Virtual Reality Technology and Tourism

When we think of travelling, we might think of flying by plane overseas or taking a road trip down the coastline, however with the evolution of Virtual Reality Technology not all travel is now being experienced physically. Virtual Reality tourism is a rapidly emerging new form of tourism, which can offer people the chance to see destinations they might not see otherwise in a full 360 degree experience. So how does all this VR tourism work, and what does this mean for the tourism industry? Vikki Schaffer Program Co-ordinator and Lecturer in Tourism, Leisure and Event Management at the University of the Sunshine Coast joined us on the line to answer our questions.

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