Worldwide Travel Alert

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Many of you may know that the U.S. Department of State issued a Worldwide Travel Alert on November 23, 2015 involving the usual, reprehensible suspects: ISIL/ISIS, al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram. Guidelines for U.S. citizens includes, verbatim: Follow the instructions of local authorities.  Monitor media and local information sources and factor updated information into personal travel plans and activities. Be prepared for additional security screening and unexpected disruptions. Stay in touch with your family members and ensure they know how to reach … Continued

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If So, Good.  Here is How We Can Help. If Not, They Should Be.  Here is Why. Every company, organization, government agency and NGO may operate differently, but they all share something critical and identical: They are their people. And your human resources department provides the necessary organization, oversight and connection to those people. People who may have to travel on behalf of your company or organization. Those of you with human resources responsibilities need to have access to where … Continued

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Safe Harbors Business Travel is One of Only 28 “Concur Preferred Partner” Travel Management Companies in the World. Here is Why it Matters to Your Company or NGO. You now have the ability to book travel online without having to compare fares, document purchases and helplessly navigate excessive fees and change orders. Your NGO can have direct access to whatever travel you require through the Safe Harbors Travel Group/Concur Preferred Network. Now, at your disposal: 85 partner travel companies in … Continued

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Yes, it’s a Thing. As international business travel becomes more commonplace, employers are facing their responsibilities when it comes to managing the risks associated with overseas travel. Duty of Care is the legal term that refers to the obligations employers have to take practical steps to safeguard their employees against any reasonably foreseeable dangers in the workplace. For employees who travel abroad, the risks can be quite different from those in the home office. Threats of overseas assignments include terrorism, … Continued

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