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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.

>> This will be a tough sell: Global Travel Organizations Form New Coalition to Encourage Unified Voice on Issues

>> Travel warnings are less about informing travelers and more about maintaining status updates on already controversial areas: What We Found in 18 Years of U.S. Travel Warnings

>> Disney’s entrance could spark other companies to integrate their own family-first experiences: Disney Tries to Make River Cruises Younger With New AmaWaterways Deal

>> The WTTC data behind this shows how large the global travel industry really is: Five Charts That Explain the Size of the Global Travel Industry in 2015

Photo Credit: World Travel & Tourism Council members planting trees in Madrid, Spain on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 as part of the organization's "Tourism Cares" initiative. World Travel & Tourism Council