Boston, Nov. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — There’s no question that the landscape for international business travel has changed beyond recognition. Recent research by the Institute of Travel Management found that 38% of corporate travel managers expect their firm’s travel plans and budgets for 2021 to be down by 25% to 50% compared to 2019. However, for many organizations that operate with an international footprint, it is imperative to get employees moving again, and for ex-pat workers to be located abroad. With this requirement comes all the usual risks – in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Security and health risk management leader, HX Global/Healix International, has developed a new suite of tools to give risk managers vital control while meeting their ever-evolving duty of care obligations. Healix Sentinel brings together five solutions to provide global organizations with essential tools to stay informed of the risks their employees and operations may face and take appropriate action wherever they are across the globe.
“This year has been extraordinary and organizations around the world are adjusting to a new way of working to ensure business continuity and productivity,” explained Mike Webb, CEO of Healix International/HX Global. “But remote working can only go so far and it is critical for many businesses that travel resumes. While COVID-19 brings a new dynamic, all the other risks associated with working abroad, such as earthquakes, terrorist activities, or staff experiencing other health-related