TuGo Celebrates 55th Anniversary as Platinum Club Member of Canada’s Best Managed Program

(Richmond, BC, Mar 7, 2019) - TuGo, one of Canada’s top travel insurance providers, is celebrating its Platinum Club member win with Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2019--just in time for its 55th anniversary.

“Winning the honour of Platinum Club member status with the Canada’s Best Managed program as we celebrate our 55th year of business is fortuitous and gratifying,” says Patrick Robinson, CEO, TuGo. “We’ve come a long way since 1964. This recognition is a true reflection that we’re following our mission to create value for our customers and our people, and adhering to our commitment to innovation and continuous growth.”

For seven consecutive years, TuGo has been among the best-in-class Canadian owned and managed companies through Canada’s leading business awards program, which evaluates business performance and sustainable growth. As part of its future vision, TuGo has plans to expand their customer relationship toward a model where they and their distribution partners can provide additional value to the consumer’s overall travel experience.

“Best Managed Platinum winners have exceptional insights and knowledge into business management practices. They are an inspiration and really take their game to a new level,” said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte Private Partner and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program.

Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices through a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices.

For more information on the Canada’s Best Managed Companies program, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

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About TuGo

One of Canada’s top insurance providers and a Platinum Club member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, TuGo is a team made up of travellers who have a passion to help other travellers live their best lives. TuGo specializes in products and services that enhance and enable travel. Founded in 1964, TuGo understands its customers’ needs and is driven to provide top-rated service how, when and where its customers want it. For more information, visit tugo.com.

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada's Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices.

The awards are granted on five levels: 1) Best Managed winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Requalified member (repeat winners retain the Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (After three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully reapplied for the designation); 4) Gold Requalified member (Gold Standard winners may requalify for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 5) Platinum Club member (winners that maintain Best Managed status for a minimum of six consecutive years).

Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business Magazine, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca.

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