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 digital trends.

For all of our trends roundups, go here.

>> See who the biggest spenders were: Travel Booking Sites Spent $624 Million on TV Advertising in 2014

>> Zaman is streamlining a technique some savvy travelers have been doing for years: The Real Story Behind Orbitz and United Suing the Hidden Cities Startup Guy

>> There is no stopping the selfie craze: The Selfie Stick Was One of the Holidays’ Hottest Gifts

>> Watch Sree Sreenivasan’s Skift Global Forum video: The Future of Travel Is About Connecting the Digital With the Physical

 

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