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As vaccination program rollouts gather momentum in certain countries, the resumption of regular international travel is no longer an abstract hope.

The latest results from the Henley Passport Index — the original ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa — provide exclusive insight into what post-pandemic travel freedom might look like as countries around the world selectively begin to open their borders to international visitors.

As the Covid-19 curtain begins to lift, Japanese passport holders will be the most welcome in the world, now…


In response to the unprecedented and rising global demand among affluent investors for residence- and citizenship-by-investment (RCBI) programs as a means to overcome the limitations and risks of being restricted to a single residence, Deep Knowledge Analytics (DKA) and Henley & Partners have launched the Investment Migration Programs Health Risk Assessment.

This collaboration between DKA, a DeepTech focused agency that produces advanced analytics using sophisticated technology to deliver insightful market intelligence and pragmatic forecasting, and Henley & Partners, the global leader in residence and citizenship planning, draws on three sets of data: DKA’s Covid-19 Regional Safety Assessment and Henley &…


Malta, Austria, and Portugal are home to the world’s best investment migration programs, according to the newly-released Investment Migration Programs 2021.

Now in its 6th edition, the annual publication provides a systematic analysis and comprehensive benchmarking of the world’s most notable investment migration programs by a panel of independent experts who consider a broad range of factors.

The global pandemic has driven demand for investment migration to new heights, with the industry rapidly moving from niche to mainstream. This year’s Investment Migration Programs 2021 features an extensive list of residence- and citizenship-by-investment programs and has been designed with the high-net-worth investor in mind, providing clear, current, and trustworthy advice.

Read more here.


Dr. Juerg Steffen, CEO of Henley & Partners and author of definitive books on high-net-worth relocation to Austria and Switzerland

The volatility driven by Covid-19 has pushed the steadily growing appeal of investment migration seen over the past two decades into overdrive. While the surge in interest shown by citizens of emerging economies and politically precarious states is somewhat predictable, the big game-changer, accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic, has been the exponential spike in interest from nationals of highly developed countries — and in particular Canada, the UK, and the US.

During the height of the initial lockdown, in the…


Greg Lindsay, Director of Applied Research at NewCities

If 2020 was anything to go by we are likely to see an even more dramatic global shakeup in the league tables of choice destinations in 2021. In late November as the pandemic’s second wave crashed across the global north, Bloomberg unveiled its Covid Resilience Ranking of “the best and worst places to be in the coronavirus era”. The index formally acknowledged what 2020 had made abundantly clear to the world’s upwardly mobile: Advanced economies such as the UK and the US had been repeatedly overwhelmed by infections. Meanwhile, other countries —…


Dr. Parag Khanna, Founder and Managing Partner of FutureMap and author of the new book MOVE: The Forces Uprooting Us

In the post-pandemic landscape, international companies face new choices about where to locate headquarters, executives, and employees. All the key metrics of the past are in flux. Corporate tax arbitrage, for example, is coming under fire, and a proposed new global flat tax will change the pecking order of advantageous jurisdictions. …


Dominic Volek, Group Head of Private Clients and a Member of the Executive Committee of Henley & Partners

We are living in the eye of a storm — a relentless storm. No one knows when it will end, but we do know that when we finally emerge on the other side, nothing will be the same. Past pandemics have affected the structure of communities and nations, permanently altering the economic and social fabric of society, and the current one is likely to have similar consequences.

The past 18 months have ushered in many changes, both in the world and in…


In response to a dramatically changing global landscape, with business and talent relocation on the rise, Henley & Partners, the global leader in residence- and citizenship-by-investment, has launched the Best Residence-by-Investment Cities for Business Index in collaboration with Deep Knowledge Analytics (DKA), a DeepTech focused agency that produces advanced analytics using sophisticated technology to deliver insightful market intelligence and pragmatic forecasting

The Best Residence-by-Investment Cities for Business Index showcases 25 cities that are proactively welcoming international entrepreneurs, company owners, and investors, and while some are clearly leading the pack, each has its strengths, and all are vying for much-needed capital…


Charles Phillips, independent researcher and consultant for Oxford Business Group whose field of expertise is energy and climate change policy in the Middle East

The global aviation industry is experiencing a crisis and facing pressures on multiple fronts. Not only has the Covid-19 pandemic reduced flying enormously, but the industry is now also facing mounting pressure to decarbonize to address the global climate crisis. The pandemic has, however, created an opportunity for the industry to build back with sustainability squarely in mind, systematically making flying cleaner and greener.

Global climate ambition picks up

2021 has seen a substantial acceleration in worldwide ambition on climate action…


Dmitry Kaminskiy, Co-founder and managing partner of Deep Knowledge Group

The global megatrend of longevity industrialization has progressed substantially over the past five years, with the notion of extending healthy human longevity moving from the realm of fringe science to become a major strategic priority for large and reputable investors, financial corporations, and even governments.

A new era of longevity politics has dawned

In 2021, the upward trajectory of longevity industrialization has reached a point where politicians and governments are major actors and drivers of growth. In other words, we have entered an age of longevity politics.

As developments in the longevity arena progress, we can expect that…

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