weekly_trend_roundup.jpgEvery 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.

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>>So far Zika’s tangible effect on travel has been minimal: The Zika Virus Panic Is Following a Familiar Pattern

>>How are tour operators adapting, and what strategies are helping them thrive in this dynamic environment? : Interview: Zozi CEO on the Key Challenges Faced by the Tours Sector

>>Cruise lines tend to gloss over the pollution their ships pump into both the air and sea: Sustainability Is Still a Work in Progress for Cruise Lines

Photo Credit: Vizeat organized home-cooked meals for over 1,000 attendees in 170 Parisian homes during last year's Airbnb Open conference. Airbnb