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Going-there'’s business model is to expand into locations where our clients need us and this is how we grow our global footprint. Similarly, our DC teams are often grown through networking and by developing connections. Tokyo GT veteran Izumi Koyabashi is one example of how our DC referral scheme led to a new career path.
Going-there Global Destination Services has over 340 trained Destination Consultants around the world. Working on the ground directly with assignees, our DCs have built a vast store of experience.
The spread of COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact on everyday life. Many of us have already been confined to home and restrictions continue to tighten. But while assignees continue to move around the world or adjust to the changed conditions, Going-there remains 100% committed to the delivery of destination services to all assignees and their families.
With health and safety our priority and where support can no longer be delivered in person, remote assistance is being provided by all of our global teams. However, while the mode of delivery may have changed a little, our focus and passion hasn’t wavered. Our key services are now delivered as detailed below.
Emergency Departure Services to assist in the COVID 19 crisis
Going-there has developed a program for clients whose assignees are opting to depart their host cities with little or no notice, in some cases leaving their house keys under the front door mat.
If you have any assignees in a similar situation, and need help, contact Kelly Burtar, VP Global Operations, email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arrival services have been suspended in the majority of locations. We continue to offer advice on local travel restrictions and conditions, market conditions and quarantine regulations where relevant. Where travel is permitted and safety can be maintained, we can also organise a secure pick-up from the airport and transport to the assignee’s accommodation.
We are also now ‘meeting’ assignees via Skype/WebEx conversations, Face Time interactions, telephone calls, email communications, for virtual tours, etc.
Going-there has won the 2019 GlobalNet Commitment of Excellence Platinum Award. GlobalNet is organised by Cartus, the market leader in global mobility, which hosted its 19th annual Global Network Conference, October 14-15, 2019, to celebrate service excellence among its supply chain partners. The conference was held in Boston, Massachusetts, and drew approximately 400 attendees from 195 companies and 40 different countries.
Going-there is pleased to announce that it has just won the 2018 EMMA award as Destination Services Provider of the Year.
Diana Busk, CEO & Founder of Going-there Global Destination Services today announced that ECA International has made a significant strategic investment in the multi award-winning business travel app - Global Tracker.
Going-there has delivered Destination Services in Bakersfield for several years . To complement the personal on-the-ground support to assignees offered by our Destination Consultants, we have now added a new relocation guide that is accessible to those relocating to the Californian city. Our GT2go Bakersfield guide covers all topics key to a successful relocation, including detailed information on housing, setting up home, local registrations, transportation, banking, education, health and a section for accompanying partners.
On Friday 10 November 2017, the winners of this year's FEM EMEA EMMAs (Expatriate Management & Mobility Awards) were announced at a glittering gala dinner at the Intercontinental Hotel, London.
With just over a year gone since the historic UK vote to leave the European Union there is still not much clarity on what will happen during the negotiations and beyond.
There has been much written in recent months about the potential impact on Corporate taxes by not monitoring business travellers and WHAT they are doing in specific jurisdictions (this author included)
Going-there has been lucky to have many excellent Destination Consultants who have worked with the company for long periods of time. They have brought energy, enthusiasm, imagination and compassion to their roles in helping relocating families and truly are the foundation of the Going-there quality service.
The Relocation Industry can be subject to external shocks and shifts that cause changes in assignment trends. For instance, the drop in oil prices in recent years most certainly affected numbers to Norway, Alberta, Canada, and Houston, Texas.
Award season is back and Going-there has been short-listed in two categories of the US EMMAs for its Global Tracker.
GT Global Reach is Going-there’s answer to clients who need to increase their global footprint without setting up costly offices all over the world. How does it work?
In many trade journals today you will see articles discussing the complexities of managing your Business Traveller constituency – but how do you go about doing that? Here are 7 tips for organising your programme to ensure you remain compliant in this increasingly complex environment.
By Liam Brennan, VP Client Relations, Going-there
Going-there has won the 2016 award from Re:locate Global for Technological Innovation. The award was made for our new GT Global Tracker app.
Krakow is a university city with an abundance of highly educated, bi- and tri-lingual candidates who work alongside expatriate employees from western Europe and the US. The expatriate community is growing.
Zagreb is Europe’s newest capital, dating from 1991 when Croatia became independent. It joined the European Union in 2013 and has made a strong transition to become a modern international city.
With Going-there you'll only ever deal with us; we never sub-contract and we always employ our own people on the ground.
For a DIY relocation experience, speak to us about GT2go as a stand-alone solution.
Going-there's Global Tracker App is a simple solution to compliance and duty-of-care challenges. Immigration, tax and emergency alerts can all be managed through one device.
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