Travel Security Infographic: Dangerous Areas
In many regions of the world, kidnapping is big business. Employees of multinational companies, contractors, domestic companies with international travellers, high net-worth individuals and families have all become prize targets. In South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, criminal and terrorist groups use kidnapping as a tool for fundraising. Incidents are on the rise, particularly with the knowledge that many people carry corporate insurance policies. The threat is currently heightened, with many westerners warned against travelling to large parts of the globe after the latest threat from Islamist Groups. Protecting business travellers who operate in high-risk regions requires robust travel security planning; covering training, tracking, emergency preparation, close protection and chaperone services as outlined in our infographic.