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Travel Health Journal

Group Travel

IAMAT - The International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers

Issues in Group Travel

When you travel in a group, if you are like me, you may sometimes leave your brains behind. That is, you leave a lot of decisions to the group leader. I had an experienced traveler come up to me in the lobby of Tokyo’s best western-style hotel to ask “Bob, you lived in Tokyo, I know. How do I get a taxi here?” And I had to remind her that the man in uniform at the front door here would summon her a cab, just as his counterpart would do at any major hotel in the world. But you should think for yourself when it comes to your own special interests, even if you travel with a group and ...

Travel Health Journal