Rock Insurance Group has launched an underwriting agency that provides insurance products to the UK travel and broker markets.

Called Tigon, the business was set up to enable Rock to diversify its product range.

Working with its insurer partners, Tigon underwrites Covid-19 cancellation cover for tour operators and consumers, as well as travel insurance products.

The cancellation cover for tour operators is offered to travel companies who take the cover out to ensure they can protect their customers’ money if their customer cannot travel due to Covid-19.

Ashley Millington, director at Tigon Cover Services Limited, commented: “The stakeholders of Rock have a vast amount of experience within the insurance market and have a good track record to support this, so we are thrilled to have their backing and expertise.

“We look forward to building successful partnerships in the broker market.”

Antony Martin, managing director at Rock Insurance Group, said: “Tigon’s insurance products will be vital to the travel trade as it starts to recover from the pandemic. We look forward to diversifying our product range beyond just travel insurance through our affiliation with them.

“I have worked closely with Ashley for years and know that he and the team share the same core values as Rock in their determination, confidence and, trustworthiness so brokers will be in great hands.”

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