Booking via VR?

Amadeus, one of the big Global-Distribution-Systems (GDS), tries to look deep into the future. It’s subsidary company Navitaire introduced the first “Virtual Reality Search and Booking Experience”. The user interacts with VR-glasses and special gloves and selects the desired destination on a virtual globe. Users can search for flights, car-rentals…

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Virtual Reality: An Innovative Sneak Preview for Destinations

We finally published our research – Virtual Reality: An Innovative Sneak Preview for Destinations (Click here to see the full version) Virtual reality (VR) is a fast-developing technology, with a broad range of use. The tourism industry, more specifically destinations, may benefit from its potential in the near future. By…

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Mars 2117 in VR

Traveling to the galaxy and discovering the universe has always been of special interest for humanity. It is interesting to see, how different companies combine the topic of space travel and Virtual Reality. There are companies who work on using VR as a substitute for real space travel, whereas others apply VR as…

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Followup: Statistics about VR

Shortly after we wrote about Statistics about VR in travel and tourism, Greenlight VR released their latest statistics about VR in the 2016 Virtual Reality Consumer Adoption Report. For the purpose of the study, almost 1,300 U.S. consumers got surveyed. The report deals with topics such as experiences and attitudes towards…

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