Travel insurance provider Battleface today announced a new partnership with The African Travel and Tourism Association ATTA to help bolster tourism to Africa.

The new partnership will enable ATTA members to work with Battleface Insurance to assist their business and consumer travel insurance needs, be that retail or otherwise.

Developed by Tangiers Insurance Services Ltd, an insurance intermediary and coverholder at Lloyd’s of London, battleface covers travellers to destinations in Africa, including regions under FCDO and government essential travel advisories. This includes 24/7 access to on-the-ground field agents who can assist with emergencies, which include COVID-19 medical expenses for those 59 and under, coverage for medical evacuation and accidents, adventure sport and travel to isolated places.

ATTA is a member-driven trade association that promotes tourism to Africa from all corners of the world. Recognised as the Voice of African Tourism, ATTA serves and supports businesses in Africa representing buyers and suppliers of tourism product across 21 African countries. With over 630 members, ATTA acts as Pan-Africa’s largest network of tourism product covering not only accommodation, transport and travel specialists in Africa, but a formidable selection of tour operators, representation and PR companies worldwide promoting tourism to Africa.

Hugh King, Battleface Business Development Director, UK and Europe comments, “We’re very excited to be announcing our new partnership with ATTA. With Africa very much open for business, we look forward to being of service to their 600 plus members and supporting their objective of promoting tourism to Africa.”

Chris Mears, CEO of ATTA, comments, “We are delighted to be partnering with battleface, introducing them to our global network of African Travel & Tourism specialists. The right travel insurance is essential in todays environment to help re-build confidence and encourage travellers back to Africa. battleface have worked in areas of the world where the FCDO and global government bodies advise against all but essential travel so are well versed in understanding todays requirements.”