2014 World Cup in Brazil: Health & Safety Advice for Travelers

Are you one of the lucky 140,000 Americans with tickets to the 2014 World Cup? With the event spanning twelve cities across Brazil, the country will be flooded with tourists and spectators from all over the world. The energy and excitement of this many people at a major sporting event makes for an amazing atmosphere,… Read more »

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 »

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

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 »

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 »

Winter Olympics: Health & Safety Resources for Travelers

Recently, the Olympic Torch visited On Call on its way to Sochi, Russia. We had a great time hosting it and wish we could have followed it all the way there — after all, Sochi is known for its stunningly beautiful landscapes and is one of the country’s most popular vacation destinations! For those of… Read more »

Traveling With Wheels: Tips for Hassle-Free Flights with Wheelchairs

Although air travel has improved greatly for wheelchair travelers, the rule of thumb is to plan ahead. How? We’ve zeroed in on some of the most common air travel gripes for people with wheelchairs to provide you with tips for making your flights as hassle-free as possible. Know Your Rights: Congress passed the Air Carrier… Read more »

Meetings Abroad: Health & Safety Planning

    Planning conferences, trade shows and corporate events in other countries is growing in popularity and a great way to make meetings exciting and memorable. A lot goes into coordinating a successful meeting abroad, but there’s one more thing you should also add to your list: protecting the health and safety of the meeting… Read more »

Traveling Abroad With a Chronic Disease: What You Need to Know

According to the CDC, chronic diseases are amongst the most common health problems in the U.S. and about one-fourth of people with chronic conditions have one or more activity limitations. The good news? International travel doesn’t have to be one of your limitations! In fact, with some planning and preparation, you can have a safe… Read more »

A Look Back: Top Travel Headlines of 2013

From the security crisis in Egypt to the recent typhoon that devastated the Philippines, 2013 certainly was neck and neck with last year in terms of noteworthy travel headlines.  As December comes to an end, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most significant travel stories that shook the world this past year: Security… Read more »