Global Rescue Wins Two Gold Magellan Awards  

November 22, 2021

Categories: Press Release,

Lebanon, NH – November 22, 2021 – 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, two 2021 Gold Magellan Awards for its travel services. 

“The 2021 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.  

Global Rescue won a gold award for the “Beyond The Road: Powered By Global Rescue for AAA” promotional video in the Online Travel Services Marketing category.  

“It’s gratifying to be recognized for a program that rescues travelers from the point of illness or injury anytime they are away from home,” said Michael Holmes, marketing vice president at Global Rescue.  

Watch the video below:

Magellan Award judges honored Global Rescue with a second gold award for its Pandemic Blog series in the Online Travel Services – Overall Blog category.  

When the pandemic started, travelers found themselves trapped. Many travel protection companies limited their services or stopped offering transport services altogether. But the pandemic didn’t stop Global Rescue from providing security and medical evacuation and repatriation services.  

“Whether it was getting an Olympic gold medal skier out of China during a lockdown, evacuating a London businessman from civil unrest in Nigeria, or cutting through international red tape to help an international student get a replacement passport after being robbed in Europe, our blog testimonials showcased the breadth and depth of Global Rescue’s crisis and travel risk management services,” Holmes said.  

The winning blog series entries were:  

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 decade. For more information, visit

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