With us you keep the overview for your employees

In an increasingly globalised world, sources of risk and danger are also on the rise. Whether it is weather phenomena caused by climate change, political conflicts or globalising terrorism, travellers today are exposed to a variety of risks while tourism continues to boom and the number of countries and regions that can be visited continues to increase.

Our georeferenced events – The world at a glance

Employers have a great responsibility towards their employees when they are on business trips. Employees must be informed about sources of danger and risks in the run-up to a trip as well as during their business trip. To increase the safety of your employees, you depend on reliable data and information. This is where we start with our global monitoring system.

Our goal is that a company in a crisis only has to fall back on one external source of information instead of a multitude of sources: Global Monitoring, our core.

Our team of travel security analysts is staffed around the clock, 365 days a year and uses the latest technology to record events worldwide, which we evaluate and supplement with behavioural advice. We use more than 500 sources of information as a basis, including current travel advice from the German Foreign Office, agency reports, information from the respective embassies, social media, international newspapers, information from weather services on storms, and from research centres on earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

A security rating is performed for each event, which is then ranked on a risk scale from one (very low) to five (very high) and displayed in the system as a warning message with all relevant information on the extent and duration of the event.

The hub of the warning system is a geo-referenced map. The geo-referenced display of symbols and icons on the map provides a quick overview of current events, hazards and crises worldwide. By clicking on the symbol for a hurricane, for example, the user receives further information, e.g. on the trajectory, the expected wind speeds, and where and when it will make landfall.

Various news tickers in the system provide information on current travel and security-related events and updates as well as travel warnings. Country data, information on airports, travel warnings and security advice published by the Federal Foreign Office can also be accessed at any time via special layers.

// A3M Information Centre

Global Monitoring
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