Great just got even better: GardaWorld and IHS Markit come together to improve travel security offering

September 28, 2018

At GardaWorld, we’re always looking for ways to improve and expand upon our range of services, so we can offer even more value to our clients. We’re excited to have joined forces with IHS Markit to add to our travel security solutions.


IHS Markit, a leader in providing intelligence-led risk forecasts, will add depth to the tactical and strategic information available through GardaWorld’s Crisis24 digital dashboard.


Crisis24 offers critical security information from around the world

Crisis24 provides users with trustworthy, fully vetted and up-to-date travel security information, including travel safety alerts and more than 200 regularly updated country risk assessment reports—invaluable tools for both travelers and companies that do business abroad. These detailed reports are developed in collaboration with IHS Markit.


IHS Markit experts supplement the Crisis24 country reports with risk analyses—specifically, an executive summary and operational outlook, as well as a view on terrorism, war risks and overall social stability. The Crisis24 team contributes complete health and natural risks assessments, a view on transportation and other practical, business-travel-related information.


A strategic alliance that delivers a travel security solution like none other

The IHS Markit alliance adds a layer of future-focused intelligence to GardaWorld’s Travel Security program, the solution that allows companies to fulfill their duty of care requirements by ensuring the safety of their employees traveling abroad. Through its three components—information, proactive monitoring and protection—the program makes travelers and their employers aware of potential risks and gives them access to various resources in the event of a problem.


“GardaWorld and IHS Markit are a natural fit. GardaWorld’s tactical and operational security offerings complement our forward-looking, strategic intelligence about a broad spectrum of country risks,” said Zbyszko Tabernacki, senior vice president, economics and country risk, IHS Markit. “This alliance will enable scalability and connectivity for the benefit of our clients and is very much in line with the types of alliances IHS Markit is building with top solution providers around the world.”


Our travel security solutions mean improved safety while traveling abroad

“GardaWorld aims to be a global leader in providing world-class security information and risk analysis and our alliance with IHS Markit further enhances our ability to do so,” says Oliver Westmacott, president and chief operating officer of GardaWorld Security Services, International. “Our clients now have even more tools at their disposal to track threats, make informed decisions and stay safe.”