Demand for travel security advice grows 800 per cent

Intensive growth in business travel and globalisation has led to an increased demand in travel security, which has increased by eight times in the last 10 years.

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New research into global business travel has shown demand for security advice has grown by almost 30 per cent in the past two years alone, and has had an 800 per cent increase since 2008.

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On average, over 100 business travellers and international assignees a day have been supported with advice in the past year.The report carried out by International SOS and Control Risks, reveals insight into the importance of travel security support to the business traveller.International SOS and Control Risks are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their strategic alliance in March 2018. Since launch, it has supported members with over 5.3m pre-travel advisories and over 100,000 situation development/crisis alerts.
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Demand grows for robust security risk management

David Johnson, CEO of Security Services at International SOS, comments, “Globalisation and an increasing emphasis on Duty of Care has brought the necessity of robust security risk management programmes to the forefront of the corporate agenda, and business leaders have become increasingly aware that this is an essential aspect of business resilience.“Through our partnership with Control Risks, we have been able to take the lead globally in providing expert pre-travel advice, up-to-the-minute situational awareness and on the ground support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.”To know more about how International SOS and Control Risks successful partnership supports the mobile workforce, click here.
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