As summer draws to a close, many of us are traveling. Whether that’s travel inside the United States or it’s travel to foreign countries, travel is often a fun experience. Even busy business travelers have their moments of fun. There’s nothing that compares to seeing Paris for the first time, viewing the pyramids in Egypt, or just the experience of going to a Mexican market to haggle with the sellers. Tourism is fun. This fun sense of tourism, however, can give a false sense of security. Continue reading

Corporate America is always looking for new methods to help employees reach their highest potential. It’s been discovered, for example, that working overtime and multitasking can take a toll on even the best employees. Continue reading

If you want to see a great example of safety, look at any professional construction site. They take every precaution to alert people of danger zones and safe zones. If a new building is rising, executives might visit the location to review the progress. Continue reading

Global commerce has become a normal way of doing business in today’s competitive marketplace. The key to any business is finding a great opportunity and making it work to your advantage. For corporations, opportunity may look like outsourcing materials and labor to benefit a company’s bottom line. Continue reading

October 31, 2016 – New York, NY. IMG GlobalSecur, a leading executive security consulting firm, is proud to announce that international travel security expert Chris Hagon has been quoted in three important articles on the security issues surrounding the recent Kim Kardashian robbery in Paris, France. Hagon provided his expert insights for a general readership in terms of issues concerning international travel security and executive security consulting issues. Continue reading

In the wake of Kim Kardashian’s robbery in Paris, October 3, Chris Hagon was interviewed as an international security expert on issues regarding celebrities or VIPs and executive travel security. Anyone who travels should take security seriously, and famous, wealthy or important people – unfortunately – need to be even more vigilant as their status can make them an appealing target for attackers. Continue reading

Back before the Internet, there was a vibrant business in travel, especially that surrounding travel agents. A good travel agent knew where to stay, what to do, and how to secure the best airfares. Smart travelers turned to travel agents to do both the ‘grunt’ work of setting everything up, but more importantly, to deploy their special knowledge to make travel more enjoyable and business travel, more product. Sadly, those days are gone, and people generally “do it themselves” using online systems, even in business travel. Continue reading

August 1, 2016 – Miami, Florida. IMG GlobalSecur, a leading international security consulting firm, has announced a new blog post and commentary on the recent terrorist attack in Nice, France, that includes international travel security tips. Continue reading

Corporate mobility is critical to conducting business in the modern world, so responsible travel management requires companies to perform a comprehensive executive and employee travel risk assessment. The overall question is what kinds of risk does a corporation expose itself to when sending an employee or senior executive abroad? An exact answer would of course depend on detailed knowledge about specific destination involved, but several broad categories of risk can be defined. As an overview, these include: Continue reading