safety

Public Streets Are The Lab For Self-Driving Experiments

With Tesla making its way into the rental car market and business travelers choosing from a variety of new mobility modes, employers need to keep their ground transportation risk policies up to date. Roy Furchgott writes about how regulations determine liability for autonomous driving, a quickly arriving technology. Tesla’s relentless vision for self-driving cars has…

Vaccine Passports, Covid’s Next Political Flashpoint

Max Fisher is a New York-based international reporter and columnist who has reported from five continents on conflict, diplomacy, social change and other topics. Matina Stevis-Gridneff contributed reporting from Brussels to his March 2 article, republished here with permission from The New York Times, as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments below….

John Rose Vs. Covid-19

Altour chief risk officer John Rose has spoken on 36 webinars since the novel coronavirus outbreak. A former U.S. Marine, Rose’s mission is to eliminate complacency, ignorance and misinformation. After the military and before joining the travel agency in 2018, Rose was a program director for the U.S. Department of Defense in Italy, president of…

Jet Lag App Makers Court Corporate Travel Managers

It’s 2020 and organizations should care about their employees. It helps the bottom line. The thinking behind the recent strong-economy awakening to the traveler experience is giving tailwind to new ideas about jet lag — possibly bane No. 1 in long-distance travel. Jet lag app makers are taking center stage and building connections with the…

Some Suppliers Are Attending To Traveler Well-Being, But Corporate Policies Are Behind

While some companies help employees manage the physical and mental rigors of business travel, many more do not, according to experts and new research. In a dangerous world, as society becomes more aware of mental health issues, they’d better get on that. According to a September survey by CWT, 71 percent of 388 C-suite executives…

A Few Minutes With Hotel Safety And Security Expert Paul Moxness

Jay Campbell last week spoke for about nine minutes with consultant Paul Moxness, one of the world’s leading experts on risk management in lodging. Formerly Radisson’s VP for corporate safety and security, Moxness argued for greater transparency on risks in lodging. “Security is cheap,” he said. “It’s the incidents that are expensive.” Rather than spending…

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