From the Publisher
--Laurette Bennhold-Samaan, Sr. Manager Global Mobility, Accenture Ltd
"Travel Wise: How to Be Safe, Savvy and Secure Abroad is a most valuable reference book for the experienced as well as the novice sojourner. As an international business professional who has traveled the world for the last 40 years I find author Ray Leki's book to be right on point. It is comprehensive, readable and informative, even for the experienced traveler. His personal and professional experiences come across in a clear and useful manner."
--William R. Sheridan, Vice President-International Human Resource Services, National Foreign Trade Council
"Combining traditional security awareness, cross-cultural, and interpersonal skills with proven emotional intelligence concepts; Ray Leki's Travel Wise Model offers an innovative and relevant primer for 21st century Globe Trotters! Travel Wise is a must-read for novice and seasoned travelers alike."
--David J. Benson Senior Diplomatic Security Special Agent (Retired) Former Director of the Diplomatic Security Training Center
"Travel Wise has a wealth of wisdom and information that will serve experts and novices alike. I use this material in my research, intercultural training programs and graduate courses. I recommend it to all, and thank Ray for doing a great service to the intercultural community."
--Professor Dharm P. S. Bhawuk, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawai`i, Manoa
"Travel Wise provides a holistic, frank and intelligent approach to safe travel and raises the bar for preparation and competency for personal safety and security. No matter your level of travel expertise, Ray Leki presents information to make smart, thoughtful and well-informed decisions."
--Nancy R. Lockwood, MA, SPHR, GPHR, Senior HR professional, researcher and author