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.

>> Register today and hear from Twitter on tourism, it doesn’t get much bigger than that: Free Webinar: How To Use Twitter To Increase Travel and Tourism

>> Adventure travelers don’t need hand-holding: Most Adventure Travelers Bypass Travel Agents on Road to Independence

>> The usual suspects made the list again, but see what newcomers scored a spot: Top 10 Travel Destinations on Social Media for October 2014

>> Bunyan Velo’s founding editor on how biking fits into the future of travel: Skift Forum Video: Finding Happiness Through Travel on a Human Scale

>> Another Skift Forum video, with discussion about BrandUSA’s future: Skift Forum Video: America’s Top Tourism Experts on the Future of Destinations

>> Food is something every destination can relate to: Destinations Try to Build a Brand With Culinary Tourism

>> Let’s start addressing this growing problem: Searching for the Solution to Tourism Overcrowding in Top Destinations

 

Photo Credit: Tourists swarming around the Venus di Milo statue at the Louvre in Paris, France. Skift