News articles with tag Personal Travel Risk

Travel Security Training for Women Travellers FAQs

Travel Security Training for Women Travellers educates travellers and managers on the additional travel risks that women travellers may face, such as harassment and sexual assault, and how to mitigate those risks. This is particularly relevant to travellers who go to countries with different legislation, cultures, and social attitudes from their home-countries.

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beTravelwise in Business Travel Life – I left my luggage in a taxi – now what?

Lessons learned from an experienced traveler who left her luggage in the trunk of a Hong Kong taxi. Author: Sophie Harwood, Women and LGBT Advisor for beTravelwise This is another story that involves multiple mistakes on my part, all of them easily avoidable. I was transiting through Hong Kong on my way back from Singapore to…

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beTravelwise in Business Travel News Article – Personalizing Travel Risk Management

Just as there is no single travel risk management approach that will work for every company, risk management needs also vary from traveler to traveler. Women need to consider precautions their male counterparts might take for granted. In some regions, travelers of certain races and religions might face discrimination they do not deal with at…

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The Most Common Threats Facing Business Travellers

There was once a time that the only companies who trained their employees on travel safety and security (or who even had a travel security policy) were those who operated in the so-called “high risk” industries or areas – work such as manufacturing, construction, mining, drilling, media, or defence in places such as Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq or Papua New…

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How to Stay Safe Playing PokémonGo

The augmented reality game, PokémonGo, has taken the world by storm, enticing millennials to relive their glory days as Pokémon trainers. But in the week since the game was released, aspiring trainers, glued to their phones, have fallen victim to accidents and crime alike. Robbers have used the geolocation feature of the game to lure…

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