Student Education Travel Organisation (SETO), has today formally announced Lockton Australia as its major corporate sponsor for the next three years via a significant financial contribution to underwrite the roll-out of the association and the development of specific student-related travel insurance products.
SETO launched last week as a new peak industry body for the student travel sector bringing together specialist tour operators, wholesalers, suppliers and educational bodies right across the country. Lockton Australia is a division of the US headquartered Lockton Companies Inc., Lockton is the world's largest privately held insurance brokerage firm providing a specialised travel and tourism division headed up by Rebecca Fleming.
Lockton Australia will provide tailored insurance programs and risk management services, including innovative risk transfer solutions, to SETO members. These initiatives will not only benefit SETO businesses but also their customers, helping to further support SETO’s main objective, which is to provide the highest standard of service delivery.
SETO Chairman, David Walker said, “The commitment from Lockton in supporting an organisation directly involved in the student educational travel sector, is a clear sign of confidence in this burgeoning market.”
Lockton Australia, Head of Travel, Rebecca Fleming said, “Lockton is honoured to be able to make a meaningful contribution to the start-up and development phase of SETO. We look forward to continuing work behind the scenes to develop specific student-related travel insurance products that we expect to launch to the market in the coming weeks.”
Membership of SETO is a hallmark of competence and integrity for student travel tour operators and suppliers of products and/or services for the Australian travel education sector. SETO certified members are specialists who work in conjunction with education departments and schools to make the student's journey a more meaningful and safer experience.
Membership applications are now open for Tour Operator/Wholesaler Membership, Dual SETO/CATO Membership and Associate Membership at www.seto.net.au