By the time Egyptian president Mohammad Morsi was ousted from office in early July, Global Rescue, a Boston security company, had been on the ground in Alexandria for a week, monitoring protests and identifying the best routes out of the city.
So when a Washington company called on the firm to bring its workers home, Global Rescue’s 11-man team quickly loaded 60 people into vans, drove them to a hotel outside the city, and put them on a plane back to Washington.
At a time when companies are sending employees to every corner of the globe Global Rescue’s services are in great demand. The prevalence of natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and civil uprisings means travelers are more likely to find themselves in crisis. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.