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Travel Security Case Study – Lochte Up Abroad

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A Case for Travel Security When I first heard the reports that members of the US swim team were pulled out of their taxi on 13 AUG and held at gunpoint by guys with badges until the swimmers paid them money I shook my head with knowing disapproval.  An incident such as this is the […]

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How to Have Foreign Kidnapping Protection That Will Save Your Life!

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Even Canada doesn’t offer foreign kidnapping protection to it’s citizens According to a recent article on CBC News | Canada, “The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) does not have a standard procedure when it responds to kidnappings, even as the number of foreign kidnappings rises…” The problem isn’t serious enough to offer foreign kidnapping protection […]

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Executive Travel Security Tips: Foreign Hotels

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21 Executive Travel Security Tips for Staying Safe Below is a list of 21 executive travel security “best practices” that can mean the difference between a safe and enjoyable business trip and a catastrophe. Executive travel security in public/common areas Do not discuss your business or travel plans in public areas where they may be […]

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Travel Security and Surveillance

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Travel Security and Safety Tip: Criminal Surveillance I came across an article today on one of the travel security blogs I monitor and the story is a great illustration of a point that I was making on my recent blog post regarding a travel security warning for the Dominican Republic. The story is about at […]

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The Importance of Travel Security

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Invest in travel security training When we are preparing to travel overseas, one aspect of it that we spend far too little time on is international travel security and travel security training. When we enter a foreign land there are new rules and regulations that need to be followed. In addition, many countries have groups […]

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Travel Security Warning – Dominican Republic

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Americans are at travel security risk in the DR There has been a recent rise in the number of travel security incidents and violent crimes against Americans in the Dominican Republic. Most of the travel security incidents have happened in the capital of Santo Domingo. In the last month, 20 US citizens have been robbed at gunpoint […]

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Missing NY Woman’s Body Found in Turkey

Travel Security Awareness I had been following the story of a woman who traveled alone, to Turkey, and went missing for a few days when the news outlets released that her body was found. She was likely a victim of an overseas kidnapping that could have been prevented by some basic travel security awareness measures. […]

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Latest in Mexico violence! Tourists Should Use Extreme Caution When Traveling!

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Travel Security Here is the latest in Mexico violence. In the travel security story below, tourists were traveling from Acapulco when their tour bus was ambushed by Gunmen! While the resort towns like Acapulco are relatively safe in Mexico, anything can happen on the highways. In this story of poor travel security, the gunmen stormed […]

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