Tag Archives : Travel Insurance

Managing a travel crisis: How prepared are you?

Just as the title hints, this session was a very interactive one. Steven Thompson, a senior security advisor for red24, began by discussing recent developments on the travel insurance market and how the landscape has changed since 9/11. He emphasised the importance of securing the safety of employees as a result of the duty of care, and described the types of threats travellers face these days (not being short on real life examples) and the ways to counter them. Continue reading


Dos and Don’ts: International Travel Security

This session will give you insight in the “world risk map”, ie. you will hear what the threats travellers risk to face when travelling and what strategic and/or tactic measures they can take in order to become safe(r). Also, you will learn how important it is to have a travel security system in place if you want to be able to react quickly in case of an emergency for the staff you have sitting abroad. Continue reading


A more volatile world

The political risk climate has probably changed more this year than at any time since the fall of Communism in the late 1980s, and two Forum workshops will provide timely guidance for risk managers on political risks and looking after staff who may get caught up in political unrest or other upheavals. In the meantime, FERMA is looking to find out how members see the current situation. According to FERMA board member Michel Dennery, for example, country risk has changed completely, and there is a material increase in counter party risk. Continue reading