There is no doubt we say goodbyes and happy journeys to our dear ones when they go from their native place to another. But uncertainty is everywhere. Therefore travel risk management plays a vital role.
Travel risk management is an approach that is applied to cover the risk of traveling. It is started before the journey and ends after the journey.
This is the proactive approach to prevent the potential risk and the unhappening during the traveling. One should know what kind of risks can occur during the journey and how to deal with them.
The travel risk is classified into three parts. These are different from each other depending on the situation.
Now we will discuss each kind of risk separately.
This is one of the most uncertain risks in traveling is the poor environment or weather risk. Poor weather can create a drought and a lot of human loss.
So, environmental risk management is a very important part of travel risk management. It is unpredictable and the most hazardous one.
A poor climate like rain, drought, or wind can cause any problem while transportation. Therefore it is advised that before going to a new place get all the details of the weather conditions of the place.
Health and care are also major aspects of travel and risk management. It is advised that when people are traveling from one place to another they have to carry their previous medical reports with them.
If the person is suffering from hypertension or heart problems they should avoid traveling at higher altitudes.
Due to Covid-19 health and care become one of the most crucial points to be taken care of. People around the globe were getting vaccinated and carrying vaccination certificates with them.
At the airports, the Covid test was processed for the passengers. If anyone is found suffering from corona then those people were in quarantine for 72 hrs.
Also for pregnant ladies and new mothers, special facilities are arranged for them. For them, porter staff is arranged so that they can easily check in and board the aircraft.
Food and beverages are also important factors that should be taken care of during traveling or visiting any place.
Contaminated food or changed water may lead to food poisoning or diarrhea. Raw food, tap water, and dairy product may cause allergies. So it is advised not to eat these kinds of food.
The guidelines are also mentioned on the tickets and the stations and airports. Like, do not eat the food offered by unknown people. It may have tranquilizers and harmful ingredients in it.
While traveling to another country we need a passport and a visa. if in case anyone loses it and misplaces it there are several facilities provided by the home embassy.
The home embassy will provide you with a new passport or an emergency certificate to you to fly back to your country.
If in case you are applying for a new passport you have to wait for a few days.
In the case of a visa, you have to visit the estimated country office and get a new visa. There you have to fill in a few mandatory details.
Several measures are taken to control traveling risks. A few of them are discussed below.
Nowadays security is one of the major factors in traveling. Airports and railway stations have luggage screening systems and metal detectors.
This is used for security purposes. The passenger’s luggage gets into the machine system for screening. If any doubted item is founded then it is taken out of the luggage.
At the entry of the airport, the metal detector is used for body checking. This is done if any person is not carrying armaments with them.
Therefore luggage and body screening play a vital role.
The government passed the guidelines that if there is an alarming situation then restrict the tourist at that place.
The historical patterns are analyzed to forecast the weather conditions. If the weather conditions are not favorable then a high alert message is passed to not to travel to that particular place.
If any traveler is stuck at that place try to take them out of that place with the help of a safety guard and they are sent to some traveler welfare shelter.
Also, with the help of news telecast the information to mass that any place is having poor weather conditions. So try to avoid going there and the place is restricted for visit.
In the booking, ticket management writes what to carry during traveling and what to not. Like sharp edges elements not to carry in the handbags. Also, alcohol and drugs armament are not allowed to carry in the luggage.
During the checking, all these products will be eliminated from the bag and you traveler has to answer why he is carrying all the restricted items.
On the concluding points, we can say that travel risk management is very important for travelers. As it covers uncertainty and unwanted situations.
The guidelines given to travelers protect them from unwanted situations. And if in case any mishappening happens they should know how to recover from it.
That’s all from “Travel Risk Management: Safety Measures For Travelers”.
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