“For the time being, we want to use VR as inspiration for you to really love something and want to go there,” he said. “Can it be a replacement? I think that’s far off at this point.” Despite his dubious attitude toward VR travel, Khosrowshahi was careful not to rule it out altogether. Expedia is acutely aware of the fact that disruption happens when big companies slow down. Because of that, the travel giant wants to keep its finger on the pulse of emerging technologies. “We’re very, very aggressively investing in marketing and especially technology to stay ahead of the pack,” said Khosrowshahi. “The minute you stop improving on the internet someone catches up and takes over.” Get the full story at GeekWire