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WTTC Pushing for More Biometrics in Travel Industry

WTTC Pushing for More Biometrics in Travel Industry

During the recent World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) summit in Buenos Aires, officials focused on security and migration facilitation through the use of technology, crises management and sustainable growth in the tourism industry. The WTTC found during the summit that 47 percent of tourism jobs will be automated in the future. While the findings are concerning, it’s important to...

WTTC Coordinates the Introduction of Biometric Travel

WTTC Coordinates the Introduction of Biometric Travel

Biometrics will make moving from one place to another much easier and the next steps in this budding technology are taking travel to the next level. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), an organization that represents private sector travel and tourism efforts, has announced a number of biometric technology trials throughout the end-to-end travel experience. MORE Travel Technology Under...

World Cup Fans Warned to Avoid Russian Wi-Fi

World Cup Fans Warned to Avoid Russian Wi-Fi

Fans traveling to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup are being cautioned to avoid tapping into Russia’s Wi-Fi networks. In a blog post entitled “Avoid scoring a cyber security own goal this summer,” Great Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is warning travelers that “Public and hotel Wi-Fi connections may not be safe.” Further, says the agency, “Avoid internet...

World-Class Chefs Create Unique Dining Experience in Aid of Charity DEBRA

World-Class Chefs Create Unique Dining Experience in Aid of Charity DEBRA

A unique, money-can’t-buy dining experience, The Great Chefs Dinner in aid of national charity DEBRA, returns to London, on Monday, 4 February 2019. The sumptuous night of dining, now in its fourth year, will take place in the dazzling Roux the Landau Restaurant, at one of the most luxurious hotels in the capital, The Langham, London. Michel Roux Jr will...

Women’s Aid and Skylon restaurant join forces for International Women’s Day

Women’s Aid and Skylon restaurant join forces for International Women’s Day

On Wednesday 6th March Women’s Aid Patrons Mel B and Dame Julie Walters will host a spectacular charity gala dinner for International Women’s Day at Skylon restaurant. Situated on London’s famed Southbank, Skylon and Women’s Aid will be celebrating with a three-course dinner by Executive Chef, Helena Puolakka while inspiring survivors to take part in a fashion show auction with...

Why Uplift is a Win-Win for Both Consumers and the Industry

Why Uplift is a Win-Win for Both Consumers and the Industry

When we were first told our friend and respected industry veteran Denise Heffron was returning to the travel industry, we were excited! As TravelPulse Canada was the first to report Thursday morning, Heffron has been appointed Managing Director, Uplift; a service that’s new to Canada and offers innovative travel payment solutions. How fitting then, that on International Women’s Day, we...