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"Corporate Travel Management Post 9/11 When terrorists shook America and the world with the
September 11 attacks of 2001, they didn't just hit the travel industry hard but also changed the way
corporate travel management functioned. Post 9/11, corporate travel management in the U.S. has
become as much about security as it is about booking low-priced tickets and hotel rooms. Though the
terrorists could not deter business travelers too long despite using airliners to hit prominent targets in
New York City and Washington, they certainly prompted corporate travel management firms to rethink
strategy.

As business spreads to new and at times unstable parts of the world, corporate travelers are
crisscrossing the globe more frequently and are becoming vulnerable to a greater variety of threats
including terrorism, natural disasters, crime and unrest. Post 9-11, American companies are exercising
stricter control over executives and employees' business travel plans, discouraging them from making
their bookings online individually and urging them to go through the corporate travel managements
firms they have hired. That is because when a corporate travel management firm is in charge, the
company always knows where its business travelers are in case of an emergency.

In the aftermath of 9/11, most corporate travel management companies have launched round-the-clock
emergency services so that a business traveler finding himself/herself in a difficult situation in a foreign
land doesn't feel completely stranded. Many have crisis management mechanisms in place for better
co-ordination during emergencies. Travel departments within most companies have also begun to link
travel policies with security policies. Coupled with stricter security measures put in place by
governments across the world - especially in areas receiving a large number of business and leisure
travelers - travel has in many ways become safer post 9/11.

The Travel Team, Inc understands the increased security concerns for the business traveler post 9/11,
which is why we have included a 24/7 worldwide emergency service among the facilities available to
our corporate clients. Our comprehensive corporate travel management service strives to ensure that
your executives and employees travel safely and at the lowest possible price, but without any
compromise on quality of transport, board and lodge. Visit www.thetravelteam.com for more
information and contact us for details.

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