Boston, Mass., May 5, 2015 – Global Rescue, a crisis response firm providing the finest medical, security, evacuation, intelligence, and travel risk management services to enterprises, governments, associations and individuals, today announced its partnership with The Explorers Club, the historic world center for exploration founded in 1904 to promote the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education in the physical, natural and biological sciences.

Under terms of the partnership, Global Rescue becomes the official provider of evacuation and travel intelligence services to The Explorers Club and its members. The Explorers Club members benefit from Global Rescue’s signature Field Rescue, evacuation and medical advisory services, including medical support from Global Rescue critical care paramedics and physicians; medical referrals to local medical providers and hospitals, including more than 200 medical Centers of Excellence; and travel assistance, including legal referrals and assistance with lost passports and travel documents.

“Over the past decade, Global Rescue has demonstrated its life-saving services time and again under challenging conditions,” said Will Roseman, Executive Director of The Explorers Club. ”With Global Rescue services behind them, our members can pursue their goals with confidence.”

“Over the last century, The Explorers Club’s members have led many of our most important missions of scientific discovery. These have included reaching the top of Mount Everest, reaching the lowest point in the oceans, reaching both poles and landing on the moon,” said Dan Richards, Global Rescue CEO and founder. “We are proud to be able to play a part in the future of scientific exploration and to support the ongoing mission of The Explorers Club and its members wherever they might need us.”

About The Explorers Club

The Explorers Club is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research and the ideal that it is vital to preserve the instinct to explore. Since its inception in 1904, the Club has served as a meeting point and unifying force for explorers and scientists worldwide.

Founded in New York City in 1904, The Explorers Club promotes the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education in the physical, natural and biological sciences. The Club’s members have been responsible for an illustrious series of famous firsts: first to the North Pole, first to the South Pole, first to the summit of Mount Everest, first to the deepest point in the ocean, first to the surface of the moon—all accomplished by members of The Explorers Club.

About Global Rescue

Global Rescue is a worldwide provider of integrated medical, security, intelligence, travel risk management and crisis response services to corporations, governments and individuals. Founded in partnership with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Global Rescue’s unique operational model provides best-in-class services that identify, monitor and respond to potential threats. Global Rescue has provided medical and security support to clients during every globally significant crisis of the last decade. Memberships start at $119 and entitle members to rescue and transport services to their home hospital of choice.

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