weekly_trend_roundupEvery 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.

>>Cruise lines have spent most of the year dealing with economic and geopolitical crises in Europe: How the European Migrant Crisis Affects Mediterranean Cruising

>>Luxury travel is evolving beyond its traditional parameters: How Mature Luxury Destination Brands Stay Relevant With Content

>>There’s always the danger of devolving into a collection of cliches: Washington Tourism CEO Explains the Impact of D.C. Cool Campaign

>>The next phase includes getting non-industry CEOs to advocate for the value of meetings: How the Meetings Industry Is Getting Ready for the Future of Conventions

>>Family travel is one of the fastest growing segments in travel yet many brands don’t focus on families at all: 5 Charts Showing the State of Family Travel in the U.S.

>>Singapore and Dubai take the cake: 5 Charts Showing the State of Shopping for Muslim Travelers

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