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What Can Business Travelers Learn from Attacks on Tourists in Mexico? With approximately 40 million tourists visiting Mexico in 2018, the tourism industry is booming—but so is violent crime.[1] In fact, the U.S. State Department recently issued a Level 2
The Blockade of Qatar and the Implications for Multinationals The Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) travel and trade boycott against Qatar for its alleged support of terrorism is the latest “family feud” to hit the trouble-prone region. Terrorism isn’t the only
Asia, Executive Protection, International Traveling, Security
Here’s How to Prepare for a Medical Crisis While Traveling Overseas When preparing for an international business trip, executives rarely think about the possibility of ending up in hospital. Nonetheless, for the thousands of Americans that find themselves far from
Executive Protection, International Traveling, Security, Security Tips
Here’s What You Need to Know Before Traveling to Bahrain Located off the coast of Saudi Arabia and in the heart of the Middle East, Bahrain is a frequent destination for business executives and tourists alike. While crime remains a
Asia, Executive Protection, Executive Protection Agent, GPS Monitoring, International Traveling, Security, Security Tips
When a Routine Business Trip Turns into a Nightmare: What to Do If You Are Arrested in a Foreign Country The last thing on your mind when traveling for business is the prospect of being arrested. Nonetheless, the U.S. government
Executive Protection, Executive Protection Agent, International Traveling, Security Tips
Steps to Secure Your Devices and Data Before Traveling to China With a population of almost 1.4 billion and a middle class expected to include 550 million by 2022, China presents an enticing market for US companies. However, business travel
China, Cybersecurity, Executive Protection, International Traveling, Security, Security Tips
September 7, 2018

Traveling to India

Traveling to India While recent crimes against foreigners, including several rapes and murders received extensive media coverage, crimes against tourists and business travelers to India take place relatively infrequently. Nonetheless, overseas travels comes with risk – especially for first-time travelers
Executive Protection, International Traveling, Security, Security Tips
How to Avoid a Virtual Kidnapping Scam “If you want to see your Clare again, don’t hang up,” says the voice on the other end of the call. You can hear a female voice screaming for help in the background.
Executive Protection, Kidnapping, Security, Security Tips
Is Your Airline Safe? Here’s How to Check How safe did you feel during your last flight? Chances are the flight was uneventful and perhaps boring—especially if you fly often. In today’s world, over 100,000 flights take place per day
Executive Protection, International Traveling, Security, Security Tips
Is It Safe to Drive in China? As a major trading partner of the United States, China is a frequent destination for countless executives’ business trips. While many cities, including the capital, Beijing, have extensive public transportation systems, some business
Executive Protection, International Traveling, Security, Security Tips
Are You a Soft Target? Here’s How to Find Out   Whether at home, work, or play, it’s easy for a busy executive to remain blind to all manner of risks and threats. Yet just because you don’t see a
Executive Protection, Security, Security Tips
Here’s how to protect yourself in the event of a terrorist attack on your hotel Would you know what to do if terrorists stormed your hotel? A recent attack on the Intercontinental hotel in Kabul that claimed the lives of
Executive Protection, International Traveling, Security, Security Tips
Driving in Mexico: What Business Travelers Need to Know When authorities found the burned bodies of Dean Lucas and Adam Coleman in the shell of their van in the Sinaloa state, the Australian surfers were a very long way from
International Traveling, Mexico, Security
May 22, 2018

Traveling to Russia

Traveling to Russia In addition to welcoming 32 international soccer teams, in June 2018, Russian authorities predict an influx of over 1 million visitors. Given the invasion of soccer fans from around the globe, doubts surround the ability of Russia’s
International Traveling, Russia, Security, Security Tips
Ways LGBTQIA Business Travelers Can Protect Themselves Overseas While we’d like to think of the world as tolerant and accepting, in reality, traveling overseas for business involves a certain degree of risk for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and
Executive Protection, International Traveling, Security, Security Tips
Four Reasons Why Clients Sometimes Prefer Female Executive Protection Officers Is the woman that just exited the restaurant with a well-known business executive a personal friend, the children’s nanny, or an administrative assistant? You might be surprised to learn that
Executive Protection, Executive Protection Agent, Security
What is the Role of an Executive Protection Agent? Separating Fact from Fiction While it helps to sell tickets, Hollywood’s portrayal of security agents as musclebound, intimidating, and often reckless, reinforces a stereotype that bears little resemblance to real life.
Executive Protection, Executive Protection Agent, Security
November 16, 2017

Violence in the Workplace

Violence in the Workplace: When Does It Make Sense to Engage a Corporate Security Provider? Responding to the Threat of Workplace Violence After a minor disagreement, a long-term, female employee physically threatened several coworkers. The following day, the same employee
Executive Protection, Security, Workplace Stability
How to Prepare for Travel to a Country that you’ve Never Visited Before If you’ve not traveled overseas recently, odds are that you soon will. In today’s increasingly competitive environment, businesses often compete in far-flung marketplaces. That means that employees
Executive Protection, International Traveling, Security
  HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN EARTHQUAKE Earthquakes can cause a mild to violent shock and can occur anytime, anywhere. This guide can help you protect your family, your property and yourself before, during and after an earthquake. KNOW YOUR
Natural Disasters, Security, Security Tips
With the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in doubt, the already-precarious security situation south of the border has the potential to change from a low-grade conflict to something much worse if the U.S. and Mexico fail
Executive Protection, International Traveling, Mexico, Narco Violence, Security