iJET International to Unveil New App Integration With Worldcue(R) Traveler 2.0 to Support Duty of Care
(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ANNAPOLIS, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 07/24/14 --
iJET International, Inc., a leading operational risk management solutions provider, and TripLingo, a provider of language and translation tools, today announced that they will unveil new "Duty of Care" (DoC) advancements to its smartphone app, Worldcue® TRAVELER at the 2014 Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention, July 28-30th at the LA Convention Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
The Worldcue TRAVELER app is already in use by clients throughout the world providing access to critical safety, security and health alerts and information, as well as providing emergency communications with iJET's global operations center. Advancements, in collaboration with TripLingo, include:
1. Application navigation in 6 languages, enabling the user to more easily find the "hotline and crisis buttons" in their native language during an emergency.
2. A language translation tool to assist in communicating with non-English speakers during an emergency.
3. Ability to integrate a company's own DoC application with TRAVELER, making it easier and faster for the user to access company-specific DoC information and other useful features, like finding the closest health providers.
"The partnership with TripLingo is something we're delighted to be able to offer to our clients," said Bruce McIndoe, CEO of iJET International. "iJET is known for our intelligence and delivering real-time value to customers but additionally to be able to layer on TripLingo's expertise provides travelers and personnel operating around the globe with an even more robust experience of cultural knowledge."
During GBTA's Convention, iJET's booth will welcome visitors to speak with an iJET analyst with regional expertise in the Middle East and Africa and discuss case studies tied to recent global events. In addition, visitors will be able to view demonstrations, gather information and learn more about how iJET's end-to-end, tailored solutions can support their organizations and protect their people, assets and facilities.
Subject matter experts from the iJET executive team will present at four educational sessions during the convention, including:
Sunday, July 27 at 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m. - "Mission Possible - Keeping ALL Your Travelers Safe" - Room 410
John Rose, iJET's COO, will co-present this session on global threats impacting travelers and high risk demographics, who face unique challenges while traveling. Attendees will learn techniques to raise situational awareness, ways to locate your travelers in spite of last minute or rouge itinerary changes and how to communicate with travelers who may be in harm's way.Monday, July 28 at 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - "Get Me Out of Here!" - Room 406AB
Rose will be co-presenting this session on risk management when the unexpected happens. Content will include the process and details surrounding successful evacuations and best practices that help to meet duty of care responsibilities.Tuesday, July 29 at 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - "Off the Grid/Under the Radar: Open Booking" - Room 403A
Theresa Thomas, iJET's VP of Travel Partnerships, will co-present this session on Open Booking and the impact on managed travel programs and the safety and security of travelers.Wednesday, July 30 at 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - "Duty of Care and Open Booking: Are They Compatible?" - Room 408A
Bruce McIndoe, iJET's CEO, will be co-presenting this session on risk management. Attendees will gain a better understanding of where Open Booking and Travel Risk Management merge to ensure the necessary steps are being taken to protect employees or travelers.
iJET continues a long-standing relationship with GBTA entering the 11th consecutive year of sponsorship and participation at this GBTA Convention, furthering iJET's leadership role to support the travel industry. iJET Executives have served on GBTA's Risk Committee since 2007 and entered into a multi-year agreement to support the GBTA Foundation this year.
For details about the GBTA Convention or to make an appointment to visit the iJET booth, please email email@example.com.
About iJET InternationaliJET International (iJET) provides intelligence-driven, operational risk management solutions that enable multinational organizations to operate globally with confidence. iJET's end-to-end, tailored solutions integrate world-class threat intelligence, innovative technology, and response services to help organizations mitigate risk and protect their people, assets, and reputation. Founded in 1999, iJET is a privately held company headquartered in Annapolis, US with regional offices in London, and Singapore. For more information, please visit www.iJET.com.
About TripLingo:TripLingo works with enterprises to equip their travelers with language and cultural tools to increase the effectiveness of business travel while supporting clients' Duty of Care initiatives and cost-saving efforts. Founded in 2011, TripLingo works with clients ranging from the Fortune 50 to small businesses and is headquartered in Atlanta. For more information, please visit www.TripLingo.com.
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