How Identity Verification Supports Travel Fraud Prevention

July 2, 2019

Financial information of travelers can be easily misused once they have shared it with a retailer for making an online or walk-in purchase. Stolen personal information and even authentic identity documents can be used for acquiring places to stay during a travelling experience and with stolen financial information, cash back requests become a real headache. Ride-sharing services are also at risk of being exploited by identity thieves in the absence of reliable ID verification for travellers.

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A simple COVID-19 testing model for travel

Infographic | June 3, 2021

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Small Numbers Of Frequent Flyers Dominate Air Travel

Infographic | April 11, 2021

New research by climate campaign group Possible, which was published by the BBC, has found that a small number of frequent flyers dominated air travel before the pandemic with the vast majority only traveling domestically. In the United States for example, just 12 perent of people take 66 percent of all flights. That trend is also evident in other developed countries such as the United Kingdom where 15 percent of people take 70 percent of flights. Calls are growing from environmental groups for the implementation of a Frequent Flyer Levy which is a tax that increases the more a person flies each year.

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Covid-19 travel restrictions from third countries

Infographic | August 6, 2021

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4 Technologies Travel Agencies should invest in 2020

Infographic | January 23, 2020

The travel industry is evolving rapidly, and it's crucial for travel firms to adopt new technologies to keep up. Below are some of the top technologies travel agencies should invest in 2020 to remain competitive in the marketplace.

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European Tourism: Trends & Prospects

Infographic | May 24, 2021

Lockdowns have persisted into 2021 as COVID-19 infection rates surge in some countries despite the vaccination rollout. Prospects for the summer season are mixed. While Europe works to overcome hurdles relating to vaccine side effects and supply shortages, innoculation programmes are still expected to accelerate over the summer, bringing down COVID-19 cases and raising hopes of easing restrictions.

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DIGITAL TRAVEL CREDENTIAL

Infographic | May 18, 2021

With the Digital Travel Credential (DTC), seamless travel will be taken one step further. Travelers will be able to securely digitalize their passport and store it in their smartphone for a safer and more convenient travel experience. With our suite of solutions that are designed to maintain privacy, IDEMIA is perfectly positioned to support all stakeholders in implementing this innovation.

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