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.

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Photo Credit: Instagram influencer Ben Brown on a trip in Alberta, Canada. Instagram