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Transport Yourself with Zoom Backgrounds

by Katie Skrzek

May 12, 2020

Lycabettus Restaurant, Andronis Concept. Photo: J PR

Travel Tips

With many Americans sheltering in place and working from home, staying connected is more important than ever. New remote workers turn to Zoom to stay in contact with coworkers and other business associates. The video conferencing service offers a fun option to jazz up your virtual meetings: virtual backgrounds. This option allows users to select a unique backdrop to display behind them, instead of wherever they are in their home.

 

Hotels around the world offer images to use as virtual backdrops to inspire travelers. Check out these properties for an escape, all from the comfort of your home office.

 

Andronis Concept

Visit Santorini via Zoom courtesy of Andronis Concept. The only 5-star wellness retreat on the island, the hotel features a large spa and beautiful views.

 

Executive Suite with Cave Plunge Pool. Photo: J PR

 

Helena Bay

Located in Northland, New Zealand, the luxurious property boasts stunning views of lush greenery and the Pacific Ocean.

 

Marquis Los Cabos

The all-inclusive resort and spa in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, offers breathtaking views of the sunset, as seen from three infinity pools overlooking the Sea of Cortés.

 

The Mulia Bali

Experience the white-sand beaches of southern Bali from the comfort of your home. The property boasts design elements inspired by Balinese culture, blending with natural landscapes.

 

La La Lune, Bali. Photo: J PR

 

The Shore Club Turks and Caicos

The Caribbean retreat is located on Turks and Caicos’ coveted Long Bay Beach. Take in poolside views for a rejuvenating experience.

 

Washington School House

The Park City, Utah, boutique property is a National Historic Registry landmark. Built in 1889, the elegant property provides striking views during any season.

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