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.

>> These numbers are very hard to track: Tourism Employment Numbers Plagued by Seasonality and High Turnover Rates

>> Rail travel hasn’t lost its appeal with travelers: The Current State of Rail Travel in the U.S. and Europe

>> Number one will probably surprise you: The Top 10 Countries for Global Expats

>> Ski vacations are still new for Chinese elite: Ski Vacations Gain Popularity With Growing Chinese Elite

>> The U.S. is on the list: India Expedites Visa Application Process for Travelers From 43 Countries

 

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