Kroll Inc., the global risk consulting company, announced today that it
has formed a strategic partnership with iJET Travel Intelligence
, a leading
provider of real-time risk advisory services for corporate travelers and the
Under the agreement, Kroll and iJET will combine their expertise in Travel
Intelligence(R) and security services to provide clients with a
comprehensive portfolio of travel-related risk management services.
“This strategic partnership with iJET is consistent with our goal of
providing our clients with best-of-breed services in all of Kroll`s lines of
business. Kroll and iJET share a common commitment to leveraging both
technology and analytical expertise to address the risk and security needs
of our clients,” said Mike Cherkasky, Kroll president and CEO. “iJET`s
technological and operational capabilities enable us to immediately enhance
the breadth and depth of the information services we provide to our clients.
Longer-term, we intend to offer our combined customer base a comprehensive
package of travel-related information, security, and crisis management
Over the next two months, Kroll`s political and travel risk customers will
be transitioned to an enhanced suite of services which integrate Kroll`s
historical information databases with iJET`s 24-hour-a-day information
collection, analysis and delivery capabilities. The Kroll-iJET partnership
will serve more than 170 current multinational clients with real-time risk
advisory and travel intelligence services covering 180 countries and 300
cities globally. These include:
- Real-time, 24/7 intelligence coverage of breaking events around the
- Tailored intelligence, delivered to employees` desktops, laptops, cell
phones, or PDAs
- The ability to track, monitor, and communicate with traveling employees.
- Personalized intelligence services for individual travelers, tailored to
their itineraries and personal profiles.
In addition, the Kroll-iJET partnership will combine the companies` diverse
travel-related services, offering clients a single source of proactive risk
and crisis management services to protect their employees. These services,
bundled according to specific clients` needs, might include, for example,
24x7 emergency medical and travel assistance, personal protection services,
crisis hotlines, and emergency evacuation services.
“iJET is honored to have been chosen by Kroll as its partner in developing a
world-class travel risk management service. Kroll`s expertise in security
and crisis management and its international reach across six continents are
perfect complements to our intelligence services” stated Bruce McIndoe, CEO
of iJET. “By combining the best of each company`s service offerings and
technical strengths, we are responding to the need of corporations to inform
and protect their employees throughout the world.”
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