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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.

>> The 9/11 Museum demonstrates what the tourism world can learn from apps: The 9/11 Memorial and Museum Has a Few Lessons About the Future of Tourism

>> Locals’ dislike for tourists isn’t as bad as you thought: How Locals and Tourists Feel About Each Other, According to Priceline

>> Scotland voted “No,” but let’s look at what it was up against if the answer was “Yes:” What Scotland’s Independence Would Mean for Tourism

>> More international tourists than ever are crossing borders: International Tourism on Track for Another Record-Breaking Year

>> Reading travel stories isn’t as important as reading TripAdvisor, study finds: Press Coverage of Destinations Matters Least in Travelers’ Decisions

>> The Ebola effect on African tourism is sadly continuing: African Tourism Continues to Slide on Ebola Fears, Despite Geographic Realities


Photo Credit: A tourist references a foldout map at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Daniel Foster / Flickr