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.
>> BrandUSA passed the House, but let’s see if it’s included in the bill’s final version: BrandUSA Reauthorization Clears U.S. House, Waits for Senate Budget Approval
>> The cutting edge of destination marketing, potentially: British Columbia Turns to Oculus Rift for a Virtual Reality Tourism Experience
>> The “Happiest Place on Earth” prevails: Ten Most Popular U.S. Destinations for Facebook Check-Ins in 2014
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Photo Credit: A user trying out the Oculus Rift technology. Destination British Columbia
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