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Travelling Safely in a Turbulent World
By Feature Writer Dr Peter E. Tarlow
The year 2013 may be known as a year of travel insecurity. From airline crashes to cruise ships, international events and alerts around the world, along with terrorism threats should serve to remind all of us, that travel is never without risks. Although no one can guarantee total safety, and the tourism industry continually works to improve its security, there is and there will always be an element of risk. Furthermore, no matter how much security is provided, it is still the traveler's personal responsibility to do everything possible to insure his/her own level of safety.
Assuring personal safety and security is not always an easy task. We go on vacation with the goal of relaxing and simply enjoying ourselves in a carefree environment. This search for eternal fun means that vacationers often do not think about the rules of safety and simply leave their common sense at home.
Because the month of December, in much of the world is a time for travel, this month T&M presents a series of travel safety tips. No travel tip can prevent someone from becoming a victim, but employing several of these ideas may reduce the chances of becoming a victim. Tourism & More presents the following ideas as a gift to you and to your clientele in the hope that these ideas will make your vacation safer. When traveling the consider the following:
About the Author
Dr. Peter E. Tarlow is president of Tourism & More and a well-known speaker throughout the world on topics of importance to the tourism and hotel industry. He also is the writer and editor or the free tourism e-newsletter Tourism Tidbits. Tarlow can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published with the kind permission of the author.
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