Limit the Impact of Air Pollution When Traveling


Outdoor air pollution is a major public health issue, contributing to chronic diseases, increased hospitalization, and premature mortality. The World Health Organization estimates that about 3 million deaths per year are linked to exposure to outdoor air pollution. Nearly 95% of these deaths are due to noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, strokes, chronic pulmonary diseases and cancers. 
Posted: 11/24/2017 11:30:35 AM


How do U.S. Expats Celebrate Thanksgiving Abroad?


According to the U.S. State Department, roughly 9 million U.S. citizens live overseas. For those expats, or for those who chose to travel over the holiday weekend, it is often possible to get a taste of home in cities all over the world. They usually need to do a little research, connect with the expat community, know the right spots and be willing to adjust their traditions.
Posted: 11/17/2017 12:06:28 PM


Travel Tips for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving Weekend


According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, over 43 million Americans will travel during the Thanksgiving weekend, with an average distance of 214 miles from home. The two most common safety issues that can arise during Thanksgiving weekend are motor vehicle accidents and cooking fire incidents. With many years of experience in providing assistance during peak travel periods such as Thanksgiving, Global Travel Plus shares tips for a worry-free Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Posted: 11/10/2017 10:30:10 AM


IN ACTION: Medical Repatriation from Thailand


Anna and her family were traveling in Thailand when she began experiencing severe back pain, stopping her from standing and walking properly. She decided to go to a local hospital but called Global Travel Plus after seeing a doctor as she was not confident in the care she received.
Posted: 11/3/2017 10:27:37 PM