Global Guidelines for Safe & Seamless Traveler Journey
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) shares best practices and recommendations for adopting innovative digital technologies to enable seamless travel and stays.
According to the report, digital identity solutions could ease pressure on the Travel and Tourism industry’s infrastructure as demand recovers from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with significant overall benefits that include promoting a safer journey for travellers and employees via contactless interactions supported by biometrics.
Biometrics and digital identities ensure simpler and more efficient processes and improve the traveller experience, translating into opportunities for personalisation and customisation of services.
According to EY, digital is forcing organizations to rethink traditional business models and adopt an agile approach to their talent strategies. A wave of technology is helping to reinvent the workplace and enable performance above and beyond previous capabilities.
The 15th edition of the Deloitte Hotel Atlas, a report that analyses the supply of accommodation in Portugal in 2019 and its distribution in the territory, describes the positive evolution of the country in terms of hotel supply and demand, in a year described by investors as peak investment.
Horwath HTL has published a market report on the Portuguese hotel industry, in which it anticipates, despite the downturn in tourism activity, a firm expectation of recovery as a result of Portugal’s international image as a sustainable and safe tourist destination.
The European Commission has published an online guide to European funds to support the recovery and development of the tourism sector for the 2021-2027 programming period.