Travel for business is not going to slow down anytime soon. The creation of the World Wide Web is a game changer that has given the entire world the ability to connect. With all these new connections come new opportunities that require eventual face to face interaction.
The GBTA predicts that business travel related spending will be at 1.7 trillion by 2020. In 2017 business travel spending was at 1.3 trillion. The global travel industry continues to grow at a rapid rate on pace with the global economy.
Global organizations can expect many countries will follow the United Kingdoms example of mandatory TRM and criminal prosecution for employers that fail to provide for the health, safety and security of their employees. It is only a matter of time before an international standard of occupational health and safety is implemented.