Las Vegas is the latest destination to take the virtual-reality plunge with an app that will let you drive, float and sail through Sin City — without ever getting off the couch.
Les Shu at Digital Trends writes about how 360-degree virtual reality apps and sites will rock your world (if they haven't already) when you get the travel itch.
"... Imagine walking through a hotel room before you book, or exploring a location's sights and sounds as you narrow down a shortlist of vacation destinations, all from inside your home and using your phone," he writes.
Cathy Tull, senior vice president for marketing at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, couldn't agree more. She too describes virtual reality as "the future of vacation planning," adding that it provides the buzz to inspire potential visitors to book trips.
A total of 12 experiences are currently available, with more to be rolled out later this year.
Info: Las Vegas VR