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.

>>Destination marketers and local food stakeholders now compete globally, hence should work in tandem: Food Tourism in the U.S. Gets Better as Americans’ Tastes Improve

>>The latest projections reinforce that business travel is resilient: Business Travel Spending in Europe Is Expected to Grow at a Healthy Clip

>>With so much digital noise, CMOs are seeing live events in a new light: CMOs Are Investing More in Live Events to Engage Distracted Audiences

>>Luxury-oriented Chinese millennials seemingly look to fill up any free time with travel: 6 Charts Showing How Elite Chinese Millennials Prefer Their Luxury Travel

>>It should still concern Floridians that Visit Florida has spent public money on performers like Pitbull: Visit Florida Survives Audit Prompted by Pitbull Partnership

>>Growth in Asia and Australia is fueling better-than-expected cruise numbers: More People Took a Cruise Last Year Than the Cruise Industry Expected

>>Tourism Australia has shown the power of food tourism to drive higher visitation: Skift CMO Interviews: Tourism Australia Bet on Food and Wine and Won

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