Monthly Risk Spotlight: September

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad. In our latest installment, we discuss kidnappings in North Africa, the heatwave in Europe, and more from around the globe. Americas Developments in the U.S.-Cuba Relationship On August 23rd, 2018, the U.S. State Department downgraded the…

How to Align Technology and Risk Management to Optimize Study Abroad Safety and Duty of Care

Whether it’s theft, terrorism, disease, or even weather – global risks have many institutions wondering how to implement or adapt a formal traveler protection strategy. However, when students are spread across the globe, maintaining a level of proactive and continuous oversight can be challenging without the right tools and technology in place. In this blog,…

Monthly Risk Spotlight: August

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad. In our latest installment, we discuss kidnappings in North Africa, the heatwave in Europe, and more from around the globe.   Americas Migration Patterns in Latin America Several significant migration patterns are occurring in Latin America…

Behind the Scenes: How a Medical Evacuation Works

Have you ever wondered how a medical evacuation works? You can never predict when, where, or even if one of your travelers will get sick or injured overseas—however, in the unfortunate event it happens, knowing how to effectively react is more than half the battle…and we can help! Our medical evacuation guide for organizations will…

Trends in Global Risk: Q2-2018

Want to enhance your understanding of stories you see on the news and apply them to your organization’s travel risk management strategies? We can help! On Call’s Global Risk Update is just what you need for garnering insights that can help your organization meet its duty of care and better protect your traveling population. In…

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…

Contemporary Female Travel: Issues and Risk Strategies

Now, more than ever, organizations are challenged to effectively balance risk management while empowering female travelers to embrace the opportunities this world has to offer. Recognizing this complex challenge, On Call recently teamed up with a diverse panel of experts to present a webinar on female traveler safety in context of modern issues, recent events,…

Growing Opportunities, Growing Risks: On Call’s 2017-2018 Global Risks Review

We know it can be a struggle to do the research needed to truly understand the risk environment and where your organization has exposure—and we can help! Our new Global Risks Review not only focuses on big picture issues such as natural disasters and this year’s many important elections, but also discusses specific topics such…

Less Stress, Healthier Travel: Tips and Strategies for Organizations

Business travel can be frantic – riddled with early mornings, late nights and non-stop meetings, all without the normal comforts and routines experienced at home. In fact, according to our national survey, over a third of business travelers (36%) believe that work-related travel makes them more stressed than normal. And it’s easy to see why….

Top Trends in Study Abroad and Risk Management: 2017 Open Doors Recap

If you oversee international travel at your institution, staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in study abroad can be a challenge. One fantastic resource is the Open Doors Report, published every year by the Institute of International Education in conjunction with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs. This…