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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>>Quietly, Goldstein has helped oversee the global integration of cruise industry trade associations into one united entity: Royal Caribbean COO on CLIA, China and the Need for North American Cruisers

>>Check out all things meetings and events in the new Skift Meetings newsletter: Skift Meetings: Dallas and Palm Springs CEO Interviews, Hilton’s Planner IQ Hub

>>Visit Greater Palm Springs especially focuses on attendees to compel them to advocate on behalf of the destination: Interview: Palm Springs Tourism CEO on Engaging Millennial Meeting Attendees

>>Royal Caribbean International is looking to attract the next generation of cruisers: Interview: Royal Caribbean International CEO on China and the High-Tech Future of Cruising

>>Americans are becoming more worldly: 4 Charts Revealing Americans’ Perceptions of Traveling Abroad

Photo Credit: The new "Two Dudes" video series is testing well with Millennials. Visit Greater Palm Springs