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6 Tourism Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Jun 29, 2014 12:00 pm

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Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts we highlight the stories that tackle these trends. This one looks at top tourism trends. For all of our trends roundups, go here.

>> Tourism boards create more actionable, interactive websites: Georgia Adds Content and Trip Planning to Its Tourism Website

>> Every travel sector is going after Chinese travelers: Cruise Lines Are Spending Big to Appeal to Chinese Travelers

>> Expanding the visa waiver program would quickly increase U.S. tourism: Travel Executives Urge U.S. Government to Expand Visa Waiver Program

>> But that doesn’t mean that the U.S. government will do it: U.S. Visa Waiver Program Isn’t Likely to Take on New Countries

>> The U.S. is sending the most tourists to the World Cup: Where Brazil’s World Cup Fans Come From, Based on Facebook Check-Ins

>> Entertainment continues to drive tourism: Tourists Keep Coming to Their Favorite TV and Movie Destinations

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