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.

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Photo Credit: Vancouver Convention Centre's public space will host much of PCMA's educational and networking sessions, versus the meeting space. Vancouver Convention Centre