While the numbers might sure look frightening, a panic reaction is unnecessary. But as travel professionals, we do need to make sure we help our companies fulfill their duty of care, and need to protect our colleagues and business travelers. If you don’t have a policy in place for this kind of situations, that might seem a huge task.
Where should you begin?
Some basic tips and tricks include:
Essential travel to the concerned region will require serious planning. Talk to your HR, legal department and management to set up assessment guidelines on whether a trip is essential or non-essential. Some large corporates even demand CEO approval before a traveler can leave for China or the affected region.
Good to know:
Interesting background information and useful links: