Posted in Policy Productivity Risk

‘Laptop Ban’ Prompts Review Of Travel, IT Policies

[UPDATE, July 20, 2017: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security no longer bans large electronic devices in airplane passenger cabins for flights coming in from…

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Posted in Risk

‘Trust But Verify’ Your Hotel Safety Vetting

Most organizations don’t inspect every hotel property they tell travelers to use. They can do some of that with the help of travel management companies…

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Posted in Risk

Amid Growing Travel Risk Management Awareness, GBTA Upsizes Assessment Tool

Denver — Companies trying to manage travel risk sometimes don’t know if their efforts suffice. Once they know where they stand, there’s much to do…

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Posted in Risk

Book Review: A (Nearly) Complete TRM Resource

Fortunately for traveling businesspeople exposed to a world of danger, risk management is embedded in corporate travel’s consciousness. It’s a tricky area that touches many other…

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Posted in Culture Risk

Overseas Security Advisory Council Forum Considers LGBT Traveler Mobility

Washington, D.C. – Along with changing attitudes, many private-sector companies now have nondiscrimination policies protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. Some such employees no…

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International SOS Commissions New Duty Of Care Code As GBTA Preps TRM Tool Update

[UPDATE, Sept. 27, 2016: Standards company BSI announced it published the code of practice commissioned by International SOS. Publicly Available Specification 3001:2016 can be purchased…

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Posted in Payment Risk

How Good Is Card Swipe Data For TRM?

During a crisis, business travelers don’t always check in with their companies when requested to do so. That may result from complacency or ignorance to…

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