Consumer protection is poor in the $7.8 trillion travel and tourism industry.
No one warns anyone before they buy a trip or board a plane about potential risks to their health and safety in the destination country. There are no trusted critical incident reports on deaths, injuries and missing persons who travel abroad.
Depart Smart is developing the first consumer travel safety course with tools to help you identify and mitigate risks so you can advocate for yourself, get help and return home safely to the people and places you love.
State department puts forth warnings on country safety concerns and risks in some areas within countries that don't have country wide alerts or warnings. Sometimes, it takes a compelling investigative [...]
With the alarming number of travel-related deaths and injuries abroad, an investment of 60 minutes can save lives! Depart Smart’s first-ever Travel Heroes Safety Certification course aims to protect the [...]