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The world can feel like a dangerous place. Whether it’s a deadly kidnapping in Nigeria, an abduction in Mexico, or a hostage-taking in Brazil, the political unrest and high-profile kidnappings that occupy front page news make it easy to feel vulnerable when traveling. It’s also compelling many business leaders to consider executive protection. When planning […]
A mountaineering doctor from Utah pleaded guilty to calling in a false report of hypothermia after attempting and failing to summit Denali so he could be “rescued” by helicopter instead of descending on his own, according to a criminal complaint filed in Fairbanks, Alaska federal court. The doctor has been banned from Denali (20,310 ft/6,190 […]
At Global Rescue, one of the best parts of our work is getting to know our inspiring members. Many go to the ends of the earth, to its highest peaks and greatest depths to feed their insatiable hunger for adventure. The following female trio, a mother, a veteran and a missionary, epitomize the growing […]
When was the last time you used all your paid time off? Have you always used all your paid vacation days and paid holidays? If you are an American, chances are 50/50 it was far too long ago, if ever. Americans’ vacations have drawn a lot of attention in the past few years for […]
Snowbirds – the people relocating to a different location for several months to avoid cold, snowy weather – are changing. They’re more financially constrained, more mobile and younger than before. Every year, millions of people from Canada and the northern states fly south for the winter, exchanging the snowy chill of their hometowns for […]
Are you going to be driving in the snow? Depending on where you live, work and play, driving in snowy conditions may be unavoidable More than 70 percent of roads in the United States are located in regions with frequent snowfall, according to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA). And nearly 70 percent of the population […]
Winter Travel: Here and Abroad 2022 has been the year many travelers took flight again. Pandemic restrictions have eased, and pent-up desire to explore and see loved ones has unleashed a flood of travelers into the air. As travelers plan for the holidays, many are asking if they will face the same long lines and […]
Travelers are shrugging off inflation and getting back to domestic and international travel, according to the results of the Global Rescue Fall 2022 Travel Survey. Despite inflation and the rising cost to travel, the majority of travelers (70%) have not canceled or postponed an international or domestic trip. Inflation is not curbing most traveler spending […]
You’re running late for a flight and stuck in a long security line. You’re juggling bags, laptops and liquids. And you have to get your shoes off…and your kids’, too. You look with longing at the passengers breezing through the trusted traveler line, shoes on, laptops in their bags, and no tiny laces to tie up. It seems too good to be true. Can one really access such unbridled security line freedom?
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.”