Tag: academic travel

Helping Travelers Every Day:
Political Unrest in Turkey

From medical emergencies to security concerns—or any other travel issue big or small—here at On Call, the health and safety of the travelers we serve is our top priority. Read our latest case study for an inside look at how On Call’s Global Assistance Teams work around the clock to fulfill our mission of helping… Read more »

Helping Travelers Every Day: Violent Protests in Mexico

From medical emergencies to security concerns—or any other travel issue big or small—here at On Call, the health and safety of the travelers we serve is our top priority. Read our latest case study for an inside look at how On Call’s Global Assistance Teams work around the clock to fulfill our mission of helping… Read more »

On Call in Action: Heart Failure in Barbados

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: Heart Failure in Barbados… Read more »

New Videos! Espionage, IP Theft, Backpacking Abroad, and More

Want to learn about the latest topics and trends in travel risk management– in less than 3 minutes? Check out our new videos, where our Global Security Specialists talk about evolving global risks that could affect your institution, along with advice for mitigating these risks. Want to learn more about these topics and holistic risk management? Contact us today.

Study Abroad Etiquette: Japan

Before students travel abroad, encourage them to brush up on local etiquette so they can comfortably adjust to their new surroundings. In this blog, we’re sharing tips to help your students avoid common etiquette mistakes in Japan. Greetings and Punctuality Punctuality is extremely important in Japan. You should plan to arrive 10-15 minutes earlier than… Read more »

On Call in Action: Protests in Venezuela

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: Protests in Venezuela A… Read more »

Travel Assistance 101: A Day in the Life of an On Call Assistance Coordinator

One of your travelers is abroad when they begin to feel very ill. They don’t know where the nearest clinic is (or how they will manage to get there!), so they place a call to your organization’s travel risk management provider, On Call International. Immediately, they are connected to an On Call Assistance Coordinator (AC)…. Read more »

How Does Your Institution Stack Up? Travel Risk Management in Higher Education

The results are in! On Call International recently conducted an in-depth, qualitative Travel Risk Management survey to help institutions like yours identify best practices, proactively understand strengths and gaps within their current education abroad programs, and benefit from benchmarking data for comparative purposes. And now, we’re excited to announce that our resulting Benchmarking Study: Travel… Read more »

Study Abroad Etiquette Around the World [Round-Up]

Studying abroad can expose your students to a multitude of exciting possibilities and opportunities. However, adjusting to new cultures can sometimes be a challenge, especially for those with limited travel experience. To help your students prepare for their trips around the globe, we’ve compiled a list of our etiquette guides for some of the most… Read more »

On Call in Action:
Student Goes Missing in England

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: Student Goes Missing in… Read more »