Expedia showcased a way for users to use virtual reality to walk into a hotel room and check out amenities and features, including a room's view and balcony. But the company's CEO has said in the past that VR can't be a substitute for travel all together. “I hope that VR in travel fails miserably because I want people to go places,” Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said at a 2016 Geekwire technology conference. “I think that VR can certainly play a part in your research in travel and your being inspired to go to amazing places on earth.” Get the full story at Mashable Read also "Expedia advises youth focus" at the Bangkok Post