SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 July 2018 - Etiqa,
Singapore's leading online insurer, launched its first-ever chatbot to create a
better customer experience for insurance buyers, making its services available
through the Google Assistant -- a first in the local insurance industry.
Etiqa Insurance has
developed its own chatbot, Trix, to address customer needs in real-time through
intuitive and personable conversations. This is now integrated in the
innovative insurer's website as well as in the Google Assistant. Just say "Hey
Google, talk to Etiqa Insurance", and your Google Assistant will connect you to
Trix to answer enquiries related to different types of insurance products under
Travel, HDB Fire, Home and Maid. Customers can also get quotations and purchase
selected products through Trix on Etiqa's website.
"Insurance has been
perceived as confusing because of complex policy wordings. In our commitment to
humanise insurance, customers can have their questions answered in real time
from the comfort of their homes by simply using voice commands," said Dennis
Liu, Head of Business Transformation and Technology of Etiqa Insurance
Singapore. "By leveraging on AI capabilities, the chatbot is a smart and
intuitive way to provide information and solutions to our customers with even
greater convenience and speed."
For now, Etiqa
Insurance is giving away a complimentary Google Home Mini with every purchase
of the newly launched Tiq Home Insurance (5-year plan) during its promotional
As an insurer known for
its disruptive innovation, Etiqa Insurance has proved its ongoing commitment to
humanise insurance through its innovative business and technology initiatives.
Acclaimed as the 'Most Innovative Finance Firm -- Singapore 2018' at the 2018
World Finance Markets, Etiqa Insurance constantly finds ways to enhance
customer experience by leveraging on technology.
information, please visit www.etiqa.com.sg.
-- A Singapore Insurance Company with Asian and International Expertise
Etiqa Insurance Pte. Ltd. is
a licensed life and general insurance company registered in the Republic of
Singapore and regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). In July 2017, Fitch affirmed the company's "A-" rating for its
financial strength and stable outlook.
Etiqa has been protecting Singaporeans since 1961 with
a range of general insurance solutions that constantly evolve to meet their
ever-changing needs. As the appointed insurer for the Housing Development Board
(HDB) Fire Insurance Scheme in Singapore, we have been protecting homes since
2009. In August 2014, we added a comprehensive suite of life insurance
solutions to our stable of products.
Etiqa is owned by Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad, a
joint venture company that combines local market knowledge with international
insurance expertise. The company is 69% owned by Maybank, one of Asia's leading
banking groups with more than 22 million customers worldwide in 20 countries;
and 31% by Ageas, an international insurance group with 33 million customers across
16 countries and a heritage that spans over 180 years, with a focus to provide
world class insurance solutions to consumers in Europe and Asia through market
leading joint ventures.
At Etiqa, we believe in our brand promise of
humanising insurance, by placing people over policies in everything we do. We
are passionate about helping Singaporeans protect themselves and their loved
ones today and helping them plan for a financially secure tomorrow.