GlobalShield™ is a travel insurance product designed for the needs of long-duration, frequent and special-purpose international travelers. It is offered by Global Shield Insurance Inc., a company founded by legal and insurance professionals with over 60 years of combined experience in law, health insurance, risk management and immigration issues.
GlobalShield™ is underwritten Lloyd’s and administered by WorldTrips, to ensure that our customers receive the highest level of service and support.
WorldTrips is a full-service company that develops and administers a comprehensive portfolio of travel medical and trip protection insurance products designed to address the insurance needs of travelers worldwide. WorldTrips is member of the Tokio Marine HCC group of companies.
WorldTrips (previously Tokio Marine HCC – Medical Insurance Services Group, HCCMIS®) was established in 1998 in Indianapolis, IN. They were among the first to make insurance products and services available via the internet. For more information about WorldTrips please visit www.worldtrips.com . Customers can review coverage options, obtain quotes, purchase insurance, and receive their insurance documents – all electronically, without human intervention, 24 hours a day.
Today, many thousands of international insurance professionals host their electronic tools on their websites, and this number continues to grow and they currently offer travel medical insurance to customers in over 130 countries and trip protection insurance to residents of the U.S.
About Tokio Marine HCC
Tokio Marine HCC is a member of the Tokio Marine Group, a premier global company founded in 1879 with a market capitalization of $38 billion as of March 31, 2023. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Continental Europe, transacting business in approximately 180 countries and underwriting more than 100 classes of specialty insurance.
The company’s products and capabilities set the standard for the industry, and many of its over 3,000 employees are industry-leading experts. Each of the company’s highly entrepreneurial businesses are equipped to underwrite special situations, companies, and individuals, and acts autonomously to deliver effective solutions.
Tokio Marine HCC’s major domestic insurance companies have financial strength ratings of “A+ (Strong)” from S&P Global Ratings, “A++ (Superior)” from A.M. Best, and “AA- (Very Strong)” from Fitch Ratings; its major international insurance companies have financial strength ratings of “A+ (Strong)” from S&P Global Ratings.
Tokio Marine HCC is the marketing name used to describe the affiliated companies under the common ownership of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc., a Delaware-incorporated insurance holding company. For more information about Tokio Marine HCC, please visit www.tokiomarinehcc.com .