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Monkeypox Global Outbreak Update

There is currently a global outbreak of monkeypox involving countries that do not usually have the disease and without apparent links to endemic countries. Download ISOS_Monkeypox_A4 Infographic Poster GBTA On 23 July the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared monkeypox a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). The emergency committee that…

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Companies Should Be Rethinking Their Business Travel Programs For A New Era, According to New Research

Alexandria, VA  – Business travelers are taking to the roads and the skies again, but are corporate travel programs and policies keeping up with the way business travel happens now? With corporate travel and in-person meetings increasingly returning, businesses need to be thoughtful about how they’re implementing – or re-implementing – their travel programs, especially…

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Do you know how to morph your TRM Program to a People Risk Program (PRM)?

Times are changing and we need to start thinking about the health and safety of all personnel, not just the traveler. So, how can we take an existing Travel Risk Program (TRM) and transform it into a People Risk Program (PRM)? As a Travel Program Manager you can make this a strategic organizational initiative and…

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Keeping Travellers Safe

London: Global Secure Accreditation and the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) today announced a partnership to offer a new training course: Travel Risk Management Bootcamp: Understanding and Implementing ISO31030. This one-day virtual programme will help travel and procurement professionals explore travel risk management in the context of the upcoming ISO 31030 guidelines, giving them the…

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Risk Management in a Pandemic

As part of week 6 of the Collaboratory 2020 webinar series, GBTA Interim-Executive Director Dave Hilfman hosted risk management expert Miriam Jones from International SOS. In her role as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Western U.S., for International SOS, Jones advises organizations on developing and managing best-in-class duty of care programs that mitigate health…

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STRUGGLING TO GET LEADERSHIP SUPPORT TO IMPLEMENT OR IMPROVE A TRAVEL RISK MANAGEMENT (TRM) PROGRAM? – TRY THIS!

As the person responsible for your organization’s Travel Program, you may be in a very typical situation trying to get leadership to talk about or focus on travel risk and implementing a process to mitigate travel risk. Typically, you are aware there is a need for an end-to-end travel risk mitigation solution for your organization…

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Travel Risk Management Challenges for Small Programs and Large Ones Too!

Managing travel risk is important for all organizations, regardless of size. Investing in a Travel Risk Management (TRM) program helps your travelers avoid problems, ensures help is available if your travelers need it, and protects your organization from financial loss in the event of something happening. Essential Elements of a TRM Program While the elements…

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Top Risk Management Tips when in Crowded Places

Concerts, festive markets or shopping on the high street – the holiday season is always a popular time for going out. And, as much as these events are to be enjoyed, it is important that anyone attending such events should be mindful of their own personal safety. Here are the top tips to consider when…

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Access to Risk Management Services Still Far From Universal

FRANKFURT (November 28, 2017) – The vast majority of business travellers feel their companies take duty of care seriously, yet access to various risk management services is far from universal, according to new research released today from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association. Roughly one-third of German,…