Today International SOS joins thousands of corporate travel directors and other business travel thought leaders at the 2012 GBTA Convention in Boston, Mass. Many of these convention attendees may also be gearing up for their organizations' travel to London to attend or conduct business during the 2012 Olympics Games.
Despite an increasing number of women business travelers, some organizatoins still struggle when it comes to providing the right travel safety advice to female employees. Areas of particular concern for women abroad include; sexual and opportunistic crime threads, managing cultural sensitivities and understanding local health systems and risks.
Today International SOS marked a milestone for the company's mobile travel assistance application for members by announcing that since the app was released in September 2011 it has been downloaded by more than 50,000 users.
Respondents were asked to a) identify the nations in which they have employees working, or where employees are regularly sent on assignment and b) to rank those nations in order according to the level of danger that organization believes is posed to employees, in terms of health, safety and security.
International SOS, the world's leading medical and security assistance company, will host an education session on Tuesday, July 24 during the GBTA 2012 Convention, which takes place July 22-25 in Boston, Mass.
TREVOSE, PA - August 22, 2011 - An industry-leading blog, www.dialoguesondutyofcare.com launched recently by International SOS, brings together a wide range of travel management, human resources, legal and security experts around the topic of Duty of Care: a company's obligation to protect its employees from risks.
August 21, 2011 - TREVOSE, PA - A survey of more than 4,700 international business travelers released this week by travel, medical, security and concierge assistance firm International SOS provides a revealing look at the attitudes of international business travelers on travel-tracking technology, the way they use mobile devices to receive information, and the types of travel-related information they want to receive from their employers.