The world’s leading travel medical, security and crisis management firm nabs two gold and two silver travel risk awards. 

Lebanon, NH – October 17, 2022 – Travel Weekly, the most influential B2B travel industry news resource, awarded Global Rescue, the world’s leading provider of medical, security, evacuation and travel risk management services, four 2022 Magellan Awards for its travel services. 

“The 2022 Magellan Awards received entries from top travel organizations and professionals worldwide and the quality of the work was outstanding. Being selected a Magellan Award Winner is a tremendous achievement and proves you represent a high standard of excellence within the travel industry,” said Kara Cleary, manager of Travel Weekly Magellan Awards.  

  • The Global Rescue GRIDSM Medical and Security Mobile App won Magellan Gold. The GRIDSM mobile app places critical medical, security and other essential travel intelligence at travelers’ fingertips. “In recent months the Global Rescue GRIDSM system was used to coordinate evacuations of travelers from war-torn Ukraine, help students and faculty get out of Russia, and provide security advisory for foreign news correspondents working for several major U.S. news outlets,” said Michael Holmes, marketing vice president at Global Rescue 
  • Global Rescue won a gold award for its Travel Intelligence Center, a traveler-friendly online resource curated by the Global Rescue Intelligence Team. “Our intelligence team continually monitors global events, tracks worldwide travel risk, health and safety information, all day, every day and shares the information with everyone,” Holmes said. 
  • A silver Magellan was awarded to Global Rescue for its “Better than Travel Insurance” online paid media campaign highlighting the distinction between traditional travel insurance and medical evacuation travel protection. “The pandemic raised awareness of the limitations of traditional travel insurance and the value of a medical and security evacuation safety net,” notes Dan Richards, CEO of Global Rescue. 
  • Global Rescue won a silver award for its Social Media Initiative to increase travel-oriented followers and promote deeper engagement across the major social media platforms.  

“It’s gratifying to be recognized for so many Global Rescue programs that support and encourage people to travel boldly and see all that the world has to offer with the peace of mind that comes with knowing we will rescue you from the point of illness or injury anytime, anywhere,” Holmes said.  

About the Magellan Awards 

From design to marketing to services, the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honors the best in travel and salutes the outstanding travel professionals behind it all. Travel Weekly is the most influential provider of news, research, opinion and analysis to the North American travel trade marketplace.  

About Global Rescue 

Global Rescue is the world’s leading provider of medical, security, evacuation and travel risk management services to enterprises, governments and individuals. Founded in 2004, Global Rescue has exclusive relationships with the Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine Division of Special Operations and Elite Medical Group. Global Rescue provides best-in-class services that identify, monitor and respond to client medical and security crises. Global Rescue has provided medical and security support to its clients, including Fortune 500 companies, governments and academic institutions, during every globally significant crisis of the last two decades. For more information, visit