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International Business Etiquette and Manners for Global Travelers cultural diversity, cross cultural communication, and intercultural business relationships for success

Each
Country’s page on this Site has the following format:

Introduction

 Brief
description of the country’s population, cultural heritage,
language, and religion.

Fun
Facts

  Special
or unique notes, thoughts, or comments about the country

Geert
Hofstede
Analysis

  Having
insight into the cultural dynamics of a country can
be very helpful to understand why people act the way
they do, and the appropriate way you should act while
in that country. To assist with this understanding,
each country page contains a Geert Hofstede Analysis.
Geert Hofstede developed a model that identifies four
primary dimensions to differentiate cultures. Explanation
of Geert Hofstede Dimensions
and
see Hofstede
Scores

 

Religion

  Highlights
the religious diversification within the country

Appearance

  Highlights
business etiquette do’s and don’ts involving Dress,
Clothing, Body Language, and Gestures

Behavior

  Highlights
business etiquette do’s and don’ts involving Dining,
Gifts, Meetings, and General behavioral guidelines

Communication

  Highlights
business etiquette do’s and don’ts involving

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Insurance | Travelers’ Health | CDC

insurance claim form

If you are planning an international trip, you should consider getting travel insurance to cover yourself against accidents or illness while you’re abroad. Even if you already have medical insurance back home, it may not cover you when traveling outside the United States, or if it does cover you that coverage may not be enough.

There are 3 types of insurance you should consider: trip cancellation insurance, travel health insurance, and medical evacuation insurance. These will cover different situations and may give you financial peace of mind, as well as allowing for safe and healthy travel.

Trip Cancellation Insurance

Trip cancellation insurance covers your financial investment in your trip, such as flights, cruises, or train tickets. Carefully examine the policy to make sure that it covers what you need it to cover, including cancellation if you or a close family member gets sick. Depending on the policy, trip cancellation insurance

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