IMG GlobalSecur is often asked for advice on dealing with travel security risks and emergencies that travelers may encounter during their overseas travels. Many questions focus on the “response” aspect of a particular situation -“If I am attacked, what do I do?”, rather than the steps necessary to avoid a threatening encounter. This approach focuses on what to do during a mugging or attempted rape, armed carjacking, or an attempt to kill or kidnap. This approach is reactive rather than proactive. Our experts believe that a travel security app such as FoneTrac can be a valuable proactive step towards safe travels. Continue reading

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April 29, 2020 – New York, NY. IMG GlobalSecur, leading international travel security consulting experts is proud to announce a new three month complimentary trial period for its FoneTrac travel security and travel alert app at https://www.fonetrac-go.com/. The app helps travelers, both corporate and personal, get security alerts and stay safe during their travels. Continue reading

One of the most sobering effects of global efforts to mitigate and contain the Coronavirus pandemic has been a growing sense of isolation. I’ve spoken with people who wonder if they will ever see their elderly parents again, and others whose adult children live abroad and worry about how long it will be before they […]

Some colleges and universities are making efforts to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) by extending spring breaks, moving to online classes, and asking students to refrain from returning to campus. Student safety is an important issue during these times as well…you may want to consider a travel security app for college students like FoneTrac. […]

Travelers may find themselves in New Orleans this month, enjoying the food, drink, music and atmosphere of Mardi Gras. It’s easy to see why the Big Easy is such a popular destination – it offers a beautiful, historic backdrop to experience this exciting holiday. New Orleans knows how to mix the right ingredients for a […]

A recent article about a nationwide Airbnb scam sparked a spirited conversation among a group of colleagues, all seasoned travelers.1 While hotels are still the norm for business travel, it was surprising to learn how many professional colleagues had stayed at vacation rental properties while traveling for leisure.  As they shared both positive and negative […]