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.

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>>The High Line: every city wants it, other public parks want to be it: Skift Podcast: Why New York’s High Line Became the Attraction Smart Cities Want

>>Disney’s Magic Kingdom remains the busiest theme park on earth: Disney Still Rules Theme Parks, But Harry Potter Does Wonders for Attendance

>>Smart branding and marketing strategy focused on the local food experience is an absolute imperative for today’s place marketers: New Skift Trends Report: Food Tourism Strategies to Drive Destination Spending