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Japanese towns look to draw foreign tourists with virtual reality videos

National Nov 15, 2017

Japanese towns look to draw foreign tourists with virtual reality videos

As governments across Japan seek to attract more foreign tourists, some are developing smartphone apps featuring virtual reality videos. Municipalities, especially those with lesser-known sightseeing spots, hope such VR videos will be instrumental in reaching out to potential tourists both in Japan and overseas. The central ...