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Biometric integration of health passes could ease return to smoother global travel

“Tourism is not a ‘nice to have’ this year: it’s a requirement. Tourism is a need, a basic human need,”…

 

American Airlines extends biometric health status app, Vision-Box forecasts new travel era

American Airlines has announced that beginning December 22nd, passengers travelling from Miami International Airport (MIA) to destinations in Colombia, Honduras,…

 

Air Canada implements biometrics as WTTC urges adoption across travel industry

Air Canada has launched an optional biometric boarding process for flights departing the U.S. for Canada following a successful pilot…

 

Biometrics play major role in WTTC travel industry recovery report, facial recognition for SFO arrivals

Biometrics implementations in the aviation industry are well underway, but will be built up and aggregated to facilitate more touchless…

 

Vision-Box survey shows majority of aviation industry interested in facial biometrics implementation

A large majority of organizations in aviation, the airline sector and related government agencies are planning to implement biometrics for…

 

WTTC calls for biometrics and integrated strategy to support safe air travel in ‘new normal’

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has outlined a systematic approach to using biometrics for verified identification throughout all…

 

WTTC calls for accelerated biometrics implementation among measures for safe air travel reopening

Accelerating the implementation of biometrics, along with automation and contactless touchpoints is one of many recommendations from a major industry…

 

Aruba and WTTC partner to extend biometrics beyond airport to car rentals and hotels

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Aruba have agreed to partner on a trial project to allow travelers…

 

WTTC and Sita encourage collaboration for unified biometric travel as systems expand

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) wants to bring the sector together to develop a single biometric identifier for…

 

Payments, travel, and facial recognition top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Biometrics, and in particular facial recognition, for payments and travel dominated the most-read stories on Biometric Update for the past…

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