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Tony Gilpin MCMI, CII COP: Travel Insurance Managing Director

About Tony

Tony is a highly respected and chartered industry leader with over 25 years’ experience in travel insurance, tour opeators insurance financial failure insurance, travel agents insurance, bonding insurance and the travel industry, specialising in leadership, strategy, sales and account management. He is a Member of the Chartered Management Institute and also holds the Chartered Institute of Insurance's Certificate of Proficiency.

He works across a wide range of areas including strategic planning; business consulting; finance consulting; customer relationship management; service and support; marketing and sales; and product development and distribution, with a keen focus on customer outcome and service delivery.

His current role is Managing Director for Towergate Travel, and he has worked in various senior roles within Towergate for 25 years. As the UK’s leading independent insurance broking platform, Towergate forms part of The Ardonagh Group, an international network of over 100 offices and 7,000 people which incorporates leading brands in both Lloyd’s of London and global markets.

This is a marketing article by Towergate Insurance.

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Articles by Tony

Guide To Travel Insurance

Does Travel Insurance Cover Coronavirus?

Read our guide to explaining whether you are covered by travel insurance with regards to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please check back for updates.

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Guide To Travel Insurance

Guide to Travel Insurance

Travel insurance can cover for a variety of different incidents, from lost luggage to sickness or injury. However, many people still travel without it, leaving themselves...

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Taking European Holidays After Brexit - Preparation is Key

Be sure to properly prepare for your EU trip after Brexit. Be mindful of these 6 important points to ensure that your holiday goes according to plan.

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Coach Travel Insurance Guide

Do you need specific coach travel insurance for your trip, and if so what are some of the most common features and exclusions? Read our guide to find out.

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A Buyer's Guide to Car Hire Excess Insurance

Why do you need car hire excess insurance, and what are the most common features and exclusions? Read our car hire excess insurance guide to find out.

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