Tag Archives: Student Travel Safety

Out Of The Headlines But Still A Risk

By | October 19, 2020

Whilst the Zika virus no longer occupies the front pages of our newspapers a recent World Health Organization report has not only highlighted the ongoing risks of Zika but also that it is has spread extensively across South East Asia, and now affects key tourist destinations including Thailand and Indonesia. At Explore Secure we actively encourage all travelers,… Read More »

Travel Safety & Security Awareness Training

By | October 5, 2020

Is it a polluted? Although the water may appear to be idyllic, take a moment to consider is anyone else swimming, are there fish or other wildlife drinking and living there, are there any strange smells or coloring. Research the beach that you are visiting, certain beaches in Rio de Janeiro for example has pollution levels that are… Read More »

The Importance Of Travel Security | Explore Secure

By | September 28, 2020

“For the busy traveler time is always a factor – hence our courses can be accessed and delivered wherever and whenever needed. All that is required is online access” said Tara Rooney, the Managing Director of ExploreSecure. “Furthermore an individual or group already deployed overseas or underway on their study abroad program can still receive their courses and… Read More »

Travel Security Experts | Explore Secure

By | September 14, 2020

ExploreSecure® receives intelligence updates in real-time from our female travel security and secure ground transportation team based within Mexico. Our teams have an abundance of local knowledge and experience operating and living throughout the whole of Mexico. If an incident occurs, we are informed immediately to allow us to adapt and analyze the risk. The information we provide… Read More »

Protect Yourself While Traveling During Abroad

By | September 7, 2020

Virtual kidnapping has increased in recent years, specifically in Latin America. This is a form of kidnap where criminals intimate to their victim that they have a loved one in their control. By exploiting technology and predominantly social media virtual kidnappers rely on deception and fear tactics to make families think they have kidnapped someone. The whole tactic… Read More »

Improvised Weapons Are Effective | Explore Secure

By | September 1, 2020

The London Bridge attack proved that improvised weapons can be effective against knife crime. Reacting quickly and using whatever means necessary to eliminate the threat worked well in this incident. The use of a fire extinguisher, a wooden lectern and a whale tusk helped to distract and defend against the attacker until the police arrived. These individuals had… Read More »