US corporations are eager to get a slice of business in Cuba. Since former President Obama opened up relations with Cuba, starting with the restoration of diplomatic relations in 2015, trade between the USA and Cuba has been of increasing interest to US corporations. That means some amount of preliminary travel to and from the Communist nation. In addition, tourism has opened up as well, allowing US citizens to visit Cuba more easily. Continue reading

As one of the world’s largest economies, Brazil remains a key travel destination for both tourists and executive travelers. In fact, one can’t often distinguish between the two as a senior employee or executive may be sent to Brazil “on business” but also travel around the country as a “tourist.” Below we give information on a recent incident in Brazil, and then provide some pointers on business travel security into Brazil. Continue reading

Many of us our fond of lists, especially when preparing for a big international trip. Continue reading

July 1, 2016 – New York, NY. IMG GlobalSecur, a leading international security consulting firm, is proud to announce a three-point summer travel security bulletin, with a particular emphasis on the upcoming Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. With the world increasingly close due to the Internet and international travel, yet threatened by everything from the Zika virus to terrorism, the post is a short, first step to help employers begin to think through the conflicting demands of global travel. Continue reading