Travel & Leisure
Osaka cafe blends real world and virtual tourism for hybrid experience
VR travel's future unclear as pandemic movement restrictions ease
The windows of the virtual anywhere cafe display a shifting array of scenery. (Image courtesy of G1)
TOKYO -- Virtual tourism, which got a boost during the pandemic when travel was curtailed around the world, is entering a new phase as real-world travel resumes.
Despite concerns in some quarters that virtual tourism's days are numbered once travelers are able to visit actual locations, some are pointing out its advantages.
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