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.

>>Travelers now view travel insurance differently: Terror Attacks and Change Fees Cause Travelers to Rethink Travel Insurance

>>Luxury travel is about more than brand names and butler service: Skift Podcast: What Do The World’s Wealthiest Travelers Want?

>>This could change once Q2 bookings data are released: Report: North American Vacationers Are Still Renting Cars in Europe

>>Singapore loves experiential marketing: Skift CMO Interviews: Shifting the Destination Brand Story at Singapore Tourism

>>But Bookings in Europe have gotten back to normal levels: Royal Caribbean Says Americans Are Cruising Closer to U.S. Waters

Photo Credit: A Royal Caribbean ship is shown at the company's private destination, Labadee, in Haiti. Royal Caribbean International