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.

>>The biggest obstacle is making more tour products available digitally: Fragmentation and the Challenge of the Tours and Activities Business

>>It’s hard to get too excited about “stable and steady” progress: U.S. Business Travel Projected to Grow at Slow, Steady Pace

>>Celebrity Cruises tried to look different from other cruise lines in its new advertising: Interview: Celebrity CEO on Avoiding the Sameness of Cruise Advertising

>>Travel agencies need to get younger and more creative: Interview: ASTA’s CEO on the Travel Agencies That Will Win the Future

Photo Credit: New advertising from Celebrity Cruises invokes the childhood game "Marco Polo." Celebrity Cruises