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5 Tourism Trends We’re Tracking At Skift This Week

@djpeltier

Aug 16, 2014 5:30 pm

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The Eiffel Tower is seen under clouds in Paris May 28, 2013. Benoit Tessier / Reuters


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.

>> Paris isn’t all it’s cracked up to be for Chinese tourists: First-Time Chinese Tourists Encounter ‘The Paris Syndrome’

>> Famous attractions don’t always equal the most fun: Why Bucket List Attractions Fall Flat With Visitors

>> U.S. cities hope casinos can revive tourism: What Revel’s Demise Tells Us About Gaming Tourism’s Shortcomings

>> Meeting the needs of the aging LGBT traveler: The Difference Between the Millennial and the Baby Boomer LGBT Traveler

>> Good luck escaping these trending attractions: The Tourists Who Enjoy Getting Trapped in Rooms at Popular Destinations

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