Travel Security Online


The joint venture of International SOS and Control Risks, formed in April 2008, provides clients with a complete suite of assistance and travel risk mitigation support services with a unique footprint of travel security and medical resources that spans five continents. These include the:

bullet point 5 Regional Security Centres:

London, Dubai, Paris, Philadelphia and Singapore

bullet point Aviation Security Centre

in Phoenix

bullet point A Team of Dedicated Travel Security Managers:

Washington DC, Los Angeles, Houston, Sao Paolo, Johannesburg, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Geneva, Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo and Sydney

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Together these provide urgent and non-critical advice 24/7 but also include teams that are on standby day and night to deploy in support of an evacuation or other assistance.

The joint venture's infrastructure and capabilities are reinforced and supported by the global network of International SOS' and Control Risks' worldwide offices and 700 remote sites. This includes the embedded travel security and medical resources at International SOS' 27 Assistance Centres and regional aviation units that can support small to large-scale travel security evacuations and Control Risks' travel security consultants on the ground in over 150 countries at any given time.

About International SOS

International SOS ( is the world's leading medical and travel security risk services company. We care for clients across the globe, from more than 850 locations in 92 countries. Teams work night and day to protect our members. We pioneer a range of preventive programs strengthened by our in-country expertise. We deliver unrivalled emergency assistance during critical illness, accident or civil unrest. We are passionate about helping clients put 'Duty of Care' into practice. With us, multinational corporate clients, governments and NGOs can mitigate risks for their people working remotely or overseas.

About Control Risks

Control Risks ( is an independent, specialist risk consultancy founded in 1975 with 32 offices in five continents. Control Risks provides advice and services that enable companies, governments and international organisations to accelerate opportunities and manage strategic and operational risks.

Control Risks' services offer clients access to a combined team of experienced security experts that are backed by the resources of both companies. Sharing similar missions and values, as well as a common ethos, together International SOS and Control Risks offer world-class travel security analysis, assistance and consultancy services.