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What You Need to Know When Traveling During Hurricane Season

Travelers need to be particularly mindful of the weather in late summer and fall. The official hurricane season lasts from June 1st through November 30th, with the peak of the season from mid-August to late October. During this time, hurricanes…
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Why Technology is Needed to Manage Risk

According to the latest U.S. Corporate Travel Report, managed travel is booming as it represents 1/3 of the total travel market and is expected to reach nearly $140 billion by year 2022. The broadest spend in travel right now is the online segment…
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Three Ways to Protect Your Privacy When You Travel

In today’s world of advanced technology it’s important to protect your privacy when you travel. If you’ve ever used a laptop, cellphone or credit card, then you’ve shared countless amounts of data that could be used negatively if in…

Boeing 737 Max 8: What's Next?

Investigations into what caused two Boeing 737 Max 8 flights to crash in similar ways less than six months apart are still ongoing. Inspections found that both ill-fated aircraft were missing safety features that could have helped the pilots…

Starwood Data Breach

Data breaches are becoming ever more prevalent across all industries. The recent breach of Starwood exposed personally identifiable information of up to 500 million Starwood guests. Security concerns like this raise questions of more secure…

Women Traveling for Business: Tips to Stay Safe

Women are the most rapidly growing demographic in business travel today. Over half of travel programs in 2018 had a higher percentage of female travelers compared to 2-3 years ago. Yet, with so many women traveling for business, there is a vast…
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TSA Enhances Security, Keeps PreCheck Appeal

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) plans to enhance their security offerings while still giving PreCheck users their money’s worth. Part of the TSA’s security upgrades includes experimenting with additional segmentation…
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FAA Urges Laptop Ban

The Federal Aviation Administration put out a statement this past Friday, October 20, 2017, urging aviation authorities around the world to ban large electronic devices like laptops from being transported in checked bags. The issue of…
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State Department Implements New Travel Warning System

Understanding the complexity, frequency of change, and overall challenges around staying up to date with potential impacts to our travelers’ safety, the U.S. State Department has launched a new travel warning system which is designed to…
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After Tragedy, Southwest Airlines Has Completed Its Inspections

Safety concerns following the recent Southwest Airlines tragedy, in which an engine broke apart, shattering a window, and ultimately causing the death of the passenger seated by the window, roused the FAA to order new engine inspections.…