Risk Management & Diversification

I wrote a blog for our sister brand Atkin Jones last month, where I commented on the importance of including Risk Management as a routine business activity and having it embedded in the overall business plan to support the achievement of objectives. The motivation for...

How safe will it be to travel overseas in 2021?

January is a popular time for most industries to predict what the future landscape will look like and so my first blog in 2021 will also focus on the year ahead, specifically how safe it will be to travel ex-UK. COVID-19 is understandably continuing to dominate the...

Traveller Safety: Business Travel vs. Leisure Operators

There are a multitude of contributing factors that affect the safety of travellers, many beyond the control of the individuals themselves. Business travel organisers and leisure tour operators both have the opportunity to pre-plan and create processes to prevent and...

Why tour operators need a Safety Management System

A ‘Travel Safety Management System’ (or policy/strategy/statement) is a must for tour operators who want to ensure they are addressing travel safety sufficiently. The Safety Management System should be central to the activity undertaken by product and...

Travel Safety in the COVID-19 Era

Predicting where the travel industry sits in the COVID-19 curve is not an easy task. Some reports don’t foresee a return to pre-COVID levels of travel for many years to come, if ever, while more optimistic projections are forecasting that 2021 will be a strong year...