Duty of Care: Helpful Tips When Traveling Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Whenever you are traveling, your safety is always important to us. As COVID-19 has slowed travel, we wanted to give you helpful tips for if you must travel amid the coronavirus uncertainty.

In addition to keeping on top of hotel and airline service changes, travel managers must balance a lot more on their plate such as managing risk, employee satisfaction and retention to give a few examples. Especially today, focus on duty of care and traveler safety is of the utmost importance due to the coronavirus.

At Fox World Travel, we constantly monitor events 24/7 around the globe. That means if an event occurs at any time – including the middle of the night – our teams will be alerted to the travelers who are at risk, ready to support any associated travel disruptions. With this, we are keeping up to date with each new development, making us equipped to handle many travel emergencies.

Along with being able to track travel updates in real-time, you can also keep an eye on the latest developments on how COVID-19 affects travel on our coronavirus hub page. This page holds helpful information such as resources to help you prepare for any upcoming traveling, health guidance, airline news and information, as well as more articles from our own blog.

Leading up to a trip, it is extremely important to monitor a trusted news source for the latest information regarding travel. Also, if the U.S. Department of State is not recommending travel to a certain area, contact your travel management company to rearrange your travel plans.

No matter whether you’re traveling a few states away or to another country, it is also extremely important to be prepared for any situation. Before you leave for your trip, be sure to research the nearest hospitals and medical facilities near the location you’re traveling to in case of an emergency. We are always focused on your health and safety. So, if you’re planning a trip in the near future, be sure to consider some of our healthy travel tips.

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Of course, at a time like this, you’re sure to have questions and concerns about your present and future travel plans. If you need additional information, don’t hesitate to reach out to us by giving us a call or send us an email. We will do everything to help keep you prepared and informed as you travel.


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