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Mark Pattison, a former NFL player, successfully climbed Mount Everest in 2021 despite suffering from a case of snow blindness on summit day. He couldn’t see out of one of his eyes. “When we woke up that morning and started our climb at 12:30, it was awful, we had snow and sleet coming across, blowing […]
If you are traveling with a disability, planning a trip—especially internationally—can be met with daunting obstacles. Disabled travel is a reality experienced by most of the millions of disabled people who travel each year. A recent report by MMGY Global, Portrait of Travelers with Disabilities: Mobility and Accessibility revealed that “nearly all (96%) of […]
Contracting COVID-19 is nothing to shrug off. It’s a serious disease, especially for people who are older or have medical conditions that could complicate recovery. Unfortunately for Suzanne Blowers, a 78-year-old woman with three rare blood diseases, these were the circumstances facing her during a river cruise in France when she tested positive for coronavirus […]
Global Rescue personnel are involved in medical, security and travel operations on a daily basis worldwide. Throughout the pandemic, and without any disruption, Global Rescue has responded to the needs of travelers at home and abroad.
The FIFA 2022 World Cup event in Qatar will have special international entry requirements for travelers including a Hayya Card. Getting there by air may be a challenge since Qatar Airways flight status will be optimized for the event. To assist travelers, Global Rescue released the “FIFA World Cup 2022 Risk Assessment.”
Need ideas of where to travel for Halloween? Visiting cemeteries across the globe may sound macabre, but tombstone tourists are learning the history of the city all in one place. Learn how to stay safe during dark travel.
Global Rescue has answered the needs of travelers at home and abroad without any disruption of service since 2004. In a typical 30-day period, Global Rescue executes hundreds of operations in dozens of countries and principalities. Below are highlights from some of our most recent operations in various locations.
Japan has been slow to open to tourism. In June, Japan eased its borders only for foreign tourists on guided package tours who are were willing to follow COVID testing and quarantine requirements. Then Japan only accepted tourists who have used a travel agency to plan a visit. Starting October 11, individual tourists may visit Japan -- and tourists with U.S. passports no longer need a visa to stay up to three months.