Building a Travel Risk Management Program by Charles Brossman, ISBN-13: 978-0128019252


Building a Travel Risk Management Program by Charles Brossman, ISBN-13: 978-0128019252
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222 pages
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; 1 edition (April 18, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0128019255
ISBN-13: 978-0128019252

Building a Travel Risk Management Program: Traveler Safety and Duty of Care for Any Organization helps business and security professionals effectively manage traveler risk by showing them how to build a complete travel risk program. While global corporate travel risks are increasing exponentially, many security and business managers are not well-versed in the rapidly changing global landscape of travel risk, nor do they fully realize the multitude of risks their companies face if they don’t comply with their legal obligations―“duty of care”―for protecting their employees from foreseeable harm, which can cost a company in the form of extensive fines, productivity loss, business interruptions, stock price loss, litigation, and even potential bankruptcy.

This book is the first to bridge the gap between the topics of travel management, security, and risk management. It serves as a reference point for working with other departments, including human resources and legal, paving the way for better internal cooperation for travel managers and security managers. In addition, it helps organizations craft a travel risk management program for their unique needs that incorporates the most important policies and procedures that help them comply with legal obligations.


“…the concepts explained…should be second nature to those who are responsible for the security of travelers… I recommend this book highly to corporate security managers, and especially to executives who travel internationally.” –Security Management

“This handbook is an authoritative and comprehensive account of applying what are considered industry best standards for an organization’s travel risk management (TRM) program framework and metrics. It also contains numerous case studies.” –Perspectives on Terrorism

“Whether you are a physical security person, or a specialist in business travel, this book is a concise and wise place to turn… In a word, never assume. Or rather; assume at your peril.” –Professional Security Magazine Online

“…offers a broad perspective on reducing exposure and liability for corporate travel activities…argues why planning makes sense and how to sell it to senior mgmt.” –Security Letter

“Bridging the gap between travel management, security, and risk management and reaching across departments such as human resources and legal, this book shows how to understand and mitigate the risks associated with business travel, thus enabling businesses to grow, meet their legal obligations, and continue to run smoothly.”

About the Author

Charles Brossman is an internationally recognized expert, speaker and writer on travel risk management. He is a former corporate travel manager, and has held senior level positions at global travel management companies as the sole travel risk management subject matter expert covering over 150 countries, specializing in developing and implementing travel risk management products and services around the world. Mr. Brossman is a former member of the GBTA Risk Committee and the GBTA Foundation Risk Task Force, and currently sits on the advisory board for the Global Congress on Travel Risk Management, influencing industry best practices and teaching them to corporate clients and organization members at conferences, meetings and webinars throughout the year. Learn more about Charles at, and follow him on Twitter at @travelcharles.

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