Rizort Launches the First Social Virtual Reality Travel Experience

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  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) November 29, 2018 - Rizort, a luxury vacation marketplace, announced the release of its latest virtual reality (VR) social feature in its Rizort VR app, a streamlined immersive platform that allows guests to virtually explore hotels, resorts and experiences from anywhere in the world. Rizort is the only online travel marketplace which offers a virtual reality app on Oculus Platform.

    The newly released Rizort VR app brings this social dialogue to the virtual world. The new feature supports a ‘multiuser’ mode that creates a social dialogue for travelers who are looking to plan a vacation. They can visit and experience the resorts together, from the comfort of their own living room, converse and guide each other while being immersed in the destination.

    “Travel is a social experience. Planning and booking a vacation is a clear example of that and can sometimes be a grueling task. Forty percent of users prefer using VR in the company of others and the latest version of the Rizort VR app does just that. We want all travelers to be able interact in a fun and collaborative way in the process,” says Sachin Kanodia, CEO of Rizort. “We are very pleased with the results of the social feature and plan to make more innovative enhancements that will help travelers book an end-to-end vacation on one seamless platform.”

    Recently, Rizort added Dubai, Mexico and the Caribbean to its growing roster of destination offerings. Current destinations also include Bali, Thailand, the Maldives and destinations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) , Fiji and Japan will be added in 2019.

    About Rizort Inc.
    Rizort is the world's first intent and experience driven vacation marketplace based out of San Francisco. Rizort's proprietary algorithm leverages data to match user intent to highly curated luxury hotels, resorts and experiences across multiple destinations. Its immersive web experience and virtual reality (VR) app built on the Oculus platform, deliver highly interactive narratives to travelers, helping them dream, plan and personalize their vacation experience. Rizort has raised $2.9M dollars in seed funding, to date.

    Media Contacts:
    Sumit Kumar, Rizort
    sumit ( @ ) rizort dot com

    Khiavett Diaz, Gutenberg
    khiavett ( @ ) thegutenberg dot com

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