Carlson Wagonlit Travel: Forgetting/losing items the main safety concerns for business travellers

    Carlson Wagonlit Travel published (02-Nov-2017) a report on travellers’ attitudes to safety and security, finding that more than one-third (37%) of European travellers are concerned about safety and security, their counterparts from other regions worry more. Travellers from the Americas say that they worry about safety and security nearly half of the time (47%), while Asia Pacific travellers worry the most (56%). 67% of business travellers believe travel is safer today than in the past, as they have more tools to mitigate safety concerns. 70% travellers use at least one of their employer’s security protocols, such as traveller tracking or emergency contact profiles. 68% of business travellers buy travel insurance. Primary safety concerns are:

    • Forgetting items required for work: 40%;
    • Losing important property: 38%;
    • Being robbed or attacked: 37%;
    • Weather: 37%;
    • Terrorism: 35%. [more – original PR]