Introduction The appeal of studying abroad is becoming more and more irresistible by the year for students and university staff alike. Between 2006 and 2017, the number of students travelling abroad increased from 241,791 to 332,727. Unfortunately, this makes managing the safety of what can often be hundreds of travellers at one time extremely difficult. […]
The Importance of Managing Wellbeing Why is wellbeing important? As the conversations surrounding an individual’s physical and mental wellbeing become increasingly prevalent, it is becoming more important for organisations to ensure that they are fulfilling their duty of care towards employees by helping maintain healthy wellbeing. Dr Lucy Rattrie, Chartered Psychologist, explains in our recent […]
The Unforeseen Risks of a Hypermobile Workforce Overview In a time when organisations’ global footprints are ever expanding, it is becoming more important that travellers understand the risks they face when outside the office. While the possibility of seeing the world and meeting new people on a regular basis makes travelling for work sound very […]
Our experts have ranked each country in the world from least to most risky. Find out which destinations offer more threats to you and your travellers now. Whether you’re a business traveller or someone heading abroad on holiday, one of the major concerns you’ll have is “will I be safe?”. To help you answer that question, our experts have rated the levels of risk present in each and every country across the globe. Take a look below to discover which are the most dangerous countries to travel to in 2019.
International business travel is a vital part of expanding your company’s presence around the world. To help travellers understand the potential risks they face and how to stay safe, we’ve asked our experts to share their top 10 essential international business travel tips.
Supporting your LGBTQ+ business travellers is an integral part of fulfilling your duty of care responsibilities. Therefore, staying up to date with changing laws and regional attitudes is essential in order to guarantee their safety and wellbeing.
Business travel accounts for $1.3 trillion of global spending annually meaning more organisations are sending employees abroad. Organisations have a duty to ensure precautions are put in place to keep their business travellers safe, and in particular more vulnerable travellers, such as female travellers. With 70% of corporate travel buyers agreeing that female business travellers today face higher travel safety risks, it is clear that extra support needs to be provided to female employees to prepare them for their trip.
Solo female travellers face risks wherever they travel and more so in some locations than others. Despite not featuring highly in rankings of the most dangerous places, Latin America is still full of risks. Global Operations Officer, Mikel Irizar offers some insights.
Risk mitigation is more important than ever with 64% of travel security professionals believing risks faced by business travellers have increased over the last 12 months. For expanding organisations, business travel is a necessity and sometimes involves travelling to higher risk locations. But what are some of the most risky places to travel to in 2018? Below are just some of the countries with an ‘extreme’ or ‘high’ Drum Cussac risk rating. Be prepared with our expert advice and analysis for travel to the top 10 most dangerous countries in the world.
In September 2017, one of the most powerful hurricanes in recorded history made landfall in Puerto Rico, devastating the island. Tasked with multiple evacuations, Jason Lowe, Global Operations Manager, provides an operations-eye account of how one such rescue proceeded…