How Mental Health Issues And In-Trip Behavior Heighten Business Travel Risk

An International SOS Foundation study of international business travelers' health and wellness uncovered some new points, according to researchers. One was that few companies accounted for vulnerabilities among employees with pre-existing psychological conditions. Another was about risk-taking. When travelers are out and about, they're more likely to do things they would not normally.

International SOS in late 2017 interviewed stakeholders at eight clients. They reported that employees on a business trip "felt they had anonymity and a lack of responsibility."

Affinity Health at Work, a consultancy, and Kingston University London cooperated on the research. Published this month . . .

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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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