duty of care

Southwest Aims To Soothe A Corporate Travel Headache: Changes

Due out this spring, the Southwest Business TravelTrack service aims to mitigate a growing challenge for corporate travel programs — missing data from changed itineraries. Bookings originally made through online booking tools and global distribution systems, as supported by travel management companies, often end up getting changed directly with airlines when flights are disrupted. Those…

Notebook: Searching For Better Travel Data, International SOS Endorses Spotnana

As part of its mission to support client employees’ safety, security and well-being, risk management firm International SOS processes 20 million passenger name records a week. Between 1.5 percent and 2 percent have errors, according to the firm’s global travel industry relations VP, Wendy Stachowiak. That’s a lot. But with some new mutual clients using…

Travel Risk Firms Warn Of Growing, Multifaceted Dangers

Geopolitical tensions, cybersecurity threats and the impact of climate change topped 2024 watchlists and predictions published during the past two months by several travel risk management providers. Even as armed conflict grows in multiple locations around the globe for the first time in decades, there’s also consensus that travel program managers should beware of domestic…

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With cost savings from NDC “not turning out to be what it was meant to be,” Air France’s chief commercial officer last week lambasted American Airlines‘ distribution plan. “American Airlines is leading the way — they think they’re leading the way — in new distribution strategies,” said Angus Clarke during an Air France-KLM Group investor…

GBTA Posts Index Of Travel Risk Management Suppliers, Capabilities

Duty of care is top of mind and ISO guidance on travel risk management is becoming more familiar to those involved in corporate travel. Still, many organizations don’t know which suppliers and third parties can meet TRM program needs. Aiming to plug that knowledge gap, the GBTA Risk Committee surveyed providers, reviewed supporting evidence and…

Op Ed: Julian Moro Of International SOS On Duty Of Care In Ukraine And Beyond

Every crisis offers lessons and the war in Ukraine is no exception. Overlapping emergencies especially put critical event managers to the test and expose program deficiencies. Julian Moro, an SVP and regional security director at International SOS, shares gaps observed during the past few years and ways to improve corporate duty of care. Just over…

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