The Business Traveler's Corner

What You Should Know About The 2018 Travel Risk Trends

Posted by Marwane El Mekaoui on Jun 7, 2018 2:49:34 PM

Catastrophic natural disasters, horrific terrorist attacks, and worrying medical crises took home all the news last year, underscoring travel risk management strategy as a major point of emphasis for businesses in 2018.    

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Topics: corporate travel agency, travel risk solutions, Travel Management company, business travelers, Travel Risk Management, Duty of Care, Travel Policy, Business Travel

New Vaccination Requirements For South American Travelers!

Posted by Marwane El Mekaoui on Feb 19, 2018 3:42:08 PM

The recent surge of yellow fever cases in South America has become a headache for business travelers. Travel managers must stay well informed about new immunization requirements being imposed by certain countries in the region. Travelers may have boarding or immigration entry denied if they do not comply with these new yellow fever requirements.  

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Topics: Corporate travel management, business travelers, business class travel, Business travel agency, corporate travel, Travel Risk Management, Duty of Care, traveler safety

5 Benefits of 24-hour support from your Travel Management Company

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Oct 9, 2017 10:10:25 AM

A conference in Hong Kong. A business deal in Buenos Aires. Expanding operations to Sydney. The current business climate has made every company a global company. But with this global economy comes a need for services on a global scale, ones that are able to perform whether at 2PM or 2AM. When it comes to managing business travel, a 9-to-5 business hour mentality is no longer feasible.  Travel Managers sleep easier knowing their employees have someone reliable to call when their flight gets cancelled in the middle of the night and they are stranded in another continent.   

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Topics: Duty of Care, Business Travel, Corporate Compliance, Travel Risk Management, Travel Policy

Trump Travel Ban extended to Venezuela & other countries

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Sep 27, 2017 5:43:30 PM

On Sunday, September 24th, the Trump administration announced new, permanent restrictions on travel from 8 countries. An updated version of the travel ban signed earlier this year maintains the ban on 5 countries from the previous list, and adds 3 new countries: North Korea, Chad, and Venezuela. Sudan, included in the previous travel ban, is having its restrictions lifted immediately.

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Topics: Business Travel, Travel News, Travel Risk Management

Comparing 3 Travel Risk Management Solutions: Which one is right for you?

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Sep 1, 2017 5:28:28 PM

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Topics: Duty of Care, Corporate Compliance, Travel Risk Management

Travel Risk Management In Light Of Recent Terrorist Attacks

Posted by Monica Gutierrez on Aug 28, 2017 8:38:55 AM

As we move towards an increasingly globalised world, organizations are travelling to more diverse locations than ever. Against a backdrop of heightened risk exposure in seemingly safe cities, one thing is clear; business must continue. To support business enablement, travel management companies now play an integral role in ensuring risk mitigation is in place.

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Topics: Duty of Care, Business Travel, Travel Risk Management

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