Determining a Travel Restart Strategy That Makes Sense for Your Organization

Earlier this year, COVID-19 became a global pandemic, which in turn, brought travel to a screeching halt. Now, the world is slowly opening back up again, but many organizations have questions around when to restart travel and, once they do, what traveling in the new normal will actually look like. To help answer these questions,…

Picking Up the Pieces of Higher Education Travel [On-Demand Webinar]

As the world re-opens for travel, we know that many higher education institutions have questions around re-engaging their study abroad programs. To help answer these questions, we recently teamed up with our friends at URMIA and Texas Christian University to discuss the key factors that impact the decision of when to resume travel. Upon viewing…

On Call’s Ryan DeStefano Answers Top Travel Restart FAQs

The world is starting to open up for travel again…and we know you have some questions! While there is a lot of great information out there about restarting your organization’s international travel programs, it’s also getting increasingly more difficult to sift through what’s relevant and decipher what it really means for your travelers and your…

Travel Restart Phase 1: The Establishment of ‘Travel Bubbles’

By Evan Garfield, Global Security Specialist  The global pandemic has dealt a significant blow to world economies, including the tourism industry. As summer approaches, some countries are collaboratively attempting to salvage the tourist season by gradually easing restrictions while considering the implementation of special tourist corridors, also known as ‘travel bubbles.’ Travel bubbles are safe…

Making Informed Decisions Around Restarting Travel: On Call’s COVID-19 Travel Outlook Map

If you oversee international travel at your organization, one of the main questions you’re probably asking right now is: ‘How will we know when to restart travel?’ The reality is, there are many factors that should be considered when making this important decision. To give you a hand, our team of in-house travel health and…

Travel Risk Management: Incident Recovery, Repatriation, and Program Adaptation

Author: Jake Newton As COVID-19 continues to progress and international travel anticipates its resurgence, now is a great time for organizations to explore how they can bolster their Travel Risk Management (TRM) programs.  One of the areas that is often overlooked is the timeframe toward the end of an incident that is designed to ensure…

How to Implement a Travel Risk Management Program at Your Organization [On-Demand Webinar]

COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented level of disruption to global travel, but now things are starting to pivot to the stage where organizations need to start looking to the future. Global travel will inevitably resume, and it certainly will look different than it did before. Once travel bans are lifted and borders re-open, there are…

On Call’s Global Assistance & Security Expert, Ryan DeStefano, Answers (More) Top COVID-19 Travel FAQs

As COVID-19 continues to dominate the conversation, it’s getting increasingly more difficult to sift through the abundance of information and decipher what’s really relevant for your travelers and your organization. On Call’s VP of Global Assistance Services, Ryan DeStefano, is here to help by answering more  FAQs we’ve been hearing from clients and travelers, while…

Proactive Risk Management: On Call Deploys Overseas to Assist With On-the-Ground Evacuation Planning, Crisis Preparedness, and More

Author: Eric White, On Call Global Security Specialist Hong Kong, once known as one of the safest cities in the world, was embroiled in protests at the latter part of last year, when a now withdrawn extradition bill allowing for the extradition of fugitives in Hong Kong to mainland China was proposed. Since the introduction…

Travel Risk Management Training for the Administrator: Maximizing Program Effectiveness

Author: Jacob Newton In the first segment of our two-part Travel Risk Management (TRM) training series, we discussed techniques for organizations looking to establish a training program for their individual travelers, and why it’s so important.  Similarly, those overseeing travel risk management and duty of care initiatives for their organizations also have a responsibility to…