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Consumer Tech Briefing: Tech Companies Offer Virtual Trips and Experiences for Travel-Starved Consumers

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Our Consumer Tech Briefing series discusses recent developments in the world of technology. This month we look at new tech company launches to provide interactive virtual travel experiences for housebound travel enthusiasts.

We discuss the following technology developments:

  • The launch of Amazon’s new Explore service that offers live virtual tours of a range of tourist destinations led by local experts
  • Brand USA’s new partnership with Airbnb for experiential stay-at-home tourism
  • The new virtual travel experience launched by virtual reality startup Proxgy
  • Implications for tour companies

Read more about technological innovations in our previous Consumer Tech Briefing report, which looks at look at new foldable screen smartphone releases from Microsoft and Samsung, as well as Amazon’s latest move into the health-care space.

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