Business Travel for Women: 6 Tips for Playing It Safe on the Road

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Recent research shows that women account for nearly half of all business travelers in the U.S. This is rather astounding considering 40 years ago this number was a mere 5%. And according to a different study, 48% of the surveyed women traveling for business said they often travel alone. Despite advances in gender equality in…

3 Ways Travelers Can Protect Themselves (and Others) from Polio

Polio is a crippling and potentially deadly infectious disease caused by a virus that invades the brain and spinal cord, causing paralysis.  When you first hear the word “polio,” you probably don’t think of a global health emergency. The disease has been around for 5,000 years and has been on a steady decline since the…

Hurricane Sandy: Travel Safe Resources for After the Storm

Here at On Call International, we are thinking of everyone who was affected by Hurricane Sandy and we hope that you and your loved ones are safe and well. While the remnants of Sandy headed north through Canada with the last of its effects winding down along the Appalachian Mountains as of early this morning,…

Turmoil in the Middle East…and How On Call International Can Help

The violence in the Middle East resulting from an anti-Islam film illustrates the need for adequate support when traveling abroad, and the difference that having travel assistance services can make in safely handling such explosive situations wherever you go. Here is some valuable information to keep in mind before and during your trip if you…