With international travel forecasted to maintain its growth and reach 1.8 billion international arrivals by 2030, compared to 1.4 billion in 2018; the implementation of policies which secure and facilitate the movement of legitimate travellers is key. While significant progress has been made, the sector not only aims to incrementally enhance the security and experience of its passengers, but also to transform the future of cross-border travel.
The technological advancements and innovations over the past decades, have enabled unprecedented connectivity, while raising the expectations of travellers. In turn, policymakers around the world are responding with novel and even ground-breaking solutions, both in the form of quick-wins and game-changers, to address to the current geopolitical, economic and societal context.
The following section highlights the pioneering best practices of nations to ensure secure and seamless travel.