Eurostar launches face scanners. Goodbye passports!

Soon passengers boarding the Eurostar won't need to present their passports as the cross-Channel rail operator prepares to introduce facial recognition technology. The scheme is similar to facial recognition technology in place at major airports including London's Heathrow and Shanghai's Hongqiao. Fotografie de Paul IJsendoorn pe Pexels.com Set to launch in March 2021, the Eurostar … Continue reading Eurostar launches face scanners. Goodbye passports!

Free train journeys and cultural vouchers to boost domestic travel in Belgium

The Belgium government announced last days that it would provide all residents with a free 10-journey rail pass as it emerges from three months of lockdown. Valid from July until the end of December, the rail pass can be used anywhere in the country and is part of a package of measures to boost domestic … Continue reading Free train journeys and cultural vouchers to boost domestic travel in Belgium