Researchers Advocate Doing More For The Safety Of Female Business Travelers

When it comes to the needs of women business travelers, safety and security understandably are the top issues. The considerations range from ground transportation safety to proper precautions about the Zika virus for pregnant women to cultural and legal issues in countries where womens' rights are restricted. There are obvious concerns related to assault, rape and other crimes, regardless of where women travel. According to industry research this year, organizations could do more to address all that.

What's the hold up? "It's the same reason as employee well-being in general," said Carolyn Pearson, CEO of Maiden . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.

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