Unfortunately, business travellers don’t always travel to safe locations. As a travel manager, it’s partly your duty to get your colleagues safely from place to place, and have them return in the same way.
It is no surprise, then, that corporate travel safety has become the top priority for many travel managers. Besides, as a business traveller, it is good to know that your travel manager is accessible 24/7. Whatever happens.
“Insecurity is a bad travel companion”
That is what DER Touristik CEO Sören Hartmann says in a recent guest opinion article. An astute statement but, more importantly, he follows up with the right question: what can the travel industry do to alleviate these fears? You can find out Hartmann’s proposals in this insightful article.
Travel safety first
A recent study by American Express Global Business Travel claims that safety has overtaken cost control as the top priority for travel managers. It has risen more than 24% over the last two years. The annual AEGBT Barometer, discussed in the link below, reveals other travel trends as well.
Travel safety apps
The controversial French app, SAIP, warns people of dangers in their vicinity. Could it be useful for corporate travel? It might. But there are plenty of professional alternatives. Such as Amadeus Mobile Messenger, which helps you locate, communicate and assist your travellers.
Dealing with travellers in crisis situations
Our Amadeus Mobile Messenger responds to every one of those needs by offering all the necessary functionalities to effectively locate, communicate and assist your travellers, combined into one intuitive, graphical tool. You don’t want to waste time and effort when dealing with difficult situations, so we have built in an efficient workflow.
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