Earlier this year, I got very sick towards the end of an exciting international vacation. We had gone to Alaska for a whirlwind trip with my family, including a cruise through the Inside Passage and a few days in Vancouver, British Columbia. My Dad was sick during a good part of the trip and suffered the difficulties of sleepless nights and tired daytime hours. It wasn’t easy for him…I know, because when we were heading home on an all-night flight / layover combination from Vancouver, I succumbed to the cold as well and dealt with a nasty fever and sleepless night. Would overseas medical assistance have helped my Dad and I recover more quickly? I think it definitely could have! [Read more…] about Overseas Medical Insurance: It’s Worth the Expense!
International Employee Medical Assistance
Overseas travel for your employees can be fraught with challenges that include navigating through foreign airports and cities as well as jet lag that often accompanies time zone changes. Business travelers often have added stressors, many with days of back-to-back meetings to fit a large volume of work into a limited number of days. Arranging for local transportation or other routine needs may be difficult for some travelers where there are language or cultural barriers to overcome. [Read more…] about Business Travel Security for Employees: A Key Benefit for VIPS, Managers, and Other Executives
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. [Read more…] about ‘Open Enrollment’ for International Employee Medical Assistance through IMG GlobalSecur is available Year Round
When senior executives are traveling overseas, they can become very pampered. They may be use to flying first class or business class in airplanes, they may be staying at the best hotels, and they may be eating at the best restaurants. They may be drinking at the best bars, drinking the best drinks, and going to the best nightclubs. All of this, it may be occurring, while they suffer and work at a grueling pace. They deserve to have good service, even service with a smile! [Read more…] about Service with a Smile: Overseas Medical Alerts When You Need Them
Senior executives and VIPs are very special people, and often they know it. They may be very high up in the food chain of your organization, be that a corporation or nonprofit. This is also true for those who work for the government. People who become executives have not only a particular type of personality but they have a particular type of psychological experience. Let’s face it: they are used to getting their way. A very high executive may be very used to being able to boss people around, and may be used to people simply saying yes. The “yes man” is a well-known stereotype, but the flipside of this is the boss who demands to have his or her way. [Read more…] about Executive Travel Monitoring and Check-ins Overseas: Yes They Should