Outbreak: Preparing For The Worst

By | October 14, 2015

Houston - You've got employees at an overseas location during an outbreak of a nasty disease. Local authorities start clamping down. Quarantines set up by U.S. health officials mean some of your workers can't re-enter the country, if they can even leave the scene of the outbreak. Maybe some of your employees contracted the disease. Maybe they've been detained. What do you do?

The Global Congress on Travel Risk Management here this week played out that scenario. The exercise placed attendees within a fictitious U.S.-based multinational firm operating in a fictitious Middle . . .

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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.