Global Trends 2020

Remote control tourism in the Faroe Islands

As a signal of the extent to which digitisation can save jobs, as well as removing them, travel-starved people can hire a remote digital companion to show them around the Faroe Islands. Through using an app, people will be able to control where their guide goes, creating a form of hybrid, gamified digital tourism.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2020/apr/15/remote-control-person-guide-you-round-the-faroe-islands

The Future of Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people manage their health. It has challenged our medical systems and driven demand for new solutions. However, our data suggests these changes are not new but rather an acceleration of existing trends.