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Travelers Study: Vendor, venue problems most frequent causes of wedding day mishaps for customers

New product enhancements ensure that unexpected glitches don’t ruin the ‘Big Day’

HARTFORD, Conn., March 7, 2011 - For the third consecutive year, vendor and venue problems remain the most frequent causes of wedding day mishaps for couples, according to an analysis of 2010 wedding insurance claims by Travelers (NYSE: TRV).

A total of 47 percent of all wedding claims by Travelers customers were the result of problems associated with vendors and venues, the analysis reveals. At the same time, new enhancements to the Travelers Wedding Protector Plan® will provide added protection to help couples avoid the added costs of unexpected wedding day glitches.