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HTA looks to Virtual Reality to boost tourism numbers

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

There may soon be a new way for people to visit Hawaii as the Hawaii Tourism Authority is exploring the possibility of using Virtual Reality to promote the islands.

The new technology is schedule to debut in September at a tourism conference.

Last year, 8.6 million tourists traveled to Hawaii and HTA hopes the new technology will help boost numbers.

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