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Safety Concerns Are Taking a Toll on Business Travelers

According to results of a new survey from the Association of Corporate Travel Executives, 67 percent of travelers said there was a psychological effect on them or their families when they went to a region where they didn’t feel safe. ACTE executive director Greeley Koch said he started thinking about how travelers were affected while talking to association members, including one who confessed he was lying to his children about where he was going on business so they wouldn’t worry. While 20 percent of travelers said they felt that fear started to subside after a week following a terror strike, 65 percent said it lingered for up to three months and 5 percent said they thought concerns lasted for more than a year. To read more at Skift, click here.

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