Augmented reality, astro-tourism and other trends shaping travel in 2019

The Royal Caribbean cruise line has been experimenting with immersive technology and guests can virtually visit private islands, for instance, or use AR for gaming.
The Royal Caribbean cruise line has been experimenting with immersive technology and guests can virtually visit private islands, for instance, or use AR for gaming.PHOTO: ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL


A Royal Caribbean Productions original, Flight: Dare to Dream introduces cutting-edge 3D flying technology, video and automation to the 1,401-seat Royal Theater. PHOTO: ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL

With augmented reality (AR), travel is enhanced in real time with digital experiences streamed on a smartphone. Think Pokemon Go, which gets fans hunting for wee virtual monsters in parks, and you get the picture.

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