Get Ahead of the Storm: Hurricane Preparedness & Response Playbook

After last year’s devastating hurricane season, many organizations and their travelers learned it’s not enough to focus solely on how to ride out a major storm—it’s critical to also consider proactive measures that can build a resilient plan even before a storm occurs. As the peak of 2018’s hurricane season approaches, we want to help…

Read more

When Terror Strikes: What Travelers Should Do During an Attack Abroad

While the chances of encountering a terrorist attack abroad are low, there’s still no doubt the world is an unpredictable place. Add to that the heightened threat of terrorism targeting Western interests globally, and it’s important for anyone traveling abroad to be prepared for the worst case scenario. With that in mind, we spoke to…

Read more

Protecting Your Travelers from Foodborne Illnesses

The recent outbreaks of E. coli and Salmonella in the U.S. draw attention to the possibility of acquiring a foodborne illness, even in resource-rich areas. And for travelers, the risks can be even higher. According to On Call’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Siegart, “When traveling, one should be mindful of foodborne illness risks, particularly…

Read more

On Call in Action: Medical Issues in the Middle of Nowhere

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: Medical Issues in the…

Read more

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Student Travel: A Q+A with Dr. William Siegart

While most college-age students have been aware of the risks of sexually transmitted diseases and the need to practice safe sex for years, reminding and educating study abroad students on the risks of sexually transmitted diseases provides yet another opportunity for institutions to prepare and help protect their constituents before they depart for their programs…

Read more

On Call in Action: Security Concerns in Berlin

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: Security Concerns in Berlin…

Read more

Russia World Cup 2018: Safety Tips and Recommendations for Your Travelers

Authors: Betsy Perry and Ray Lyngdoh The Russia World Cup 2018 will take place amongst increasing diplomatic tensions, causing some additional safety and security concerns for visitors. However, if travelers take the right precautions, a safe and enjoyable experience is possible. Read on for safety tips and recommendations for those traveling to the Russia World…

Read more

Trends & Developments in Global Risk [Free Q1-2018 Report]

Staying informed of trends and developments in global risk means doing more than just flipping through news articles on your smartphone or reading a daily news digest email in the morning. At its heart, risk management is a learning process. The basic measurement of risk is likelihood and impact, and managing risk means effectively comprehending…

Read more

On Call in Action: Lost Travel Documents Abroad  

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: Lost Travel Documents Abroad…

Read more

Study Abroad Etiquette: Germany

According to the latest Open Doors Report, along with France, Germany is among the most popular study abroad European destinations for Americans. Share the following tips with your students to help them embrace the local culture and avoid common etiquette mistakes in Germany. Greetings and Gestures It is common to greet people with a handshake…

Read more