Author: Christa Danisewicz

10 Simple Steps to Greener Business Travel

You’re probably already aware that Americans consume a disproportionate amount of the world’s resources. In fact, The United States has the largest per capita carbon emissions in the world with each person’s carbon footprint weighing in at a whopping 17.6 tons. Some additional perspective: as an American, you’re consuming as much energy as 31 of… Read more »

Business Etiquette Around the World: India

India, the world’s second most-populated nation after China, is projected to have one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. In fact, PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts India to nearly draw level with the United States by 2050. However, for Western travelers, doing business in India can be a bewildering experience. There are all kinds of nuances and… Read more »

Travel Assistance 101: What to Do If You Miss Your Flight

Plane taking off from airport

You know you can call us if you get sick or injured while traveling, but did you know you can also contact On Call for minor hiccups and inconveniences like a lost passport, stolen wallet or even a missed flight? Well, now you do! These are the types of things that aren’t life-threatening, but can be… Read more »

On Call in Action: Car Crash in Cambodia

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: This Month:  Jamie, an… Read more »

Driving Around the World: Road Rules for the United Kingdom

UK motorway

Of course the most famous aspect of driving in the United Kingdom, at least for American visitors, is driving on the left-hand side of the road. However, there are some other important things to consider before you get behind the wheel. And while we wouldn’t advocate driving mindless miles straight off the red eye, here’s… Read more »

Travel Cheat Sheet of the Month: 5 Ways to be a Carry-on Business Traveler

PLanning for a trip

Flight delays, cancelled connections, lost luggage … bottom line: if you don’t check bags, there’s less room for error. Not to mention there’s the cost savings, freedom and extra mobility that packing light gives you. So what’s the catch? Well … packing for today’s overhead bin reality can be a little tricky. Here are some of… Read more »

Business Etiquette Around the World: Brazil

Rio de Janeiro

If you’re headed to Latin America’s largest economy, here is our advice for navigating business dealings while you’re there — sans any embarrassing faux pas. Clothing Brazilians are known for their creativity and zest for life, which often translates into their wardrobes. Appearances count to Brazilians, and how you dress will reflect upon you and… Read more »

Travel Assistance 101: Top 10 Travel Annoyances … and How On Call Can Help!

Man stealing wallet

More often than not, it’s the little things that can “trip up” a business trip and make it a lot less productive than you would like. Luggage that’s gone MIA, misplacing your passport, running out of cash— you know, the types of things that aren’t life threatening, but can be time consuming, costly and downright… Read more »

On Call in Action: Business Traveler Misses Flight to Madrid

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day:   This Month Tami,… Read more »

Travel Risk Management: 5 Steps to Protecting Your Travelers

Post updated on 6/2/17. People face some unique challenges when they travel abroad. Terrorism, natural disasters, medical emergencies, culture shock…these risks are real. And how you protect — or fail to protect — your travelers can have far-reaching consequences. Luckily, there are some proactive measures you can take to help protect your people and your… Read more »