• Consistent TRM policy and procedure
• General travel safety training
• Consistent pre-trip risk monitoring and notification
• Data management for traveler tracking
• Legal and executive management buy-in
DUTY OF CARE/SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
• Risk management policy includes all employees, not
• Proactive manager and traveler
• Consistent pre-trip and on-trip risk monitoring
• Geopolitical – Ongoing or recent civil unrest, war, recent terror incidents, raised threat levels
• Criminal – Rates of violent crimes, kidnappings, petty crime, illegal drug trafficking, etc.
• Regulatory – Border restrictions, tax codes, workers rights, drug laws, sex trade, etc.
• Cultural – For example, does the government criminalize homosexuality or curb
women’s rights to a degree that increases risk to corporate travelers?
• Infectious Disease – Avian flu, Ebola, Zika, etc.
• Weather/Environmental Hazards – Worksite conditions or issues like air quality or
dynamics like earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, etc.
• Traveler Health – Is the traveler fit for travel?
• Travel Patterns & Compliance – For example, the traveler’s percent of
overnight flights, international car rentals or car rentals directly following
long-haul flights, booking compliance through the agency, hotel attachment
rates and other gaps that prevent proper data collection.
TRAVEL PARTNER VETTING
• Sourcing Protocol – Are suppliers sourced and vetted for safety standards and
emergency management, particularly in new, emerging or unfamiliar markets?
• In-Market Transportation – Pay close attention to ground transportation safety.
* This list is not comprehensive, but meant to provide consideration points.
When was the last time your com-
pany conducted a risk assessment
of its major travel markets?
IN THE LAST
IN THE LAST
NEVER / I
Source: B TN Taking On Travel Risk Management
Survey, February 2017
Source: International SOS and Control Risks