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LGBTQIA+ Travel Safety Information, Considerations and Resources

Traveling as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community comes with unique challenges—and these challenges vary widely from country to country. Safety and acceptance of LGBTQIA+ individuals can greatly vary depending on the destination’s culture, legal framework, and prevailing social attitudes. Awareness of these risks and proactive planning are crucial for safe travel. In this piece,

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Monthly Risk Spotlight: May 2024

AMERICAS  Further Impact Across Region Due to Record-Breaking Climate Incidents Large flooding events occurring across the continent, coupled with major drought and heat waves, have resulted in some of the worst environmental challenges the Americas have seen in decades. The extreme climate is attributed to both the El Niño weather pattern and the persistent rise

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Travel Assistance 101: How to Make an International Phone Call

Here at On Call, our travelers know they can call our Global Response Center for emergency assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. However, while making an international phone call is pretty easy, there are some specific steps you need to take  to help ensure the call goes through without a hitch! The

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Travel Assistance 101: What to Do When Your Luggage Goes Missing

After a long and uncomfortable flight, you finally arrive at the baggage carousel only to realize that your baggage is nowhere in sight. Great. Besides having a meeting in less than three hours, you still need to pick up your rental car, check into your hotel room and change into your meeting attire which, of course, is

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Helping Travelers Every Day: Meet On Call’s Rescue Nurse Team!

Here at On Call, we have a team of caring and compassionate Rescue Nurses who are ready to help our travelers get home safely from anywhere, at any time. Typically if a traveler is medically stable, alert, and conscious, a commercial evacuation with a Rescue Nurse is the best transport option. From bedside to bedside,

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Monthly Risk Spotlight: April 2024

AMERICAS  Increased Violence in Latin America’s Traditionally Safer Countries The collapse of the government in Haiti is serving to highlight some of the more extreme gang violence that has occurred and increased in the region. It helps to take a step back and look at how other countries in the region, particularly Costa Rica and

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A Fresh Start: 12 Tips for More Sustainable Travel

Simply put, sustainable travel is traveling in a less environmentally impactful manner. As consciousness and awareness continues to grow around this important topic, we have an unprecedented opportunity to start fresh and choose a more sustainable path forward. So on this Earth Day (and every day!), let’s have a look at 12 ways you and

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On Call’s Travel Risk Management Newsletter: Spring 2024

Do your travel risk management plans need a spring refresh? Spring is not only a great time for a fresh start, but the perfect opportunity to revisit (and recalibrate!) your goals and priorities. On Call’s e-newsletter can help you do a ‘spring reset’ on your organization’s travel risk management strategy, and stay on top of

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