Being in a new country can be a challenge. Since you are not familiar with the new environment many questions will arise such as, where to go to the bathroom, best restaurants to eat, and directions for getting around to your destinations. Language and culture can sometimes be a barrier to effective communication, so here are a few tips to help get your questions answered when traveling abroad: Learn the culture: Each country differs when it comes to manners and … Continued

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At Safe Harbors Business Travel we want to help prepare you for every aspect of your trip, including your experience on the plane. If you find yourself on a bumpy ride keep a few of these tips in mind: Follow the instructions of flight attendants and/or the pilots. The best thing you can do on a flight that is experiencing severe turbulence is to follow the instructions of experienced professionals. Both the pilots and flight attendants are professionally trained to … 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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