European Habits and More Tourism Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

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.

>> Americans are ready to travel, but they’re making smarter choices: Behind the U.S. Summer Traveler’s Search for Value

>> The varying travel habits of European residents: Greeks Take the Longest Vacations in Europe, But Spend the Least

>> Americans opt for car trips over air travel:  More American Travelers Driving This Weekend and This Summer

>> Millennials are traveling further and for longer for their honeymoons: The Honeymooning Habits of Marrying Millennials in the U.S.

>> Online visas gain popularity as tourism growth strategy: Burma to Launch Online Visa Application for Tourists

>> Online visas gain popularity as tourism growth strategy: India May Allow 40 New Countries To Get E-Visa, Including U.S. and UK

>> Destination build brand awareness on social media: How Visit Dallas Inspired Locals to Promote City on Social Media

>> Europeans travel extremely close to home: Where and How Europeans Choose to Travel

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