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How to Travel Abroad in the Age of Donald Trump
How to Travel Abroad in the Age of Donald Trump

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Valley News Enterprise -- Global Rescue: "They saved my life."
Valley News Enterprise -- Global Rescue: "They saved my life."

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Scouting Magazine - Devices to help keep you connected when traveling in the backcountry
Scouting Magazine - Devices to help keep you connected when traveling in the backcountry

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National Geographic - Celebrated Mountaineer Conrad Anker speaks about his rescue after a heart attack in Nepal
National Geographic - Celebrated Mountaineer Conrad Anker speaks about his rescue after a heart attack in Nepal

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Oyster - Travel in the Trump Era: What Will His Policies Mean For Tourism?
Oyster - Travel in the Trump Era: What Will His Policies Mean For Tourism?

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mHealthWatch - Is Online The New First Choice for a Second Opinion?
mHealthWatch - Is Online The New First Choice for a Second Opinion?

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Safe Travels - Expert Advice: Is it Safe to Go to the Philippines?
Safe Travels - Expert Advice: Is it Safe to Go to the Philippines?

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Smarter Travel - What You Need to Know About Your Hotel If a Hurricane Strikes
Smarter Travel - What You Need to Know About Your Hotel If a Hurricane Strikes

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The Daily Meal - Global Rescue Won’t Leave You Stranded in Any Travel Emergency
The Daily Meal - Global Rescue Won’t Leave You Stranded in Any Travel Emergency

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National Geographic - The risky, high-altitude search for two US climbers missing in Pakistan
National Geographic - The risky, high-altitude search for two US climbers missing in Pakistan

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PRESS RELEASE

Global Rescue Partners with Afghanistan Women’s National Football Team

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Global Rescue Partners with Afghanistan Women’s National Football Team

Lebanon, N.H., December 5, 2016Global Rescue, the leading provider of integrated medical, security, intelligence, travel risk, crisis management and travel insurance services to enterprises, governments and individuals, announced its partnership with the Afghanistan Women’s National Football Team (Afghanistan WNT), an organization using soccer as a means to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Through the partnership, Global Rescue provides the Afghanistan Women’s National Team with critical field rescue, security, intelligence and medical evacuation resources in the event of a medical or security emergency.

The Afghanistan Women’s National Football Team participated in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) in 2010, 2012 and 2014, advancing to the semi-finals in 2012. With the 2016 SAFF tournament approaching in late December, the team is training fiercely, determined to win. 

“Our relationship with Global Rescue gives much-needed medical and security support to our young women, who live in many countries and travel constantly for tournaments,” said Haley Carter, Afghanistan Women’s National Team’s Goalkeeping Coach. “Global Rescue allows us to focus on traveling and playing without fear of risk or injury.”

The Afghanistan WNT aims to encourage and inspire peace through soccer. The team unites talented, driven Afghanistan women players from across the globe who believe in promoting gender equality and using the sport to build confidence in girls and women.

“Global Recue supports many professional and Olympic caliber teams and athletes around the world and we will apply our experience and resources to be there for the Afghanistan WNT regardless of where their players and staff travel,” said Global Rescue CEO and founder Dan Richards.

 

About the Afghanistan Women’s National Football Team

Created in 2007, the Afghanistan Women’s National Football Team strives to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment. Participating in football helps women and girls build confidence, character, and an entire support network. The team has proved its strengths by participating in many international competitions and quickly gained world recognition, opening the door to opportunities for women to continue to increase their freedom in Afghanistan.

Visit their Facebook page here or read their blog here.

 

About Global Rescue

Global Rescue is the world’s leading provider of integrated health, safety and travel risk management services to enterprises, governments and individuals. Founded in 2004, Global Rescue has exclusive relationships with the Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine Division of Special Operations, Elite Medical Group and a subspecialty second opinion partnership with Partners HealthCare. The Company’s unique operational model provides best-in-class services that identify, monitor and respond to member medical and security crises. Global Rescue has provided medical and security support to its clients, including Fortune 500 companies, governments and academic institutions, during every globally significant crisis of the last decade. For more information, visit www.globalrescue.com

 

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Ann Shannon

Global Rescue

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Global Rescue Partners with Executive Athletes

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Global Rescue Partners with Executive Athletes

Lebanon, N.H.,  October 11, 2016Global Rescue, the leading provider of integrated medical, security, intelligence, travel risk, crisis management and travel insurance services to enterprises, governments and individuals, announced its partnership with Executive Athletes, an online community of professionals and athletes for those who are still competing in sport.

Executive Athletes was developed for the working professional who continue to compete and train at a high to elite level.  Within the Executive Athletes community, members connect with other like-minded individuals and professionals and share training advice, race and competition updates, and stories of personal excellence.

Through the partnership, Executive Athletes members have access to Global Rescue critical medical, security, and intelligence resources in the event of a medical or security emergency.

“Global Rescue is a natural partner for Executive Athletes,” said Ken Lubin, founder of Executive Athletes. “Our community thrives on pushing boundaries to excel, and it is important for our members to know that Global Rescue will be there with medical and security support in an emergency anywhere in the world.”

“Executive Athletes plays a unique role in helping working professionals achieve their goals,” said Dan Richards, Global Rescue CEO and founder. “Through our partnership, Global Rescue will provide access to a range of membership services that includes everything from consults for minor medical issues to life-saving support for serious emergencies wherever these athletes happen to be.”

When enrolling in a new Global Rescue membership through Executive Athletes, a portion of the proceeds will help support the Executive Athletes mission. Enroll here: www.globalrescue.com/partner/executiveathletes

 

About Executive Athletes

Executive Athletes is an online community of professionals and athletes that has been developed for those who are still competing in sport. In today’s world there are many passionate individuals who love to compete and train at a high to elite level.  This elite community of individuals has been built to share stories of personal excellence, training advice, races, competitions, stories and to connect with other
like-minded individuals and professionals.

 

About Global Rescue 

Global Rescue is the world’s leading provider of integrated health, safety and travel risk management services to enterprises, governments and individuals. Founded in 2004, Global Rescue has a long-standing relationship with the Johns Hopkins Dept. of Emergency Medicine Division of Special Operations.  The Company’s unique operational model provides best-in-class services that identify, monitor and respond to member medical and security crises. Global Rescue has provided medical and security support to its clients, including Fortune 500 companies, governments and academic institutions, during every globally significant crisis of the last decade.

For more information, call +1-617-459-4200 or visit www.globalrescue.com.         

 

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Ann Shannon

Global Rescue

press@globalrescue.com

617-459-4200

Global Rescue to Highlight Developments in Travel Risk and Crisis Management at ASIS 2016

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Global Rescue to Highlight Developments in Travel Risk and Crisis Management at ASIS 2016

Boston, Mass., September 12, 2016 –ASIS 2016, Orlando, FL, Booth #2177 -- Global Rescue, the leading provider of integrated medical, security, intelligence, travel risk, crisis management and travel insurance services to enterprises, governments and individuals, will participate in the 2016 ASIS International 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits. The event will take place September 12-15, 2016, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL.

Global organizations face increasing threats due to terrorism, natural disasters and political unrest. The ability to proactively identify, evaluate and react to global threats is essential to successful business continuity in today’s unpredictable world. Emergent threats to the health and safety of employees requires quick and deliberate action.  Those organizations that prepare for crises and create emergency action plans are in a better position to respond and protect their employees.

At ASIS 2016, Global Rescue specialists from the Response Services and Operations teams will be present (booth #2177) to discuss the latest developments in travel risk and crisis management. The team will highlight Global Rescue’s work in support of clients during the recent attacks in Paris, Nice, Orlando and Istanbul, and share best practices drawn from the company’s thousands of successful medical and security emergency response operations since 2004.

The Global Rescue team will also provide demonstrations of GRIDSM, Global Rescue's Intelligence Delivery system. GRID provides enterprise administrators with the ability to communicate directly with employees, be alerted to travelers affected by events, and monitor employee check-ins around the clock. Through the Global Rescue mobile app, members can check-in during a crisis anywhere in the world. GRID's travel tracking features give real-time, 360° situational awareness of an organization's global footprint and associated risk.

ASIS attendees are invited to visit Global Rescue at booth #2177. To learn more about Global Rescue and its integrated travel risk and crisis management solutions, visit www.globalrescue.com, call 617-459-4200 or email enterprise@globalrescue.com.

ASIS International is the leading organization for security professionals worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS International Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities, and the public. More than 20,000 security professionals are expected to attend the conference.

About Global Rescue

Global Rescue is the world’s leading provider of integrated health, safety and travel risk management services to enterprises, governments and individuals. Founded in 2004, Global Rescue has a long-standing relationship with the Johns Hopkins Dept. of Emergency Medicine Division of Special Operations.  The Company’s unique operational model provides best-in-class services that identify, monitor and respond to member medical and security crises. Global Rescue has provided medical and security support to its clients, including Fortune 500 companies, governments and academic institutions, during every globally significant crisis of the last decade.

For more information, call +1-617-459-4200 or visit www.globalrescue.com.                 

 

                                                     

Global Rescue Renews Partnership with Soccer Without Borders

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Global Rescue Renews Partnership with Soccer Without Borders

Boston, Mass., July 12, 2016 - Global Rescue, the leading provider of integrated medical, security, intelligence, travel risk, crisis management and travel insurance services to enterprises, governments and individuals, announced its continued partnership with Soccer Without Borders (SWB), an organization using soccer as a platform for positive change and personal growth with under-served youth.

Soccer Without Borders was recently named the winner of the prestigious 2016 Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize, an annual global prize from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania focused on identifying and promoting game-changing ideas that solve social problems. Chosen from more than 170 applicants around the globe, SWB was awarded $250,000 and highlighted as a “small-but-mighty social change organization.”

Through the partnership, Global Rescue provides Soccer Without Borders with access to critical medical, security, and intelligence resources in the event of a medical or security emergency.

“Soccer Without Borders is an inspirational organization that reflects the power of sport to bridge gaps,” said Global Rescue CEO Dan Richards. “We are honored to continue to provide support to this pioneering organization.”

Best known for its work in social integration and gender equity, SWB aims to build a more inclusive world through soccer. Through a team-based, holistic model, SWB takes an innovative approach to converting the uniting power of the sport into meaningful opportunities for youth living in some of the world’s most challenging urban areas.

“Our relationship with Global Rescue provides much-needed medical and security support for our people, who have worked in 10 countries and four continents,” said Mary McVeigh, former professional soccer player and Co-Founder and Executive Director of Soccer Without Borders. “With Global Rescue, we’re assured of life-saving help if something goes wrong anywhere the world.”

About Soccer Without Borders

Soccer Without Borders uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change in the U.S. and abroad. Its year-round programs take a holistic approach to youth development through sport and provide under-served youth with a toolkit to overcome obstacles to growth, inclusion and personal success.
www.soccerwithoutborders.org

About Global Rescue

Global Rescue is a leading worldwide provider of integrated medical, security, intelligence, travel risk, crisis management and travel insurance services to enterprises, governments and individuals. Global Rescue operates from seven offices in five countries and provides support to more than one million members worldwide. The company has conducted more than 10,000 operations and been involved in every globally significant crisis of the last decade.

For more information, call +1-617-459-4200 or visit www.globalrescue.com.

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Global Rescue
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Press@globalrescue.com

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