Providing the capability of touring resorts in virtual reality might be a good way to showcase best features, and maximize guest relaxation by reducing unexpected surprises and orientating inbound travellers with general amenities prior to arrival.

Hospitality Tech breaks down some of the possible use cases and benefits of looking at VR technologies for resorts…

Wetting the Travel Appetite

Many hotels have used this time of low or no occupancy to upgrade, renovate and rejuvenate their properties. Why? It is important to come out the other side of the pandemic more appealing than ever before. After renovations are complete, hotels are filming their property in VR in order to showcase its beauty and appeal for weddings, MICE and conferences.

Hotels can then send a headset with preloaded VR content of their property to their top clients, prospective guests or even tour operators. Giving customers a sneak-peek into newly refurbished hotels during lockdown will trigger the dreaming stage of a holiday planning process from a guest perspective.

Reassuring Investors

Sending this content to investors and board members is also necessary. It helps reassure such ones that their investment is doing well, corners weren’t cut during construction, and guests will be happy once they return.

Josh Cole, Director at via Hospitality Tech


Read about more possible use cases and benefits of VR in resort industry at Hospitality Technology…