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

Global Travel will inevitably resume and it will certainly look different than it did before. 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, once travel bans are lifted and borders re-open, there are…

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known as one of the safest cities in the world, was embroiled in protests at the latter part of last year, when a now withdrawn extradition bill allowing for the extradition of fugitives in Hong Kong to mainland China was proposed.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…

Travel Risk Management Training for the Traveler: Maximizing Program Effectiveness

Author: Jacob Newton An effective strategy for maximizing the effectiveness of an organization’s Travel Risk Management (TRM) program is by incorporating a quality training regimen for the individual traveler.  Training the traveler tends to be overlooked; however, it’s the individual traveler that can have the largest impact on mitigating the impact of incidents when they…

Monthly Risk Spotlight: November

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad. Asia Pacific Indonesia: Student Protests Raise Concerns Over the Erosion of Civil Rights and Democratic Accountability In September 2019, the largest student demonstrations in the last two decades in Indonesia exposed social and political fault lines…

Securing Leadership Commitment for Your Organization’s Travel Risk Management Programs

Author: Jacob Newton Securing active leadership support for your organization’s Travel Risk Management (TRM) initiatives is critical. Organizations invest numerous resources into travel annually, and the potential impact of emergencies can be catastrophic. Furthermore, engagement by the individual traveler in the TRM program can be the most difficult to accomplish, but is pivotal because they are…

Monthly Risk Spotlight: October

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad. Asia Pacific  Indonesia Grapples With the Economic and Health-related Fall-outs of Massive Forest Fires Toxic smog resulting from forest fires on a greater than usual scale engulfed the Southeast Asian countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore…