Travel Security 2021-03-05T14:16:26+00:00

Travel Security

In times of global business endeavours, travel security for employees and expatriates is an increasingly complex undertaking, comprising a high degree of responsibility for corporate management.

Effective protection on the move.

For one thing, worldwide travel security is a big logistical challenge for companies, for example when it comes to tracking travel data and providing a global network for immediate emergency assistance on the ground. For another, business travellers and employees abroad are exposed to a broadening spectrum of risks, ranging from sudden illness and physical assaults, to more subtle, “new” threats. For instance, sensitive corporate information is more and more often stolen through technical attacks on smartphones while their owners are travelling. In other cases, travellers are being spied on in their hotels. The risks are, among others:

  • Medical emergencies
  • Traffic accidents and unsafe means of travel
  • Street crime
  • Sexual harassment
  • Corruption and legal uncertainty
  • Industrial espionage
  • Assaults with a weapon
  • Kidnapping and extortion
  • Political unrest and violent demonstrations
  • Terrorist attacks
  • Militant acts
  • Natural disasters
  • Pandemics

As a foundation, companies require a specific travel security policy that lays down rules for booking and conduct of travels and is man-datory for all employees. Based on the policy these following steps arise: