iJET Launches GlobalGuardian Security Package

12th Aug 2003

iJET Travel Risk Management (iJET) today announced the launch of GlobalGuardian, a comprehensive travel security package, offering integrated risk management services, traveler tracking and communication capabilities, and emergency assistance from the world’s leading companies in each specialty area.  GlobalGuardian will be available from iJET through partnerships with Kroll Inc., and MEDEX Assistance, a leader in the travel assistance and international medical insurance marketplace.

GlobalGuardian offers corporations and travelers a single, streamlined point of access to the worldwide leaders in global destination intelligence, security assistance and medical assistance.  Under GlobalGuardian, iJET provides proactive Travel Intelligence® services to help travelers avoid disruptions by alerting them to changing risks around the world, combined with emergency response services from Kroll and MEDEX Assistance to help travelers manage any crisis. 

Through a telephone call to the GlobalGuardian response center, travelers have access to emergency response specialists around the clock, every day of the year.

GlobalGuardian response specialists have access to a broad network of resources, including:  iJET’s real-time travel alerts for more than 400 destinations; iJET’s integrated travel itinerary and profile data to save time during an emergency; 24-hour travel and medical assistance through the MEDEX Assistance provider network of 40,000 health care professionals; local security assistance from 60 Kroll offices on six continents; and optional insurance products. 



“In today’s ever-changing and unpredictable global environment, corporations need around-the-clock access to both proactive and reactive traveler protection services,” said Bruce McIndoe, Chief Executive Officer of iJET.  “We created GlobalGuardian to help security, human resource and travel professionals achieve a common goal - ensuring peace of mind for travelers - by integrating the most knowledgeable and experienced experts in the security, medical and Travel Intelligence fields.  No service on the market today rivals the breadth and depth of this offering from a single source.”

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(23/07/2003) iJET Deploys New Incident Management Software
(09/07/2003) iJET Launches Worldcue Release 2.0

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