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

Lush launch handcare kits

Lush launch a new range of handcare boxes, including soaps, creams and a serum. This limited edition box may appeal to those experiencing dry hands as a result of increased washing.

Source: https://www.lush.ca/en/handcare-kits.html