What You Need to Know About Ebola and Business Travel

As news on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its worldwide implications continues to pour in daily, there are a growing number of questions surrounding travel safety and risks. The amount of information can be overwhelming, so we’re compiling the most useful resources and articles from trusted sources here to help companies and their business travelers stay informed.

International SOS:

Ebola Facts

Latest News on Ebola - Updated as new information becomes available

Travel Advice - Updated as new information becomes available

Education Materials - Available in multiple languages

Ebola: What Business Travellers Need to Know - Video

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

CDC Dedicated Ebola Website

Questions and Answers on Ebola

Travelers' Health Ebola web page - Updated as new information becomes available

World Health Organization:

WHO Dedicated Ebola Website

Frequently asked questions on Ebola virus disease

Ebola messages for the general public

Global Business Travel Association:

Ebola & Business Travel: What You Need to Know

Ebola Not Yet Affecting Business Travel

Risk Radar: Managing the Medical and Security Implications of the Ebola Epidemic -                                                                                         How will you protect your travelers? - Webinar open to GBTA Members, October 22, 12pm EDT

Other Helpful Articles + News:

U.S. to Route Passengers From Ebola-Hit Nations to 5 Airports - The New York Times 

Enhanced Ebola Screening to Start at Five U.S. Airports for All People Entering U.S. from Ebola-Affected Countries - U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Fact Sheet: Screening of Travelers at Airports - U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Why hasn't the U.S. closed its airports to travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries? - The Washington Post

F.A.Q. on Ebola and Travel - The New York Times

Understanding the Risks of Ebola, and What 'Direct Contact' Means - The New York Times

What we know about Ebola's air travel risks - The Washington Post

Experts Offer Steps for Avoiding Public Hysteria, a Different Contagious Threat - The New York Times

For our Ultramar customers, we are closely monitoring this situation and taking every possible step to ensure you and your travelers stay safe and well-informed. As always, we will continue to monitor iJET alerts and directly advise any customer whose travelers may be affected by future incidents. Please reach out to your Ultramar Client Consulting team with any questions or concerns.

We’ll continue to update this page regularly as new information becomes available. If you’re not an Ultramar customer and have any general questions, please contact Allison Davis at allison.davis@ultramartravel.com