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What to do if planning a trip to a Zika-affected country

29 Jan 2016

With the concern of the Zika virus on the increase, organisations need to be proactive to ensure they are providing the best advice and information to their exposed travellers and this process has been recorded. As with all good pre-trip planning, travellers should visit their doctor to discuss the relative threat of the Zika virus […]

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Why Travel Safety Training For Employees Is Increasingly Important

26 Jan 2016

In the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks, the subsequent Brussels lock down and travel warning issued by the US Government, any manager with responsibility for travellers should rightly question the risks employees may be exposed to and review what support they need to help keep them safe. Many managers may find it difficult to determine what the real risk is versus people’s perception of risk and how do you protect against the former and relieve the latter?

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8 Travel Scams Happening Right Now in Europe and How to Avoid Them

24 Jan 2016

When we go abroad, for most destinations it is easy for locals to recognise we are visitors. Our skin colour, dress, language, cultural differences and even the way we move can make us stand out. Petty criminals have an array of different scams they use to target travellers who may be unaware of the local tricks. The Insurance Company AIG looks at some different scams in Europe – as a general rule if something sounds too good to be true it probably is! – be polite, ignore/ say no and walk away. 

8 Travel Scams Happening Right Now in Europe and How to Avoid Them

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Top 5 security considerations for business travellers

02 Dec 2015

While attacks such as the tragedy in Paris may be rare, they can happen to anyone, at any time, so knowing where your staff are when major incidents happen is vital. With the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, the subsequent Brussels lockdown, and the US Government travel advisory, security considerations for business travel is a hot topic. ‘Terror’ is designed to create fear, especially fear of carrying out everyday activities, but do recent events significantly change the security environment for business travel?

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Different travel scams around the world

13 Jul 2014

When we go abroad, for most destinations it is easy for locals to recognise we are “not from around here”. Our skin colour, dress, language, cultural differences and even the way we move can make us stand out. Petty criminals have an array of different scams they use to target travellers who may be unaware of the local tricks. The following article looks at some different scams around the globe – as a general rule if something sounds too good to be true it probably is!

40 Travel Scams You Need To Look Out For

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