The peeping tom who mad a nude video of ESPN Anchor Erin Andrews by peering into her hotel room. Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s unwanted advances on the chamber maid. Airport security “pat downs” and Lara Logan’s sexual assault while reporting on Egypt. Now, yes, these are worst case scenarios but working women are just beginning to realize how potentially dangerous business travel can be, if they haven’t already experienced it first hand.
Trusting your instincts is a great start. In addition, here are some ways to protect yourself while traveling.