Each year, over 1.3 billion people cross international borders for business or leisure purposes. Billions more travel domestically. Recent technological advances have enhanced mobility and widened many a traveller’s horizons. But at the same time, increasing political risks and geopolitical instability demand more stringent security checks and processes. This means already strained systems are under growing pressure.
The World Travel & Tourism Council’s work in this area aims to show how:
improved visa facilitation can help to drive GDP growth and job creation
secure and seamless travel are not opposing goals if we use the right technologies