The Canada-based private security firm said that the 2020 Travel Security Risk Map provides vital information for businesses and individuals on key travel risks, including social and political unrest, natural disasters, and health issues. In addition, it highlights the six countries that are considered the hotspots for special risks in 2020, with accompanying analyses, and includes a colour-coded map to highlight security risk levels for more than 200 countries and regions.
These two much-anticipated risk maps feature risk ratings and expert analyses for more than 200 countries
The 2020 Kidnap & Maritime Piracy Threat Forecast Map and Report will help businesses and organisations to anticipate and prepare for threats related to kidnap for ransom and maritime security. It highlights the five countries that are considered the hotspots for these specific risks in 2020, with accompanying analyses and in-depth commentary. It also offers a color-coded map, in order to easily identify different risk levels around the world in a bird's-eye view format.
Gregoire Pinton, GardaWorld's Senior Vice-President and Global Head for GardaWorld's travel security, said: "We are happy to have gathered leading experts from GardaWorld's Crisis24 Global Operation Center to create the most comprehensive risk maps and reports in the risk management industry. These two much-anticipated risk maps feature risk ratings and expert analyses for more than 200 countries − including the most dangerous places in the world. We hope these complimentary GardaWorld risk management resources will help large corporations, emerging businesses and individuals travel and operate safely around this constantly changing world.”
With security concerns high on the agenda for security assistance companies and travel insurers alike, resources such as GardaWorld’s new reports are a welcome addition to the security landscape and will help contribute to safer travel by helping businesses and organisations to stay tuned in to key travel risks and better anticipate and prepare for threats.