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Managing Kidnapping Risk

American organizations are at risk of kidnapping around the world – it’s vital they manage the risks. Hostage US estimates that around 200 Americans are kidnapped overseas each year. Some are taken by criminals in countries such as Mexico and Brazil, some are taken by terrorists in the Middle East,…

GBTA Launches All-New Podcast

GBTA is launching its first official podcast this week. The Business of Travel will cover all topics related to business travel. Expect weekly episodes, each featuring several short interviews with industry experts and thought leaders on a range of key issues affecting the business travel industry.   Listen to a…

Don’t Risk a Holiday Season that is Memorable for the Wrong Reasons…!

The U.S. State Department recently issued a travel alert warning of a heightened terrorist threat in Europe during the holiday season. Increased security is to be anticipated in urban centers, airports, tourist locations and Christmas markets throughout Europe, including France, Belgium, Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, Italy and Spain.  ISIS…

Access to Risk Management Services Still Far From Universal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:        Colleen Lerro Gallagher, +1 315-447-2331, Marianne Varkiani, +1 703-236-1164,   Access to Risk Management Services Still Far From Universal Duty of Care Made Difficult by Lack of Visibility into Travel Plans FRANKFURT (November 28, 2017) – The vast majority of business travellers feel their companies take

Little Things Add Up

If an emergency occurred at your event right this instant, would you have the proper strategies in place to handle it? When it comes to risk management, little things add up to big protection for both your attendees and organization. GBTA recently held a webinar entitled Risk Management, Safety, & Security – Little Things Add

Coming Soon…the GBTA Risk Committee Brings You New and Updated Offerings in 2017

As the new year begins and business travel resumes, we are reminded that travel security risks exist everywhere and the impact of crime, terrorism, civil unrest, information security and political instability is real. In order to provide you with the most relevant and meaningful material as it relates to global events, Duty of Care and

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