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.

>>High travel costs and an uncertain global economy aren’t good news for those expecting businesses to spend more on travel: Increased Leisure Travel Demand Could Lead to Fewer Business Trips

>>Anyone who works in the travel industry knows that travel isn’t immune from tragedy: Skift Podcast: Selling Travel in Times of Crisis

>>Disney proved it is patient — and really good at building anticipation: Disney Is Growing Its Cruise Fleet and 5 More Revelations From Its Annual Meeting

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