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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.

The only surprises should be good ones!


Top reasons a personal health record is a travel must

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

All the world loves a traveler.  Do any Internet search and you’ll see hoards of travel quotes from St. Augustine’s, “The world is a book and those who do not travel [...]

How to take control of your health while abroad

January 13th, 2017|Comments Off on How to take control of your health while abroad

If you’re getting ready to go on an overseas trip, odds are the last thing you’re thinking about is diet and exercise. Staying healthy and fit is one of the best [...]

The Great Serengeti Migration

January 10th, 2017|Comments Off on The Great Serengeti Migration

Twelve big travel tips Travel of a different kind takes place on the African plains is often referred to as the “Greatest Show on Earth.” The Great Serengeti Migration is one [...]

Plan a presidential trip

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Friday, January 20, 2017, marks the inauguration day of President-Elect Donald Trump. The presidential inauguration is a sacred tradition in American governance, signifying the transition of power and the solemn responsibilities [...]