Enabling Seamless Travel to the European UnionEnabling Seamless Travel to the European UnionThis research monitoring report provides an overview how the main developments in international travel can support a more seamless and contactless travel experience. EU regulations, travel industry practices, and new technological solutions can support the alignment of the travel facilitation and security objectives at all steps of the traveller journey, from the application for a visa or a travel authorisation up to the eventual border-crossing. Seamless travel is defined as a journey during which the traveller no longer needs to present travel-related documents or identification documents multiple times to a variety of stakeholders at different checkpoints in their journey.140{2fd95b2e-c57c-48dd-8362-98741cbab0df}