Expedia Selects AIG Travel as Global Travel Insurance Provider

NEW YORK–([1])–American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) announced today that it
has been selected as Brand Expedia Group’s global provider of travel
insurance and assistance products. Aon Affinity Travel Practice,
Expedia’s long-term U.S. insurance partner, will continue to provide
advisory services to Expedia and will deliver customer claim services in
the U.S.

“Our work with AIG will help more people go places with confidence and
with the knowledge that we are looking out for travelers,” said Aman
Bhutani, President, Brand Expedia Group. “Travel can have disruptions,
and together with AIG, we are creating real-time, hassle-free solutions
aimed at delighting travelers.”

Travelers can opt for AIG’s Travel Guard® insurance offerings
at the U.S. point of purchase for flights, hotels, packages, cars and
cruises on Expedia sites, including Expedia.com®, CheapTickets®,
Orbitz® and Travelocity®.

“We are excited that our partnership with Expedia will expand AIG’s
ability to provide innovative products and solutions that serve the
unique needs of customers as they travel around the globe,” said Peter
Zaffino, Chief Executive Officer, General Insurance, AIG. “This
opportunity further establishes AIG’s leading position in the travel
insurance business, building upon our strong global presence and driving
growth in our overall Personal Insurance portfolio.”

Following the U.S. launch, AIG Travel and Expedia plan to expand the
travel insurance offerings to the same Expedia brands globally, as well
as ebookers, lastminute.com.au, lastminute.co.nz, Wotif.com and

“Bringing together AIG Travel’s global reach and Expedia’s position as
one of the world’s leading travel companies, better positions both
companies to provide travel insurance solutions that are innovative,
relevant and accessible,” said Jeff Rutledge, Chief Executive Officer of
AIG Travel.

“Aon is pleased to continue our 15-year relationship with Expedia, and
look forward to working seamlessly with AIG Travel to serve Expedia’s
U.S. customers,” said Beth Godlin, President, Aon Affinity Travel
Practice. “Our team sees itself as an extension for Expedia and AIG
Travel, and we remain focused on delivering an insurance experience that
is aligned with Expedia’s travel service standards and AIG insurance

About AIG Travel

AIG Travel, Inc., a member of American International Group, Inc. and
part of AIG Personal Insurance, is a worldwide leader in travel
insurance and global assistance. Travel Guard® is the
marketing name for its portfolio of travel insurance solutions and
travel-related services, including medical and security services,
marketed to both leisure and business travelers around the globe.
Services are provided through a network of wholly owned service centers
located in Asia, Europe and the Americas. For additional information,
please visit our websites at www.aig.com/travel[2]
and www.travelguard.com[3].

About AIG

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance
organization. Founded in 1919, today AIG member companies provide a wide
range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement
products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80
countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products
and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets,
manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is
listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Additional information about AIG can be found at www.aig.com[4]
| YouTube: www.youtube.com/aig[5]
| Twitter: @AIGinsurance | LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/aig[6].
These references with additional information about AIG have been
provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such
websites is not incorporated by reference into this press release.

AIG is the marketing name for the worldwide property-casualty, life and
retirement, and general insurance operations of American International
Group, Inc. For additional information, please visit our website at www.aig.com[7].
All products and services are written or provided by subsidiaries or
affiliates of American International Group, Inc. Products or services
may not be available in all countries, and coverage is subject to actual
policy language. Non-insurance products and services may be provided by
independent third parties. Certain property-casualty coverages may be
provided by a surplus lines insurer. Surplus lines insurers do not
generally participate in state guaranty funds, and insureds are
therefore not protected by such funds.

About Expedia.com

is one of the world’s largest full service travel sites, helping
millions of travelers per month easily plan and book travel. Expedia.com[9] (https://www.expedia.com/[10],
1-800-EXPEDIA) aims to provide the latest technology and the widest
selection of top vacation destinations, affordable airfare, hotel deals,
car rentals, destination weddings, cruise deals and in-destination
activities, attractions, services and travel apps.

© 2018 Expedia, Inc. All rights reserved. Expedia and the Airplane logo
are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the
U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of
their respective owners. CST# 2029030-50. Visit our web site https://www.expedia.com/[11] or
use our mobile app to book cheap
[12] and hotels.

About Aon

[13] (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm
providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our
50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using
proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce
volatility and improve performance.

Leveraging the breadth of Aon, the Travel
[14] has 40+ years’ delivering customized solutions for the
industry’s leading travel companies. The deep expertise in analytics,
product development and marketing optimization, combined with an
unparalleled focus on customer experience, has made the Aon Affinity
Travel Practice the trusted steward of program performance for its

For further information on our capabilities and to learn how we empower
results for clients, please visit http://aon.mediaroom.com[15].
Follow Aon plc on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Aon_plc[16]
Aon Travel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AonTravel[17].


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