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

On Call’s Global Response Center’s (GRC’s) biggest responsibility is to fulfill our mission of helping travelers, every day, in their time of need. Every phone call (or live chat, text, or email!) our Global Response Center receives is an opportunity for us to help someone get prepared to travel or solve a problem while they’re

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Tips for Preparing Students, Faculty, and Staff for Our New World of Travel

As we continue to embark on this new year ahead, is your institution prepared to support its travelers? To give you a hand, here are some tips and considerations for effectively preparing students, faculty, and staff for our new world of travel: Pre-Trip Planning Pre-trip planning is a must – an informed traveler is a

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The Current Status and Outlook of Travel to Europe

At this time last year, global travel was still severely disrupted due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, with many travelers putting their plans on hold until the vaccine became more widely available to the general public. Now, fast forward to today. Even as new variants like omicron have entered the picture, travel

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Mental Health & Traveling a World with COVID (and its Variants): Q+A with Dr. Nathan

This past year, more than 40% of adults in the United States reported experiencing symptoms of depression or anxiety, compared with 11% in pre-pandemic times. According to On Call’s Medical Director, Dr. Nathan, “Managing one’s mental health — whether they have a history of mental illness or not – has become increasingly important in the world we live in

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The Status and Outlook of International Travel in 2022

After global travel was severely disrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020 and 2021, travelers are looking to 2022 as the year to create lasting memories and enjoy unforgettable experiences abroad. Although the Omicron variant caused significant travel disruptions throughout the month of December 2021, the outlook for international travel remains optimistic. There are several

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Travel Risk Management Trends, Information and Resources for 2022

Happy New Year! As we continue to launch into 2022, do you feel well-equipped to navigate our new world of travel? We can help! On Call’s quarterly newsletter keeps pulse on the complex and ever-changing world of international travel, risk management, and duty of care so you don’t have to. Each quarter, subscribers of our

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Monthly Risk Spotlight: December 2021

AMERICAS Chile to Choose Between Polarizing Candidates in Upcoming Presidential Elections Chile is electing a new President this month. After initial elections on 21 November did not result in a single candidate receiving a majority, Jose Antonio Kast (~28%) and Gabriel Boric (~26%) will compete in a final runoff election on Sunday, 19 December. Both

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Rescue Nurse at On Call International CAMTS Accreditation: Raising the Bar for Quality and Travel Safety

Rescue Nurse at On Call International is once again, proud to receive the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport System’s (CAMTS’) accreditation—the gold standard for air medical transportation services. On Call is the only assistance provider in North America with its own, in-house CAMTS and CAMTS EU dual-accredited commercial medical transport program! A special congratulations and shout

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