As an employer you have a duty of care to your employees if you send them abroad on business, and that counts for both their working hours and their off-duty hours. Continue reading

For international business travelers, checking in with the home office can feel like another chore to check off of the list. A VIP may appreciate a company’s duty to be concerned about their welfare when flying abroad, but the constant demands to check in and confirm their safety can be bothersome. Continue reading

There’s an old saying about Mexico that says, “So far from God and so close to the United States.” Like many of these old sayings, there’s a lot that goes into that that can spark an interesting conversation between a citizen of Mexico and a citizen of the United States, or especially for anyone who lives close to the border or anyone who has friends and family of either Mexican or American dissent. Needless to say, the relationship between Mexico and the United States has not always been easy but it has always been close. Continue reading

Many executives are not only go-getters in the office, but can be active after hours as well. To them, a 10 mile run may seem like a “jog” with very little preparation. When a VIP has to fly overseas on business, they may think nothing of using spare time to rent a board and surf the waves of Ireland. Continue reading

Medical pandemics are a popular movie genre. Theater-goers enjoy a good fright while sitting safely in their seats viewing the chaos of an epidemic on screen. Illness can include all manner of ruin to the infected including “un-dead” symptoms. We have to admit, some of our staff enjoy a good zombie pandemic film too. We can get a bit critical about the story line though. Continue reading

Whether travelling overseas on business or for pleasure, no one expects to have their beach time interrupted by a natural disaster. Yet, on a perfectly sunny day by the sparking ocean, an off-shore earthquake can strike, triggering a life-threatening tsunami. Many vacationers may initially not believe that the large wave is on its way. That’s because a tidal wave from a Tsunami starts off slow and gains strength as it makes it way to the shoreline. Continue reading

Fall is the time U.S. companies offer open enrollment for their employees. Corporate staff looking to change their existing medical care, or sign up for a new plan are finally able to make it happen. Continue reading

New York, NY – NOvember 29, 2016. Following the announcement of the FoneTrac® patent, IMG GlobalSecur has issued a short explanatory blog post on the importance of monitoring employee travel to protect security yet preserve privacy. GlobalSecur monitoring provides the ‘back end’ support that gives FoneTrac® a robust system of not only monitoring employee travel but communicating with employees during any type of security crisis, big or small. Continue reading

As executive travel ramps up for the Fall season, many HR managers are focused on scheduling employee overseas safety. Traveling VIP’s may be expected to follow a busy itinerary with many HR check-in’s to assure the company they have arrived to the hotel safely. Continue reading

Global travel is on the rise and busy company executives travel from one country to the next to keep business running smoothly. In the meantime, back at the main office, HR managers work to ensure that there is an employee travel security plan at every stop. When the VIP takes a redeye flight to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and then hops over to Delhi, India, HR managers need a safety strategy to keep up. Although technology has connected people from all over the world, danger in a foreign country can quickly cut ties. Continue reading