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.

>> Medellin has become a beacon of hope for other Latin American cities: Medellin’s Tourism Transformation Looks to Meetings and Conventions

>> Familiar challenges: 5 Tourism Challenges Facing German Destinations

>> Chicago’s strategy to get more Chinese visitor arrivals: Interview: Chicago Tourism CEO on the Next Generation of Tourists

>> There’s still a lot of growth left in Europe when it comes to attracting and retaining Chinese travelers: 5 Charts About The State of Chinese Traveler in Europe

Photo Credit: Medellin's metro has spawned a "metro culture," which amounts to local pride in a well-run and clean transit system. Skift