News articles with tag Travel Risk Management

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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beTravelwise tests the sharing economy in Denver

In mid-July we went to Denver for the GBTA convention and decided that we should use Uber and Airbnb so that we could better understand the sharing economy from a business perspective[1].  Our aims also included gaining an understanding of how they might best be used within a travel risk management programme and what safety advice…

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Top 9 causes of non-natural deaths abroad

Any experienced travel or security manager will know the probability of dying abroad is far less than that of in your home country – however, in light of recent terror attacks and earthquake incidents it is good to be reminded of the more probable risks abroad in order to prepare your travellers effectively. A traveller should…

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Considerations for employers and LGBT business travellers

Laws and attitudes towards LGBT travellers around the world can vary greatly from those in your home country. Research and preparation will significantly reduce the chance of running into problems. In certain destinations, LGBT travellers are more likely to suffer from various forms of discrimination by members of the public, law enforcement agencies and even…

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