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.

>>Cruise passengers don’t seem to be concerned: No One in the Cruise Industry Is Losing Sleep Over Zika

>>Family travel has moved beyond the theme park and the chicken finger: Skift Podcast: Where Family Travel Is Headed In 2016

>>A ton of red tape still needs to be eliminated: Relaxed Cuba Travel Restrictions Still Pose a Challenge for American Tourists

>>China surpassed Canada as the number one international inbound travel market into Los Angeles in 2015: Los Angeles Tourism CEO Explains the Exponential Rise of The Chinese Traveler

Photo Credit: A traveling salesman on the beach in Cuba. Sebastian / Flickr