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Virtual travel: The ultimate list of tours and live streams to cure cabin fever

If, like Travel Weekly, you’re suffering from a case of itchy feet, we have just the thing for you.

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Shoot coffee at caffeine-deprived zombies in Wellington’s goofy VR game

While New Zealand’s capital city is off limits, there’s still a way to get exploring.

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5 tech trends to keep an eye on in 2020

by Sponsored by Quest Events

Identifying trends is key to staying ahead of the pack when it comes to the use of technology in travel. Here are five big ones you should be taking note of in 2020.

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Aviation

Explore the Emirates first class facilities through VR

This is probably the closest we’ll ever get to flying first class so we’re making the most of it by spending the rest of our Friday virtually exploring this Boeing 777.

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Here’s how VR is revolutionising the aviation industry

by Caroline Camilli-Gay

Virtual reality is making waves in the travel industry. But what does this actually looks like? Besides a room full of people flailing around with computers on their heads.

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Walk the streets of ancient Rome with this new VR experience

Unfortunately, Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix won’t be making an appearance.

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The new tourism app agents need know about

This app could change the game for travel planning. Our favourite app is Google Maps because we still need it to find the cafe across the road.

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Travel Agents

Shift happens: 5 key changes to the travel industry agents need to know

by Tammy Marshall, managing director of The B Hive

The B Hive MD, Tammy Marshall, on how agents can future-proof themselves.We’re getting future ready by selling our organs to get a spot on the first space tourism trip. Kidding, we wouldn’t get nearly enough.

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What are top tech trends changing travel?

Despite our anxieties, we’re actually feeling ok about the potential of a robot takeover. Although, only if Will Smith saves us like he did I, Robot.

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Tourism

1 in 5 travellers have used VR to select a holiday

by Lauren Croft

Virtual reality’s not just about making you look like a dill and feel queasy, as this cool new research shows.

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Will VR make the travel industry redundant?

Virtual Reality could be replacing actual holidays, although still no word on how you’re meant to flirt with the hot Italian tour guide via headset.

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How VR is changing the way people buy travel

Virtual Reality is putting the whole world in the traveller’s hand. Well, not in their hand, more in their face with those weird headset things.

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