Webinar Recap: Protecting Your People Abroad Protects Your Business at Home

Proactive travel risk

Recently we teamed up with Professor Daniel Diermeier, PhD., Reputation and Crisis Management expert, to give you an insider perspective on how to proactively protect your employees—and your company—from business travel risks. During this webinar, Dr. Diermeier discusses the rising urgency for enhanced traveler protection and the four main types of travel risks that could expose your…

On Call in Action: Expatriate Faces Trauma in Afghanistan

Whether you’re traveling for business, school, or pleasure, it’s safe to say that things don’t always go as planned. (Good thing you always remember to pack your On Call card!) But here’s the thing: unless you’ve actually experienced a travel emergency (a broken leg, lost prescription, stolen passport, or even a legal mix-up), it’s hard to imagine how travel assistance…

Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: Post-Business Travel Checklist

Checklist

When we think of travel checklists, we often think of things that need to get done before a trip. After all, aside from unpacking, there isn’t much to do when you get home anyways. Right? Wrong! In fact, neglect to take care of certain things when you get back, and you’re just asking for more…

5 Great International Hotel Ideas for Your Next Business Event

Emirates Palace business event

If you’ve already read our post highlighting the Top 10 Trends for Corporate Meeting Planning, you know that choosing a great location and venue has become a top priority for meeting planners. In fact, a survey conducted by hospitality management company, Destination Hotels & Resorts, found that venue rates alone are no longer the clear-cut…

13 Dining Etiquette Tips for Your Next Business Meal

dining business etiquette

Whether you’re grabbing a quick lunch with colleagues or need to impress a client at a formal dinner, maintaining a professional image is important. However, dining in a business setting can sometimes be tricky. Never fear!  Here’s a refresher of business dining etiquette tips to help you mind your manners and make a good impression…

Business Travel Risks: What Companies Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

Business travel risks

Health scares. Natural disasters. Political unrest. Unfortunately, unpredictable events like these are a reality in today’s global environment, and recent headlines have many businesses taking a good, hard look at business travel risks and how to protect their people abroad. In fact, 80% of travelers believe their companies have a legal obligation to protect them abroad. [1]…

Travel Risk Management: Implementing a Proactive Approach

Proactive travel assistance

  If one of your travelers experienced an emergency, would it completely catch you off guard? Would you be dealing with the situation in “firefighting” mode? With new travel risks emerging every day and Duty of Care laws tighter than ever, HR and risk management professionals must take responsibility for proactively preparing their constituents. If your organization is…