Let’s put this into perspective. In 2019, the Centre for Disease Control reports that 61,200 people died from the common flu virus. That’s 168 deaths per day! Compared to Coronavirus that was first reported on December 31st with 213 deaths in total until January 31st. Based on last years statistics, 5,208 people have died of the common flu in that same time period.
Travel is constantly evolving and there always seem to be new, easier and efficient ways to conduct business while on-the-go. However, as the industry evolves, it’s important for travelers and businesses to stay up-to-date on new services and best practices to efficiently communicate with employees and ensure overall safety.
United Airlines announced a new partnership with CLEAR. The biometrics technology reduces the overall amount of time customers spend at the airport security checkpoint by automating the document check portion of the TSA process.
U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.), introduced the Secure Traveler Act, legislation that would expand enrollment in TSA PreCheck for individuals who have passed extensive background checks, like federal employees holding an active security clearance and law enforcement officers.
The number of women landing leading roles in the workforce has increased significantly over the last several years, requiring them to travel more frequently and boost productivity while doing so. Nearly half of today’s business travelers are female, and although this number grows year after year, employers continue to struggle with providing females with the proper tools and information needed to help ensure their safety while traveling for business.
Don’t miss this opportunity to join travel and tourism leaders, fire and law enforcement personnel, security professionals, hoteliers, guest claims personnel, public health and other experts from around the world at this year’s conference.
This month in Security magazine: meet the global security team at Boston Scientific - five female professionals with diverse background and skills who are creating a best-in-class enterprise security team while ensuring the safety and security of employees, customers and patients. Also this month, we highlight Kristin Lenardson and her successful career in protective services. Security experts discuss whistleblowing, the CCPA and more.