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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.

>> More tourism companies want to get sustainable, here are some pointers: Skift Forum Video: How to Build an Ethical Tourism Company

>> Making destinations have year-round appeal is the new craze: Summer Destinations Look for Solutions to Tourists’ Seasonal Stereotypes

>> Caribbean tourism boards are thinking “product management:” Caribbean Tourism Boards Take Responsibility for Managing Visitor Experience

>> Good food and wine speak to tourists: How Data Inspired Tourism Australia to Market Its Food and Wine

>> Japan realizes Chinese tourists are lucrative too: Japan Targets High-Spending Chinese Tourists for Economic Boost

>> Britain wants to draw tourists to the countryside: British Travel Brands Highlight UK’s Undiscovered Attractions

>> Tour guides may have to prove they know their stuff in the future: U.S. Supreme Court May Rule on Tour-Guide Licensing

Photo Credit: British Airways joined with VisitBritain to highlight UK attractions that might not be part of over-done itineraries. British Airways