Available on all cruises, Pattern’s platform allows Variety to offer insurance for cancellation owing to COVID-19 quarantine rules, medical or personal reasons, and provides baggage protection and weather protection.
‘Elevated the insurance experience’
Filippos Venetopoulos, CEO, Variety Cruises, said, ‘Working with Pattern, we have elevated the insurance experience for our cruise customers, making the offering hassle-free, personalised 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.’
Added Noam Shapira, co-founder, Pattern Insurance, ‘...Our platform enables them [Variety] 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 travellers.'
Pattern uses artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, parametric capabilities and application programming interface software (APIs) that allow for personalisation, real-time pricing and claims-free products with immediate compensation.