A Travel Agent Guide to Selling High-Risk Travel

Travel Age West, 1 April 2018

“It was Nov. 26, 2008, and The Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai, India, was under attack.” Michael Beagelman, CEO of London-based MB Private Clients, received an unexpected call with the news. Two of his clients — who were celebrating their honeymoon — were trapped inside the hotel. As the seconds ticked by, more details started to flood in: The hotel had been bombed, then stormed by a group of heavily armed terrorists representing Lashkar-e Taiba, an Islamic militant group based in Pakistan.

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