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The World Openness Score (WOS) has officially reached an all-time high of 54% global openness, moving past the dramatic two-year setback caused by plummeting visa scores during the COVID-10 pandemic. On January 11, 2020, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission announced the first death caused by the coronavirus, and from that moment

With borders reopening and restrictions easing globally, international travel is making a comeback. But it’s not the same old story – perhaps that’s for the best. Long lines at airports. Cancelled flights. Rowdy passengers. The return to travel has been far from smooth so far. And the industry has been playing

The Metaverse may sound like a novel idea from a science fiction novel. But as it edges closer to becoming a reality, could this borderless Metaverse impact how we view freedom of movement in the physical realm?   If you’re interested in technology, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with the term

Planes, trains, automobiles and — autonomous passenger drones? When it comes to new travel technologies, the past 20 years have brought us a fascinating list of innovations that are constantly changing how we live and move through the world. From increasingly secure border crossings to real-time language tools and breakthroughs

World Openness Score reaches near pre-pandemic levels as borders continue to reopen. You can finally expel a sigh of relief after nearly two years of watching the rise and fall of the Passport Index’ acclaimed World Openness Score (WOS) — one of the most accurate real-time data of the world’s mobility

For such a tiny document, you’d be amazed how many security features modern passports contain. Here’s why more countries are choosing to invest in passport security. Passports are usually small enough to tuck into a back pocket, but don’t let their unassuming nature fool you. These compact travel documents are packed

From adapting to new geographical boundaries to shifting cultural values, these six countries had excellent reasons to update their flag designs over the years. Flags are one of the most important symbols of national identity. Not only do they represent entire countries – and the cultures, languages, and communities within them

From breathtaking hidden artwork to floating kangaroos and a galloping moose, the world’s most beautiful passports showcase their own unique looks. But they share two things in common: unparalleled levels of security and mobility. Although utilitarian in purpose – a means to cross borders, move freely, and access a better quality

Reflecting dual citizenship trends worldwide, Olympians have found more mobility, freedom and opportunity by holding more than one passport. Every four years, the Olympics bring together the best athletes on the planet to celebrate perseverance, dreams, hard work and human potential. Athletes, delegates and supporters alike don their country’s national colors,

From biblical times to biometric technology, the paper passport has become increasingly sophisticated and secure over the decades. It has also come to represent safety and citizenship, freedom and status. In a progressively open world where international mobility was booming pre-COVID-19, passports are an all-too-familiar part of the travel experience. Hundreds

Laos launches eVisa for foreign travellers of all 198 nations—making it one of the most Welcoming Countries in the world. Traveling

I have excellent news! I have officially been granted my Latvian Citizenship, which now makes me a dual citizen of

Paraguay helps Singapore overtake Germany for the top spot. Montreal, October 24, 2017 – Paraguay removed visa requirements for Singaporeans, propelling

The staggering changes in mobility as Coronavirus infects global passport power. The Covid-19 global pandemic has taken under siege all of humanity; infecting our way

Canada’s new ePassport became available in July 2013. It may not look very different from your last passport (or even

The ‘Most Beautiful Passports in the World’ as per the author of this blog, includes passports from: Norway, Indonesia,

African Union introduces a passport and visa-free mobility to member states.

All about dual citizenship, how to obtain a second citizenship, which passport to use when traveling, and other information and

Arton Capital, the global financial advisory firm specializing in investor programs for residency and citizenship, launched the Passport Index, the

President Abdulla Yameen launched last night the new biometric Maldivian e-passport and automated e-gate service at the international airport.

Germany takes the lead. Singapore takes second place. Montreal, January 12, 2017 – Passport Index, the real-time global ranking of the

...people around the world continue to pack up and move, whether in search of better job opportunities, to escape from