The world’s most powerful passports 2021 — ranked
As the World Economic Forum points out, the latest Henley Passport Index report comes as the travel industry grapples with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. And the outlook remains uncertain as threats of new virus variants causes governments to curtail or suspend travel to curb its spread.
Another possible consequence is a rise in the number of economic migrants in the post pandemic period, as changing office patterns free people to work from different locations. Already, several countries are hoping to tap into this potential talent pool by creating easy-access visa arrangements and visa waiver programs.
As Greg Lindsay of think-tank NewCities points out in Henley & Partners Global Mobility Report, “2021 will be the year savvy governments begin to harness post-pandemic migration opportunities as the driving force for economic recovery and development.”
Read the World Economic Forum’s full article here.