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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.
>>Now all eyes turn to Carnival and Royal Caribbean: More Cruise Lines Are Shuffling Itineraries to Avoid Visits to Turkey
>>Visa overstays are a hot topic for xenophobic politicians: The Top 10 Countries Whose Citizens Love the U.S. So Much They Won’t Leave
>>Are selfies to online travel agencies as pro photographers are to travel agents?: Beyond the Selfie Stick: A New Angle on Travel Photography
>>The world has less restrictive visa policies in 2016 than it did before the global economic crisis: 6 Charts That Explain the State of Global Tourist Visas in 2016
>>Another solid year of international tourism growth is in the books: International Tourism Outlook Projects Weakest Growth in 7 Years
>>The overworked, under-vacationed, and under-traveled American remains a reality: No Vacation Nation: 41% of Americans Didn’t Take a Day off in 2015
>>The new Fulcrum report gives tourism bureaus a better idea of the business challenges facing planners: Meeting Planners Are Relying More on Tourism Bureaus in 2016
>>Diversity advertising must be calculated and thoughtful rather than rushed and non-representative: The Business Case for More Diversity in Tourism Advertising