24/7 provides worldwide medical, security, and travel assistance services to individuals, groups, and organizations. Multilingual assistance professionals support members over the phone, on the web, through mobile applications like Travel Navigator™, or on the ground in the event of a medical or security emergency anywhere in the world. www.intrepid247.com

Intrepid 24/7 is part of the Ingle Group of Companies. Ingle International is the winner of the 2012 ITIJ Insurer/Underwriter of the Year award, and has been a trusted name in the travel and special risk insurance industry since 1946. www.ingleinternational.com

About the Insurance Canada Technology Awards

The ICTAs are an annual event sponsored by Insurance-Canada.ca to highlight and celebrate the use of technologies that impact the insurance industry. Visit the 2014 ICTAs website to learn more about the awards and this year's finalists.

Learn more about Travel Navigator™.

SOURCE Intrepid 24/7

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